Dickies Arena to dazzle with WTA Finals show


2022 WTA finals in Fort Worth Image: Dickies Arena

The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced on September 6th that Fort Worth, Texas (US) will host the 2022 season-ending WTA Finals from October 31st-November 7th.

‘WTA Tennis’ stated that the year-end finale, featuring the Top 8 singles players and doubles teams in the Race to the WTA Finals, will be held at the state-of-the-art Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, with the event thereafter due to return to Shenzhen, China, in cooperation with long-term partner Gemdale.

The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) is the principal organizing body of women’s professional tennis. It governs the WTA Tour which is the worldwide professional tennis tour for women and was founded to create a better future for women’s tennis.

The Dickies Arena is a 14,000-seat multipurpose American arena located within the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas, US. The venue opened in the year 2019.

The Will Rogers Memorial Center is a 120-acre American public entertainment, sports and livestock complex located in Fort Worth, Texas, US. It is named for American humorist and writer Will Rogers. It is the home of the annual Fort Worth Stock Show.

Said Steve Simon, WTA Chairman and head honcho, “The Dickies Arena and the City of Fort Worth has a proven track record of hosting world-class sporting and entertainment events, and we are excited to bring the WTA’s showpiece tournament back to the United States for the first time since 2005. This location and venue for the 2022 WTA Finals will provide a fantastic experience for players and fans alike and offer a fitting finale as another exciting season on the Hologic WTA Tour comes to a close.”

The Hologic Corporation is a developer, manufacturer and supplier of diagnostic and medical imaging systems related to women’s health. It develops digital imaging technology for general radiography and mammography applications.

‘WTA Tennis’ further stated that since opening its doors in late 2019, the Dickies Arena has hosted top-notch concerts and sporting events, including the English singer-songwriter Paul McCartney, Canadian singer Michael Bublé and the American rock band Kiss as well as the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men’s Basketball first and second rounds, the U.S. Gymnastics Championships, and Bassmaster Classic (a tournament in the sport of professional bass fishing).

The arena continues to bring incredible shows to Fort Worth such as the American rock band Eagles, American musician Post Malone, American singer-songwriter Chris Stapleton, American singer George Strait plus many more still to come this year.

Click here to see the latest standings on the Race to the WTA Finals and here for the updated 2022 WTA Tour calendar.

Ticketing details for the 2022 WTA Finals will be available soon via Ticketmaster.

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