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Zhuhai To Host International Women's Tennis Tournament In November

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 28 / 15

Zhuhai, China "will host an international tennis tournament for the next five years, starting in early November," according to Zhan Lisheng of CHINA DAILY. Co-organized by the WTA, Chinese Tennis Association and the municipal government of Zhuhai, the WTA Elite Trophy "will take place from Nov 2-8."...

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