WTA tennis returns to Bucharest: the massive announcement made by Ion Țiriac. Why Simona Halep’s participation is unlikely

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The date of publishing: Wednesday 03 August 2022, 11:55

Replace date: Wednesday 03 August 2022, 11:57

After a 3-year break, WTA tennis returns to Bucharest. The Țiriac Basis acquired the license of a caliber competitors WTA 125k which is able to happen between September 12-18 on the Nationwide Tennis Middle (Pierre de Coubertin Boulevard, quantity 11).

The champion of the competitors will obtain a monetary prize within the quantity of $115,000 and 160 factors within the WTA rating. The tickets might be placed on sale by the Romanian Tennis Federation on the finish of August.


The event will happen within the first week after the conclusion of the 2022 US Open


“The group of this event represents the sum of the efforts made to maintain Bucharest on the worldwide map of tennis tournaments. The aim of the Ţiriac Basis is to encourage the observe of sports activities amongst younger individuals, and the group of this competitors completes the Basis’s mission.

Right here, after a break of three years, the initiative of the Ţiriac Basis makes Bucharest, as soon as once more, the host of a world-class sports activities dispute within the white sport. I’ll definitely do my finest to make sure that this event has continuity, as a result of it supplies a foundation and confidence to Romanian tennis,” said Ion Țiriac, notes Digi.

The director of the event is Cosmin Hodor, PR agent of Simona Halep.


Simona Halep’s possibilities of taking part are slim

For the reason that competitors will happen instantly after the tip of the US Open, and the enjoying floor might be clay, it’s unlikely that Simona Halep will take part on this event.

As well as, the 125k caliber is a sign that decreases the likelihood that Simona Halep will participate within the event, the athlete from Constanța following, within the most certainly situation, to prioritize the continuation of the onerous season on extra necessary tournaments, on the expense of this competitors.

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