Preparation for a new women professional tennis tournament has begun! As it was promised by organizers of the international tournament “St. Petersburg Open-2015”, after its successful termination last autumn, the tournament WTA “International Series” Premier 700 calling “St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy” will be held in Saint-Petersburg in February. Competitions will take place from 8 to 14 February on Krestovsky island on the courts of the sports complex “Sibur Arena” and the tennis club “Dynamo”. The prize fund of the tournament will be 753 000 dollars. The company “Gazprom export” performs as a title sponsor. Considering that competitions will be carried out in winter period, two covered stationary grounds, where courts are placed, will be used: the central court – in the sport complex “SIBUR ARENA” (Football alley, 8), the second court – in the tennis club “Dynamo” (Dynamo Avenue, 44). Besides three training courts will be provided for sportswomen – two courts in “SIBUR ARENA” and one court in “Dynamo”.
During the tournament the bus between the nearest metro stations and both courts will run regularly for spectators and mass media representatives. Competitions will be carried out on the average fast coating Haro Rome Tennis, Rebound ace. Official tournament ball is BABOLAT TEAM.
It is expected that the best Russian players and the number of leading foreign tennis players, including Top-10 and Top-20 players will take part in the tournament. The world best woman’s pair Martina Hingis–Sania Mirza will perform in doubles.
Dear colleagues! We wait you on tribunes of “SIBUR ARENA” and tennis club “Dynamo” from 8 to 14 February 2016! “St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy” is expected to become one of the brightest events in sport life of Saint-Petersburg and the whole Russia!