In 2014 the Bucharest Open was established as it is a professional tennis tournament which is played in Bucharest, Romania, on outdoor clay courts. It is part of the (WTA) Women's Tennis Association. Every year it is held in July at the week after Wimbledon at Arenele BNR. BRD Group sponsors this tournament. In 2018 the winners were Anastasia Sevastova and Petra Matric who scored 7-6 and 6-2 in the final game.
The upcoming tennis tournament in 2019 is the BRD Bucharest Open which is to be played on outdoor clay courts. It will be the part of the International category of the 2019 WTA Tour and the sixth edition of the tournament. It will play in Arenele BNR from 15 to 21 July 2019 at the in Bucharest, Romania. The Bucharest Minor will be the PGL's 1st overall Minorand second Minor of the 2018/19 season. There will be eight teams from across the globe and they will compete for 500 DPC points, and the prize will be $300,000 USD for the International 2019. The winner of The Bucharest Minor will be qualified to the Chongqing Major.
Through regional qualifiers eight teams qualify:
Each team from Europe and China
One team each from North America, South America, CIS, and Southeast Asia
Four teams from two groups each
From each group, top two teams will improve to the Upper Bracket of the playoffs
To the Lower Bracket of the playoffs Bottom, two teams will be moved
All games are Bo3
Double-Elimination will be held in the game
Bo5 Grand Finals
There will be 500 Pro Circuit Points and the prize pool for the finals is $300,000 USD and the participating teams will be;
• North America
• South America
• South Asia
In July, WTA tennis comes to Romania with the inaugural Bucharest. Before the long hard court stretch and in between the end of the short grass it is snuggled. To Bucharest, some of the best clay-courters will be headed for some match play ahead of the start of the US Open Series. From her success in 2013, getting a huge boost with Romanian tennis, and at the French Open her maiden Grand Slam final, Simona Halep in the WTA Calendar brings WTA Top 5 kudos to the newest event, but before the tour heads over the ocean expect it to draw some top names in the weeks.