The Transylvania Open is a WTA 250 tennis tournament that is played on indoor hard courts at the BTarena in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
The inaugural tournament was in 2021 with Anett Kontaveit winning in the singles and Irina Bara and Ekaterine Gorgodze winning the doubles.
Transylvania Open 2024
|Tour Level:||WTA 250|
|Court Surface:||Indoor Hard Court|
|Draw Size:||32 Singles, 16 Doubles|
|Prize Money:||$259,303 (2023)|
The 2024 Transylvania Open tennis tournament will take place from the 5th to the 11th of February 2024 with the 2024 tournament being played in the same week as the pro tennis tournaments in Abu Dhabi, Cordoba, Marseille, and Dallas.
Singles qualifying is expected to be held on the 3rd and 4th of February 2024.
Tickets for the 2024 tournament in Cluj-Napoca will be sold through the Romanian ticketing website Entertix.ro.
For more information on ticketing for 2024, check out the tournament’s official website.
The official player entry list for the 2024 tournament in Cluj-Napoca has not yet been released but below is a selection of tennis players that participated in the singles draw in 2023, with Sorana Cîrstea being the top seed.
- Alycia Parks
- Ana Bogdan
- Elena-Gabriela Ruse
- Greet Minnen
- Jodie Burrage
- Kateryna Baindl
- Rebeka Masarova
- Sorana Cîrstea
- Tamara Korpatsch
- Yanina Wickmayer
Below is the expected schedule for the 2024 singles tournament in in Cluj-Napoca, with qualifying taking place on the 3rd and 4th, first round matches being played on the 5th and 6th, and the singles final being played on Sunday, the 11th of February 2024.
|Saturday||3rd of February 2024||Qualifying|
|Sunday||4th of February 2024||Qualifying|
|Monday||5th of February 2024||1st Round|
|Tuesday||6th of February 2024||1st Round|
|Wednesday||7th of February 2024||2nd Round|
|Thursday||8th of February 2024||2nd Round|
|Friday||9th of February 2024||Quarterfinals|
|Saturday||10th of February 2024||Semifinals|
|Sunday||11th of February 2024||Finals|
The draws for the 2024 WTA 250 tennis tournament in Cluj-Napoca will be available to view on the WTA Tour website closer to the start of the tournament.
Women’s Singles Qualifying Draw: TBC
Women’s Singles Draw: TBC
Women’s Doubles Draw: TBC
Similar to other WTA 250 tennis tournaments, the draw size for the singles competition will be 32 while the draw size for the doubles competition will be 16.
Prize Money and Points
The total financial commitment (including prize money) for the 2024 WTA Cluj tennis tournament has yet to be confirmed but in 2023 it was $259,303, which was in line with other WTA 250 tournaments.
A full breakdown of how the prize money and points were split by round for the 2023 tournament is detailed below.
The winner of the singles tournament in 2023 received $34,228 in prize money and 280 ranking points, while the runner-up won $20,226 and 180 ranking points.
|Performance||$ – Payout||Points|
The winners of the doubles tournament in 2023 received $12,447 in prize money and 280 points, while the runners-up won $7,000 and 180 points.
|Performance||$ – Per Team||$ – Per Player||Points|
Past Winners, Runners Up, and Results
The current champion in the women’s singles tournament is Tamara Korpatsch who defeated Elena-Gabriela Ruse 6-3, 6-4 in the women’s singles final in 2023 (see match highlights below).
|2023||Tamara Korpatsch||Elena-Gabriela Ruse||6-3, 6-4|
|2022||Anna Blinkova||Jasmine Paolini||6-2, 3-6, 6-2|
|2021||Anett Kontaveit||Simona Halep||6-2, 6-3|
Jodie Burrage and Jil Teichmann are the current champions in the women’s doubles tournament after beating Léolia Jeanjean and Valeriya Strakhova 6-1, 6-4 in the women’s doubles final in 2023.
|2023||Jodie Burrage and Jil Teichmann||Léolia Jeanjean and Valeriya Strakhov||6-1, 6-4|
|2022||Kirsten Flipkens and Laura Siegemund||Kamilla Rakhimova and Yana Sizikova||6-3, 7-5|
|2021||Irina Bara and Ekaterine Gorgodze||Aleksandra Krunic and Lesley Pattinama Kerkhove||4–6, 6–1, 11–9|