Astana Is Hosting International Tennis Tournament for the President’s Cup
During the period from July 17 to July 23, Astana is hosting XIX International Tennis Tournament of the ATP Challenger and ITF Womens “President’s Cup2017” Series.
The tournament is held in the National Tennis Center of Astana, where about 200 tennis players from 30 countries take part, including athletes from the Top100 World Rankings. Kazakhstan is represented by Mikhail Kukushkin, Andrei Golubev, Dmitriy Popko, Alexander Bublik, Kamila Kerimbayeva and Anna Danilina at the tournament. The total prize fund of the Cup is $ 225 000.
On July 18, the official opening of the tournament took place, where the chairman of the Committee for Sports and Physical Culture Elsiyar Kanagatov and the VicePresident of the Tennis Federation of Kazakhstan Dias Schedarayev made their greeting speeches.
During these days, the capital is also hosting a children’s tennis tournament of “Astana Masters 12 and Under Presidents Cup” and “Astana Open” amateurs tournament.
Source: Akimat of Astana