Frenchwoman topples No. 5 seed, 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7); Ivanovic, Cibulkova retire; Errani, Jankovic, Keys, Lisicki and Pliskova advance.
The new competition takes place between Nov. 28 and Dec. 13.
Host chooses an indoor red clay court for the Nov. 21-23 final at the 27,000-seat Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Lille.
Veteran wins all-Argentine opener 6-3, 7-5; also Devvarman, Bolelli prevail.
She replaces Carlos Moya.
You know Michael Chang, but do you know Dante Bottini, the man behind the scenes of Kei Nishikori's success?
Recapping one of the most loaded tennis weekends of the year.
Looking ahead at a big WTA tournament and two small ATP events in Asia.
Stacking up Serena vs. Chris and Martina; what should we make of Cilic's doping ban?