Iga Swiatek led the Tracy Austin Group on Tuesday with a straight-set win over Daria Kasatkina.
Swiatek will enter the second round-robin match on Thursday, with a place in the semifinals within reach. These are the latest scenarios:
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–If Swiatek and Kasatkina win, Swiatek advances as group winner. Coco Gauff would be eliminated. Kasatkina and Garcia would play for second place on Saturday.
–If Swiatek wins in straight sets and Gauff wins in three sets, Swiatek will advance his position in Group TBD.
–If Caroline García and Gauff win, García advances as group champion. Kasatkina would be eliminated. Gauff and Swiatek would play for second place on Saturday.
–If Garcia wins in straight sets and Kasatkina wins in three sets, Garcia advances her position in Group TBD.
–Any other combination of results means that the qualification is equivalent to finals.
– Anna Danilina and Beatriz Haddad Maia advance if they win in straight sets on Thursday. His position in the TBD group.
–If Danilina and Haddad Maia win and Gabriela Dabrowski and Giuliana Olmos win, Danilina and Haddad Maia advance as group champions. Lyudmyla Kichenok and Jelena Ostapenko would be eliminated. Dabrowski and Olmos, as well as Kudermetova and Mertens would play for second place on Saturday.
–If Kudermetova and Mertens win and Kichenok and Ostapenko win, Kudermetova and Mertens advance as group champions. Dabrowski and Olmos would be eliminated. Danilina and Haddad Maia, as well as Kichenok and Ostapenko, would play for second place on Saturday.
–Dabrowski and Olmos would be eliminated if they lost in straight sets.
–Any other combination of results means that the classification is equivalent to the final.