2018 President's Cup prize value worth over $ 2 thou
Around 100 tennis players from the whole world will participate in President's Cup-2018 international tennis tournament.
Opening of the 2018 President's Cup which is a professional tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts, the thirteenth (ATP) and tenth (ITF) editions of the tournament and is part of the 2018 ATP Challenger Tour and the 2018 ITF Women's Circuit with a total prize fund of 205 000 dollars took place in Astana, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Such Kazakhstani tennis as Dmitry Popko, Timur Khabibulin, Dennis Yevseyev, Alexander Nedovesov, Gozal Aynitdinova, Anna Danilina and Zhibek Kulambaeva will try their strength with about 100 tennis players from more than 30 world countries including athletes from the TOP-100 world rankings, namely the ex-eighth racket of the world, Russian Mikhail Yuzhny.
“This year President’s Cup is devoted to the 20th anniversary of the capital. The tournament united above 270 participants including men, women, and children as well. The development of tennis in our country is moving by leaps and bounds. Thanks to the support of the head of our state, modern tennis centers were built in each region. Thanks to the support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports, with which we interact on a daily basis, the number of children involved in this sport for free has reached 1500 people,” Vise President of Kazakhstan’s Tennis Federation Dias Doskarayev noted.
Astana Masters 12&under President’s Cup and Astana Open tournament coincide in time with the 2018 Presidential Cup July 16-22.