The only WTA Tour Championships from Bucharest, 10-18 September. Invest 300,000 Euros, $115,000 Prizes, and 160 WTA Points for the Champion in the WTA Teriyac Foundation Cup

The only WTA Tour Championships from Bucharest, 10-18 September. Invest 300,000 Euros, $115,000 Prizes, and 160 WTA Points for the Champion in the WTA Teriyac Foundation Cup

Ion Tiriac: The organization of this tournament is the epitome of efforts to keep Bucharest on the international tennis map. The purpose of the Tiriac Foundation is to encourage the practice of sports among young people, and the organization of this competition completes the mission of the Foundation. After a three-year hiatus, the Tiriac Foundation initiative has made Bucharest, once again, the host of a world-class sporting fray in white sports. I will definitely do my best to ensure this tournament continues, as it provides the foundation and confidence for Romanian tennis.”

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The Tiriac Foundation is organizing the Tiriac Foundation Cup – a world tennis tournament, from 10-18 September in Bucharest. It will take place at the National Tennis Center (Avenue Pierre de Coubertin, No. 11, Bucharest), outdoors, on clay. The Tiriac Foundation Trophy is the only WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) tournament scheduled to be held in Bucharest.

“The organization of this tournament represents the sum total of the efforts made to keep Bucharest on the international map of tennis tournaments. The purpose of the Tiriac Foundation is to encourage the practice of sports among young people, and the organization of this competition completes the mission of the Foundation. After a three-year hiatus, the Tiriac Foundation’s initiative has made Bucharest, once again , adding to a world-class sporting dispute in white sport. I will certainly do my best to ensure that this tournament continues, as it provides the foundation and confidence for Romanian tennis,” stated Ion Tiriac.

By obtaining the license to organize this world-class competition, the Tiriac Foundation supports tennis and provides Romanian players with the opportunity to play in international tournaments in Romania.

“In recent seasons Romania has been a strong supporter of Women’s Tennis and the Hologic WTA Tour, and I am delighted to see this beautiful tradition continue into 2022, with the announcement of the Tiriac Foundation Cup,” said WTA 125 member Melissa Payne. vice president.

The WTA 125 tournament in Bucharest will feature a singles main draw with 32 players and a doubles draw with 8 teams. The competition offers total prizes of $115,000 USD and 160 points in the WTA Champion Ranking. The total cost of the tournament is more than 300,000 euros.

Organized into a strategic week in the tennis calendar, the WTA 125 tournament is sure to provide a relevant experience for both established players and new white sports stars who will compete for a prestigious title in front of an excited crowd,” said WTA President Steve Simon. .

The singles qualifiers will be played on September 10 and 11, with the main draw matches starting on September 12. The semi-finals and final will be played on September 17 and 18, respectively.

Tickets will go on sale by the Romanian Tennis Federation at the end of August. At the same time, the tournament will be broadcast exclusively on Digisport channels.

The Tiriac Foundation Trophy is the first WTA tennis tournament to be held in Bucharest in the past three years. The director of this tour is Cosmin Hodor.

The Tiriac Foundation is a non-profit, non-political and non-governmental organization, born from the initiative and desire of Mr. Ion Tiriac to contribute to the development of sports and to encourage its practice among children and youth in Romania. The Foundation aims to engage children in sports activities and supports more than 100 athletes of the Allianz-Teriac, Skoda, Dedemann, Simona Halep and the Romanian Olympic Foundation hockey teams, providing them with playing space, training and high-quality equipment, but also participating in sports competitions held both nationally and internationally. Additional details about the Tiriac Foundation can be found at https://fundatiaiontiriac.ro/ .

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