“The Northern Palmyra Trophy tournament has become a truly global sporting event, despite the sanctions” – Deputy Governor of St. Petersburg

The North Palmyra Trophies tennis tournament has become a truly global sporting event this year, despite all sanctions, said St. Petersburg Deputy Governor Boris Piotrovsky.

The tournament in St. Petersburg will take place from December 1 to 3. Karen Khachanov, Anastasia Potapova, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Janko Tipsarevich (captain), Laslo Djere (both Serbia), Victoria Tomova (Bulgaria), Jasmine Paolini (Italy), Adrian Mannarino (France), Dusan Lajovic will perform on the KSK courts . Arena (Serbia), Yulia Putintseva (Kazakhstan), Roberto Bautista-Agut (Spain) and other tennis players.

— We are talking about the future of our country and world sport. The “Palmyra North Trophies” are taking place for the second time. The tournament takes place on a global level. This year it has become a truly global sporting event, despite sanctions against athletes. Today we see a new established star in the sports world.

The sports industry has proven to be the most adapted to new realities. And the speed of this adaptation is quite rapid. This suggests that we are on the right track. Athletes come to us and put in effort, money and time. They perform here with pleasure and dedication,” reports the correspondent of , according to Piotrovsky’s words.

Earlier, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced that it will not sanction players who will participate in the Northern Palmyra Trophy tournament in Russia.

Since February 2022, most international federations have suspended Russians from tournaments under their auspices. Russian tennis players participate in ATP and WTA competitions in neutral status.

Source : MatchTV

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