Alexander Medvedev: “I hope that when the stupid bans are lifted, we can organize a tennis tournament in St. Petersburg”

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Zenit football club Alexander Medvedev told that he would like to see the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) category tournament again in St. Petersburg.

St. Petersburg Open was first held in 1995, the tournament received the status of ATP 250. Over the years, the trophy was won by Russians Marat Safin, Evgeny Kafelnikov, Mikhail Youzhny, Andrei Rublev and Daniil Medvedev, the German Alexander Zverev, the Austrian Dominic. Thiem and the British Andy Murray. In February 2022, the tournament was moved from Saint Petersburg to Kazakhstan.

— Permit for the St. We sold the St. Petersburg Open, but I don’t know under what conditions: with refund or not. I wish we had the right to buy back, as they say. I hope when these stupid bans are lifted he will be able to play (in St. Petersburg), Medvedev told .

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Source : MatchTV

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