Istanbul Cup, also known as TEB BNP Paribas Tennis Championship, is a WTA 250 tournament held in Istanbul, Turkey. Istanbul Cup was founded in 2005 and its 21st edition started on 18th April & ended on 24th April 2022. It is played on the outdoor clay court surface of the Istanbul Tennis center. It’s a 32 Singles /16 Doubles event.
Istanbul Cup 2022 Champions
In 2022, Qualifier Anastasia Potapova of Russia wins the singles Istanbul Cup against country fellow star Veronika Kudermetova. Potapova wins the final with straight sets (6-3, 6-1). Qualifier Potapova wins her maiden WTA title.
On the other side, Marie Bouzkova (CZE) and Sara Sorribes Tormo (ESP) win the doubles championship against Russian pair Natela Dzalamidze and Kamilla Rakhimova. The winning pair wins the final battle with straight sets (6-3, 6-4).
Istanbul Cup 2021 Champions
In 2021, Sorana Cirstea from Romania was the singles champion and the runner-up was Elise Mertens from Belgium. Elise Mertins couldn’t win the singles championship but she won the doubles championship with Russian partner Veronika Kudermetova. Winners played final against all Japanese pair Nao Hibino and Makoto Ninomiya.
Paribas Tennis Championship Istanbul 2022 Prize Money
The total prize money for Istanbul Cup 2022 was $239,277. The winner of the Singles received $31,000 and the runner-up received $18,037. On the other side in doubles, the winning pair put $10,800 in their pockets and the runner-up received $6,300.
In 2021, total prize money was $235,238 where winner took home $29,200 and runner-up received $16,239. On the other side in doubles, the winning pair put $10,300 in their pocket and the runner-up had $6,000.
The following table holds info. about TEB BNP Paribas Tennis Championship Istanbul past winners & prize money history.
|YEAR||PRIZE MONEY||WINNER (SINGLES)||WINNER (DOUBLES)|
|2022||$239,277||Anastasia Potapova (Rus)||Marie Bouzkova (CZE)|
Sara Sorribes Tormo (ESP)
|2021||$235,238||Sorana Cîrstea (Rom)||Veronika Kudermetova (Rus)|
Elise Mertens (Bel)
|2020||$225,500||Patricia Maria Țig (Rom)||Alexa Guarachi (Chi)|
Desirae Krawczyk (USA)
|2019||$250,000||Petra Martić (CRO)||Tímea Babos (Hun)|
Kristina Mladenovic (Fra)
|2018||$250,000||Pauline Parmentier (Fra)||Liang Chen (Chi)|
Zhang Shuai (Chi)
|2017||$250,000||Elina Svitolina (Ukr)||Dalila Jakupović (Rus)|
Nadiia Kichenok (Ukr)
BNP Paribas Tennis Championship Istanbul 2022 Top Seeded Players Entry List
This year, the following top 8 players are competing at this year’s Instanbul Cup.
- Elise Mertens
- Sorana Cirstea
- Veronika Kudermetova
- Anhelina Kalinina
- Jil Teichmann
- Ajla Tomljanovic
- Sara Sorribes Tormo
- Tereza Martincova
Instanbul Cup 2022 Tickets
TEB BNP Paribas Tennis Championship Istanbul comes back to İstinye from 18 to 24 April. Interested Buyers can get tickets here: https://www.biletix.com/etkinlik-grup/314141451/TURKIYE/en