2022 EDITION OF THE WTA FINALS TO BE HELD AT DICKIES ARENA IN FORT WORTH
Fort Worth will host the 2022 event under a one-year agreement
The WTA announced today Fort Worth, Texas will host the 2022 season-ending WTA Finals from October 31 – November 7. The prestigious 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, with the event thereafter due to return to Shenzhen, China in cooperation with long-term partner Gemdale.
“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,” said Steve Simon, WTA Chairman and CEO. “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.”
Since opening its doors in late 2019, Dickies Arena has hosted top notch concerts and sporting events including Paul McCartney, Michael Bublé and KISS as well as the NCAA Men’s Basketball 1st and 2nd Rounds, the U.S. Gymnastics Championships and Bassmaster Classic. The arena continues to bring incredible shows to Fort Worth such as the Eagles, Post Malone, Chris Stapleton, George Strait plus many more still to come this year.
Ticketing details for the 2022 WTA Finals will be available soon via Ticketmaster.
About the WTA
Founded by Billie Jean King in 1983 on the principle of equal opportunity, the WTA is the global leader in women’s professional sports. The WTA is one of the world’s most recognizable and high-profile sports organizations, consisting of more than 1600 players representing approximately 87 nations, all competing to earn WTA rankings, points and prestigious tournament titles. The Hologic WTA Tour is annually comprised of around 50 events and four Grand Slams, spanning six continents and nearly 30 countries and regions with a global audience of over 900 million. Further information on the WTA can be found at wtatennis.com.
About Dickies Arena
Dickies Arena is a 14,000 seat, spectacular multipurpose venue that was built in 2019 and recently nominated for Arena of the Year for 2021 by both Pollstar Magazine and the Academy of Country Music Awards. The arena is located adjacent to the Will Rogers Memorial Center campus in Fort Worth, Texas. The facility is the result of a pioneering public-private partnership between the City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, the State of Texas and a group of private-sector participants, including foundations, individuals and organizations. The arena is owned by the City of Fort Worth and managed by the not-for-profit operating entity, Trail Drive Management Corp. (TDMC). The state-of-the-art arena hosts concerts, sporting events and family entertainment, and is home to Fort Worth Stock Show Rodeo performances. For more information, visit www.DickiesArena.com.