WTA Finals results LIVE: Latest scores and updates from Singapore The top eight in the world – who are fit to play – compete for the WTA finals each year in the fifth biggest event on the circuit behind only the Grand Slams. Like the men’s version – the ATP Tour finals in London – the tournament is played in a round-robin format in two groups of four. The winners and runners-up of each group advance to the semifinals. Doubles teams participate in a single elimination draw. World No1 Simona Halep is the favourite but she will face competition from the likes of Garbine Muguruza and Venus Williams. Serena Williams meanwhile remains out of action after the birth of her daughter. Maria Sharapova is yet to get back high enough up the rankings to qualify following her drug ban. WTA Finals results LIVE: Latest scores and updates Red Group 6-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) beat 4-Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) 6-2 6-0 1-Simona Halep (Romania) beat 8-Caroline Garcia (France) 6-4 6-2 White Group 2-Garbine Muguruza Blanco (Spain) beat 7-Jelena Ostapenko (Latvia) 6-3 6-4 3-Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) beat 5-Venus Williams (U.