The 2020 WTA closes this week with its final stop in Linz, Austria. Due to the pandemic, the WTA lost its entire Asian fall swing, including the year-end finals, along with nearly all of the European stops.
But Linz survived and the tournament attracted a decent field with three players in the Top 30 including Top 3 seeds Aryna Sabalenka, Elise Mertens and Dayana Yastremska.
French Open breakout start Nadia Podoroska is seeded sixth. Eighth seed Bernarda Pera is the lone North American in the field.
Veterans Vera Zvonareva, Sorana Cirstea and 2018 champ Camila Giorgi will also make an appearance.
Last year in the Linz final, Coco Gauff stunned Jelena Ostapenko for her first title.
The indoor tournament debuted in 1991.
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