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Where Would You Like To See The WTA Bring an Event To or Bring Back?

I personally liked the Hamburg event, the Betty Barclay, and I think that the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix should be there in that stadium setting, it feels more like a big event, and they could eventually combine the men's tournament that goes there too.

I think that the WTA could use a big event in South America, develop more interest in tennis, or in Africa i.e. the South African tournament for the men. We should continue to open up new markets as a sport, and South America already loves men's tennis as is (obviously from the Argentine and Chilean success), that it would be time to have a few tournaments there with more successful players to put on display.

As for bringing an event back, I'd like to see the WTA bring back Doha. It was a good tournament!

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Bring back San Diego.
Have a tournament in Dallas.

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I loved Antwerp and Zurich. I know there really isnt a place for either anymore, but we should at least get Antwerp back (synthetic!!!!!!)

I doubt we'll ever see Hamburg again on WTA tour...
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Oklahoma City!
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Okay, not gonna lie, Oklahoma City was the shit, lol.

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Scottsdale.

It was a very pragmatic event. It gave a practical prep to Indian Wells, so it almost always had 8 or 9 of the top ten. It took the jet lag out of Indian Wells. It's a part of the country that has 'tennis weather' most of the year, and no tournament.

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Scottsdale.

It was a very pragmatic event. It gave a practical prep to Indian Wells, so it almost always had 8 or 9 of the top ten. It took the jet lag out of Indian Wells. It's a part of the country that has 'tennis weather' most of the year, and no tournament.
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I think that run of Memphis - Oklahoma City - Scottsdale - Indian Wells - Miami was the best scheduling ever!

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I want the German Open back. They have some up and coming German players on the tour (Sabine Lisicki etc.) and they should definitely put a tournament back in Germany.
San Diego would be a good idea too.

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put the YEC in MSG again

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They should put a good event in Sydney after the Australian open, maybe after the US open when the Asian swing is on. That would be aaawwwwwwwwwwwwwwesssssssome.

Oh and Zurich and Antwerp

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San Diego or Zurich
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Put an event in Chicago or Milwaukee!

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I miss San Diego tourny

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