Category: WTA International Event
Event Date: December 31, 2016 to January 7, 2017
Organizers:

Chinese Tennis Association

Shenzhen Municipal Bureau of Culture, Sport and Tourism

CCTV IMG Sports Management Co. Ltd

Co-Organizers:

Bureau of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Longgang District, Shenzhen

Kaisa Culture

Shenzhen Grandale Sports Industry Co. Ltd.

Sanction Body:

Women’s Tennis Association (WTA)

Venue:

Shenzhen Longgang Sports Center (Seating Capacity : 4,000)

Prize Money:

US$ 750,000

Format:

Main Draw :
32 Women's Singles 
16 Team Women's Doubles 

Qualifying Singles Draw
Maximum 16 Players

Tentative Match Schedule:
December 31 (Sat) – Qualifying Starts at 11am
January 1 (Sun) – Qualifying & Main Draw 1st Rd Starts at 11am
January 2 (Mon) – Main Draw 1st Rd Starts at 11am
January 3 (Tue) – Main Draw 2nd Rd Starts at 11am
January 4 (Wed) – Main Draw 2nd Rd Starts at 12pm
January 5 (Thu) – Quarter Finals Starts at 12pm
January 6 (Fri) – Semi Finals Starts at 12pm
January 7 (Sat) – Finals Starts at 2pm
Surface:

Outdoor Hard Court

Tournament Director: Nick Freyer