On February 12 the traditional award ceremony celebrating the best journalists and photographers of the 7th St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy International Tennis Tournament was held in the open press-center of SIBUR ARENA stadium.
We are glad that despite the COVID-19 pandemic conditions, as well as the fact that the most important event for the world of sports, the Olympics in Beijing, is held simultaneously, journalists and photographers are still highly interested in our event and contests held here. On behalf of the organizers of the women’s competitions, we thank everyone who is interested in working with us.
Galina Mikhailovna Shorikova, the widow of our colleague Viacheslav Shorikov, who has worked for many years in tennis and at our tournaments, was invited to participate in the award ceremony. Vyacheslav Shorikov’s wife (one of the nominations was named after the famed journalist and photographer) thanked the organizers for honoring the memory of her husband, wished journalists and photographers success in their creative work and new discoveries in the professional field.
“The best journalist of the tournament” (Vyacheslav Shorikov Award) this year went to Pavel Vagapov, Diplomat.ru outlet. His article “5 reasons to attend the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2022” was named the best among the works submitted for the competition.
The web-site GoTennis.ru was named “Best media of the tournament” this year. Its correspondents publish daily news about the tournament and the schedule of matches. Thank you, friends!
The traditional photo contest of the men’s professional tennis tournament arouses genuine interest, both among colleagues and among the spectators of the competition. And the award “Best photographer of the tournament” goes to Mikhail Kireev, photo agency – IA “Epsilon”.
We thank everyone for their love for our tournaments and see you soon!
We are glad that you are with us, friends!