Romania will host a WTA tennis tournament starting 2014, which is expected to play an important role in promoting the country. The tennis competition will take place between July 8 and 14, immediately after the Wimbledon tournament will be over.
So far, the WTA was held in Budapest, but was recently moved to Bucharest. Last year, Romanian tennis player Simona Halep won the tournament.
The Budapest Grand Prix is a women’s tennis tournament held in Budapest, Hungary. It has been held since 1993, and it is played on outdoor clay courts.
Simona Halep is the second Romanian to have won the Budapest WTA event, after Ruxandra Dragomir in 1996. Another Romanian, Monica Niculescu, was part of the doubles team which won in 2009.