This is a new feature on the WTA Fanatic Blog, bringing to you all the entry list updates and headlines coming into the final Premier 5 event of the year at Wuhan.
The US hard court swing is officially in the books with the likes of Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys, Garbine Muguruza and Elina Svitolina making their marks. The Asian derby has started in modest with an International tournament in Tokyo this week, but next week’s Pan Pacific Open (also in Tokyo) will feature a couple of top names who will be trying to end their seasons on a high. Will there be more surprises during the Asian swing?
We are guaranteed a new Grand Slam champion at the 2017 US Open, and it’ll be either Madison Keys or Sloane Stephens who lifts the US Open trophy at the end of the week. Both have played inspired tennis so far, but who will it be who has the last laugh at the end of the tournament?
Either Venus Williams or Sloane Stephens will make it to the 2017 US Open final… Will it be the veteran, who has excelled at Grand Slams all year, or will it be the underdog who is playing some inspired tennis right now?
Elina Svitolina will face Madison Keys to book a spot into the 2017 US Open quarterfinals. Both Svitolina and Keys are playing inspired tennis so far; who can keep up that level and make a deep run at the last Grand Slam of the year?