The 2014 Garanti Koza WTA Tournament of Champions is a singles-only tennis tournament that will be played on indoor hard courts. The tournament will be sponsored for the second of a two year deal by Turkish construction firm Garanti Koza. It is the sixth edition of the tournament and is part of the 2014 WTA Tour. The 2014 edition is the third and last to be held in Sofia at the Arena Armeec. The tournament is scheduled to be played between October 28 and November 2. Simona Halep is the defending champion.
The 2014 Garanti Koza WTA Tournament of Champions is the sixth edition of the event and the third to take place in Sofia. The tournament is run by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) and is part of the 2014 WTA Tour. It is the season ending championships for players who have won one of the WTA International tournaments but have not qualified for the WTA Championships. The Tournament shall consist of a singles draw of eight (8) players (including two (2) Wild Cards, if applicable) in a round robin format to be determined by the WTA.
The singles event will feature eight players in a round robin event, split into two groups of four. Over the first four days of competition, each player will meet the other three players in their group, with the top two in each group advancing to the semifinals. The first-placed player in one group will meet the second-placed player in the other group, and vice versa. The winners of each semifinal will meet in the championship match.
The final standings of each group shall be determined by the first of the following methods that apply:
Greatest number of wins
Greatest number of matches played; or
Head-to-head results if only two players are tied, or if three players are tied then:
a If three players each have the same number of wins, a player having played less than all three matches is automatically eliminated and the player advancing to the single elimination competition is the winner of the match-up of the two remaining tied players; or
The six highest-ranked players who have captured at least one International tournament during the year and who are not participating in singles at the year-end WTA Championships in Singapore. Players with a purple colour are in the top 8 of the WTA Tour Championships rankings.