Women’s Tennis Association, for short WTA, is the principal organization governing the circuit tournaments and career of tennis women worldwide. For comparison, it is women’s tennis what the ATP men’s tennis. The WTA organizes the schedule and designated the official venues of the tournament the women’s circuit, also called the WTA Tour. In 2005 the WTA changed the name of the WTA Tour by that of The Sony Ericsson WTA Tour due to a sponsorship contract with the firm of Nippon-Swedish mobile phones and accessories, Sony Ericsson.
The WTA began in