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March 13-21 2021, SIBUR ARENA

PRESS

The media accreditation for the VI International Tennis Tournament WTA St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy takes place from February 25 to March 7, 2021. No other form of accreditation is provided.

In order to apply for accreditation media representatives must go to the electronic press center at https://press.formulatx.com and register. More information on accreditation you can find on the official site of the tournament in the “Media Center/Accreditation” section.

Please note! This year, all accredited journalists will be able to visit the tournament in person. The deadline for accreditation for full-time attendance at the tournament is from February 25 to March 7, inclusive. On the grandstand, a separate sector 11 will be organized for media to watch the matches. For all accredited media at SIBUR Arena there will be a special zone on the second floor in the Open Press Centre (Tennis Talk) next to Sectors 1 and 2 with access to all press conferences with players. The number of seats in the Open Media Center will be limited. During the press conference you will be able to ask questions of the players. Communication between players and press will only take place in an online format through a specially installed screen. This also applies to individual player interviews – online format.

The traditional tournament press center will be accessible only to the tournament partners. Official media partners will also communicate with players only in online format. Media access rotation for work in the traditional tournament press center and open press center (Tennis Talk) is dictated by the requirements of Rospotrebnadzor and WTA.

It will also be possible to work at the WTA St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2021 by remote access, as was the case at the ATP St. Petersburg Open 2020. The period of accreditation for the tournament in remote access without personal presence at the arena (electronic press center) from February 25 to March 20, 2021.

ACCREDITATION OF MEDIA: To register, it is obligatory to fill in all the fields of the registration form, except for the “fax” field, attach a scan of the editorial letter (pdf) and a photo (preferably 300 dpi, jpg, 4*6 cm). Media representatives who had confirmed accreditation for the WTA St. Petersburg Ladies Tro-phy 2020 and ATP St. Petersburg Open 2020 may receive accelerated accreditation for the WTA St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy 2021. To do this you just need to go to your personal office, previously activated for the past tournaments, and on the page of your personal office at the bottom left choose the option “Change Event”. In the window that will open, select the WTA St. Pe-tersburg Ladies Trophy 2021 tournament. This will open your contact information. To continue registering, you only need to attach your updated editorial application letter and new photo and click send. You can also, if necessary, change your title, contact phone number to keep your information up to date. After the review and approval of your application, you will receive an accreditation confirmation and a password to enter your personal e-mail account in the electronic press-center.

During the tournament all the necessary information will be placed in your office (news for the media, SMS and E-MAIL notifications, links for participation in Zoom-conferences, etc.).

PHOTOGRAPHERS’ WORK: subject to mandatory accreditation, it will only be possible from the spectator stands and will be organized by the tournament’s chief photographer. More details about the conditions of work of the media at the tournament can be found in the Media Guide, which will be available in your personal cabinet after your accreditation. The tournament directorate will be thankful for your suggestions and remarks concerning the work of the electronic press center, introduction of new services, as well as for your press-materials which can be sent through a special service in the personal cabinet of the media.

ACCREDITATION BAGS: Technical Department for issuing accreditation for the tournament starts its work at “SIBUR ARENA” (input №17) from March 10, 2021 from 10:00 and will continue till the end of competitions according to the current schedule of games. The schedule will be announced later. All media representatives must present their press or service ID to receive accreditation.

 

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