Transylvania Open 2022

The WTA Tour heads to Romania this week for the second edition of the Transylvania Open. This WTA 250 event will take place in Cluj-Napoca from 10-16 Oct. You can follow Transylvania Open 2022, players, women’s singles main draw, schedule, prize money, and where to watch live.

  • Competition: Transylvania Open 2022
  • Category: WTA 250
  • Surface: Indoor Hard
  • Dates: 10-16 Oct.
  • Venue: BT Arena în Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Defending Champion: Simona Halep
  • TV: Tennis Channel
  • Transylvania Open Live Stream: Amazon Prime

Players and Top Seeds

The defending champion and the former world no. 1 Simona Halep will be the big miss in this year’s Transylvania Open. However, some other home players will be on the field, led by the in-form Ana Bogdan.

But no one is in better form than Barbora Krejcikova. The former world no. 2 and Grand Slam champion headlines the field and will play as the top seed. She is fresh off winning back-to-back titles in Tallinn Open and Ostrava Open. She took down world no. 1 and U.S. Open champion Iga Swiatek this weekend and clinched the Ostrava ATP 500.

Anhelina Kalinina and Anastasia Patapova are other top players in the top 4 seeds.

Top 8 Seeds

  1. Barbora Krejcikova (Rank 23)
  2. Anhelina Kalinina (Rank 45)
  3. Ana Bogdan (Rank 46)
  4. Anastasia Patapova (Rank 51)
  5. Magda Linette (Rank 55)
  6. Marta Kostyuk (Rank 56)
  7. Xiyu Wang (Rank 59)
  8. Anna Bondar (Rank 61)

Transylvania Open 2022 Main Draw

Barbora Krejcikova (1) and Ana Bogdan (3) anchor the top half of the draw and could face off in the semi-finals.

Romanian players are all in the top half of the draw. Ana Bogdan will take on Jule Niemeier in her big opener. Niemeier reached the second week in both the U.S. Open and Wimbledon this year. Ana Bogdan is 16-4 in her previous 20 matches.

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Krejcikova will open against Dalma Galfi and could face Xiyu Wang (7) in the last 8.

Kalinina (2) and Potapova (4) anchor the bottom half of the draw. Kalinina faces Eugenie Bouchard in the First Round and could meet Magda Linette (5) in the last 8. Potapova opens against Ann Li (USA).


The main draw of the Transylvania Open 2022 will begin on Monday, 10 Oct. Quarter-finals and Semifinals will be held on Friday and Saturday, respectively. The tournament will wrap up with the women’s singles final on Sunday.

Prize Money

The total prize money for this year’s competition is $251,750. The winner of the women’s singles will take home a lucrative $33,200 with 280 ranking points.

Prize Money Ranking Points
Champion $33,200 280
Runner-up $19,750 180
Semifinalist $11,000 110
Quarterfinalist $6,200 60
Second round $3,800 30
First round $2,725 1

How to Watch Transylvania Open 2022 on TV and Online

Tennis Channel will broadcast the Transylvania Open live in the United States. Fans in the UK can watch the live stream via Amazon Prime.

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