Kazan takes the championship of Russia's tennis
September 20, 2011, 13:34
Tournament in the men's and women's singles, as well as competitions for men, women and mixed doubles will be held from 1 to 9 October on the courts of Kazan Tennis Academy.In addition to prize money tournament winners will be eligible to play at the Kremlin Cup.
October 1 will start qualifying round in singles in both men and women, in which up to 4 tickets to the main draw will compete in 32 sportsmen and sportswomen. The Main Event will begin on October 4. To him (both men and women) admitted to 22 member under the classification of the Russian Tennis Tournament, the 4 participants, breaking out of training and 6 members - to solve the Russian Tennis Federation.
To the competition among men's, women's and mixed doubles will be admitted according to 26 pairs qualified for the PTT and 6 pairs - to address the OFWs.
The first seed in the men's singles 20-year-old Alexander Lobkov (Moscow).In women, after Evgeniya Rodina declined to participate in the championship first seed went to the 20-year old Muscovite Marta Sirotkina.
The prize fund of the Russian Championship - a half million rubles. ($15850 US) But in addition to prize money winners will receive national championship wildcard to participate in the Kremlin Cup.
Marta Sirotkina (trains in Ireland