Transylvania Open 2022: Schedule, How to Watch, Purse, and Top Seeds

The WTA Tour has arrived in Romania as the Transylvania Open 2022 is ready to start on the 10th of October in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Here you will find all the information regarding this year’s edition of the tournament.


Transylvania Open is a relatively new event, having been established just last year. As a debut tournament, it did very well last year with many top female players participating, including Simona Halep, Ana Bogdan, and Emma Raducanu.

With the draw releases, we notice a number of leading women’s tennis stars joining the hard court yet again this year. Although the field is not as strong as last year. It is still formidable.

Defending Champion: Anett Kontaveit

The No. 1 seed for the 2022 Transylvania Open is the Czech, Barbora Krejčíkovái. Sakkari is currently world no. 14 in the WTA ranking. The former world no. 2, however, had to withdraw from the tournament.

Anhelina Kalinina is the 2nd seed in the tournament. The Ukrainian is having the best year of her career reaching a career-high no. 34 in the WTA ranking. She fell off a bit in the middle of the year and is now entering the tournament as world no. 47. Yet, the 25-year-old remains one of the favorites to win the whole thing.

The 3rd seed is world no. 46, Ana Bogdan from the host country, Romania. In 2022, Jabeur made her debut in the top 50 reaching as high as no. 46 in the world. She is riding on massive momentum as she reached at least the semi-finals in her last 3 WTA tournaments. 

The reigning champion, Anett Kontaveit has withdrawn from the tournament following her walkover in the Ostrava Open last week.

When will the Transylvania Open 2022 be held?

The Transylvania Open 2022 is scheduled to be contested between October 10 – October 16 in 2022.

Transylvania Open 2022: Full Schedule

The full schedule of the event is provided below:

The qualifiers are already underway. The qualifying rounds were set to be held from October 8 to October 9.


Rounds Date
Round of 32 October 11-12
Round of 16 October 12-13
Quarter-finals October 14
Semi-finals October 15
finals October 16

How can I Watch Transylvania Open 2022 on TV?

  • Tennis Channel
  • TSN

For the people from the USA, Tennis Channel is the go-to medium to watch the live broadcast of the Transylvania Open 2022.

TSN will telecast the tournament for the tennis fans from Canada.

To watch the live broadcast on TV from Australia, beIN SPORTS can be a viable option. 

How can I Livestream the event online?

  • WTA TV:

The WTA events are broadcast live on WTA TV. Being the official partner of the WTA circuit, it broadcasts every WTA tournament live to people all over the world. The Transylvania Open 2022 is no exception. WTA TV’s monthly membership fee is $$9.99.

  • ESPN+:

ESPN+ will live stream the event. However, it will only be accessible from the USA.

  • Fubo TV:

FuboTV is a streaming service that provides access to the Tennis Channel. You must pay $70 per month in order to use the service.

  • Sling TV.

Sling TV offers comparable services to Fubo TV at a much lower price. For about $35 per month, you can watch the Transylvania Open 2022 in addition to other sporting events. 

Top Seeds:

  1. Barbora Krejčíková
  2. Anhelina Kalinina
  3. Ana Bogdan
  4. Potapova
  5. Magda Linette
  6. Marta Kostyuk
  7. Wang Xiyu
  8. Anna Bondár

Transylvania Open 2022 Prize Money:

The total financial commitment for the Transylvania Open 2022 is $251,750. The winner will bag $33,200 from the overall prize money while the runner-up gets $19,750.

Prize Money ATP Points
Champion $33,200 180
Finalist $19,750 180
Sem-finalist $11,000 110
Quarter-finalist $6,200 60
Round of 16 $3,800 30
Round of 32 $2,725 1


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