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Anett Kontaveit Wins Transylvania Open, Reaches WTA Finals for the First Time

The Estonian tennis player Anett Kontaveit wins the Transylvanian Open, one of the WTA 250 tournaments. She wins the final on Sunday, October 31, against Simona Halep, former number 1 WTA, with 6-2, 6-3.

Due to the points won in Cluj, Kontaveit enters the top 8 WTA and makes it to WTA Finals for the first time.

Simona Halep, one of the favorites, didn’t stand a chance against the Estonian player. Following the defeat, Simona Halep drops to 22 in WTA. Also, she ends the year with no WTA tournament won.

Kontaveit also went home with €23,548 in prize money for winning the final, while Halep earned €13,224.

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