Elina Svitolina hit the ground running in Singapore, beating Petra Kvitova for the first time in four years.
Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo announced on Saturday his retirement from international football after winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi lauded his players and claimed they deserved their Africa Cup of Nations success after a narrow final win.
Senegal and Algeria will contest the AFCON final, but pre-match focus is on the long friendship of coaches Djamel Belmadi and Aliou Cisse.
Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday after he netted Nigeria's winner to ensure his side third place in the tournament with a 1-0 victo
The Cameroon Football Federation sacked coach Clarence Seedorf and assistant Patrick Kluivert on Tuesday.
Algeria head coach Djamel Belmadi hailed their AFCON triumph as an 'unbelievable' achievement for the country.