Navratilova and Seles to play in Bucharest

World Top tennis players Martina Navratilova and Monica Seles will have an exhibition game in Bucharest, in the Romanian Open, Romanian Tennis Federation announced here on Tuesday.

The Romanian Open, the 12th edition, starts on September 8 in Bucharest with the qualifications and end on September 16 with the finals, when the exhibition game between Martina Navratilova and Monica Seles is scheduled, President of Romanian Tennis Federation Dumitru Hardau said at a press conference.

The tournament will have 32 participants: 23 are directly accepted, 4 will play the qualifications, 3 wild cards will be granted and 2 places are offered to top players willing to come to Bucharest.

The Romanian Open will offer prizes worth of 353,450 euros (487,760 U.S. dollars) in total. The winner will receive 55,820 euros (77,030 U.S. dollars) and 175 ATP points.