The Bucharest Open established in 2014 is a professional tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts in Bucharest, Romania. It is part of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Tour. It is held annually in July at the Arenele BNR the week after the Wimbledon. It is sponsored by BRD – Groupe Société Générale.[1][2]

BRD Bucharest Open
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Tournament information
Founded2014; 6 years ago (2014)
Editions5 (2018)
LocationBucharest
Romania
VenueArenele BNR
CategoryWTA International
SurfaceClay (Red) - outdoors
Draw32S / 32Q / 16D
Prize moneyUS$250,000 (2019)
Websitebrdbucharestopen.ro
Current champions (2019)
Women's singlesKazakhstan Elena Rybakina
Women's doublesSlovakia Viktória Kužmová
Czech Republic Kristýna Plíšková
Simona Halep won in 2014 the first edition of the event held in Bucharest, and would win the tournament once again in 2016
Irina-Camelia Begu won singles and doubles titles in Bucharest

Past finalsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2014   Simona Halep   Roberta Vinci 6–1, 6–3
2015   Anna Karolína Schmiedlová   Sara Errani 7–6(7–3), 6–3
2016   Simona Halep (2)   Anastasija Sevastova 6–0, 6–0
2017   Irina-Camelia Begu   Julia Görges 6–3, 7–5
2018   Anastasija Sevastova   Petra Martić 7–6(7–4), 6–2
2019   Elena Rybakina   Patricia Maria Țig 6–2, 6–0

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2014   Elena Bogdan
  Alexandra Cadanțu
  Çağla Büyükakçay
  Karin Knapp
6–4, 3–6, [10–5]
2015   Oksana Kalashnikova
  Demi Schuurs
  Andreea Mitu
  Patricia Maria Țig
6–2, 6–2
2016   Jessica Moore
  Varatchaya Wongteanchai
  Alexandra Cadanțu
  Katarzyna Piter
6–3, 7–6(7–5)
2017   Irina-Camelia Begu
  Raluca Olaru
  Elise Mertens
  Demi Schuurs
6–3, 6–3
2018   Irina-Camelia Begu (2)
  Andreea Mitu
  Danka Kovinić
  Maryna Zanevska
6–3, 6–4
2019   Viktória Kužmová
  Kristýna Plíšková
  Jaqueline Cristian
  Elena-Gabriela Ruse
6–4, 7–6(7–3)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2014 WTA Calendar" (PDF). Women's Tennis Association. 5 February 2014.
  2. ^ "WTA Announces Bucharest Open For 2014". Women's Tennis Association. 4 February 2014.

External linksEdit