(Updated to indicate ticket sales have started)
Tickets for the Women’s Tennis Association tournament, which will run from February 10-16, went on sale online Monday evening around 7pm.
With a tournament prize of nearly $2.5 million, spectators will see the world’s second-highest ranked player Victoria Azarenka return to defend her title against world number 1 Serena Williams.
Also playing are French Open champion Li Na, world no. 5 Agnieszka Radwanksa, Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova as well as Sara Errani, Jelena Jankovic, Angelique Kerber and Caroline Wozniacki.
Speaking about the lineup, tournament director Saad Al Mohannadi said in a statement:
“It will be exciting to see if Victoria Azarenka can defend her title for a second time among such a talented group of athletes… We look forward to hosting an amazing week of tennis.”
Just over a week ago, men’s world number 1 Rafael Nadal triumphed over Frenchman Gael Monfils to win the Qatar title for the first time.
Here’s the full line-up:
Who’s planning on going?