The PIUTT tennis tournament is held at the same time as the XXIX International Tennis Tournament “VTB Kremlin Cup”. The VTB Kremlin Cup official draw ceremony was held today in the press-conference room of TASS news agency. The draw ceremony and the press conference on its results are attended by a IOC Member, thr President of the Russian Tennis Federation (FTR), the Chairman of the Kremlin Cup Executive Board, Shamil Tarpishchev; the FTR Vice-President, Board Member of the International Tennis Federation, the Director of the Women’s Tournament, Alexey Selivanenko; the Director of the Men’s Tournament, Amir Tarpishchev; the Women’s Tournament Supervisor, Tony Cho; the Men’s Tournament Supervisor, Jerry Armstrong and WTA and ATP players.
The PCU Committee Communication Manager and the PIUTT Tournament Director Alina Baranova has visited the Kremlin Cup draw ceremony and qualification matches to learn from the experience of holding the greatest competition long-liver in Russia, the international tennis tournament of world importance, the event that goes beyond sports limits.
During the press conference, Vyacheslav Shestakov’s book “Tennis in the Mirror of Art” was also presented by Shamil Tarpishchev.