From August 26th to September 1st the courts of “Semeyniy” sport complex will be the venue of an ITF women tournament “Penza Cup 2019”. Over 100 players from 6 countries have applied to compete in the tournament. Tennis players represent Russia, Turkey, Serbia, Ukraine, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The tournaments of such a high level haven’t been held in our region since 2012.
Sofya Smagina, a distinguished tennis player from Penza who lives and trains in the USA, will also take part in the tournament.
The athletes will be offered conditions of maximum comfort regarding training and accommodation. The players and their coaches will stay in a picturesque district of Penza, Akhuny village, in Volodarskiy health resort.
A crystal prize in the form of a racket was created specially for the international tournament in Nikolsk, and the prize money will total 25 thousand USD.
At the same time the courts of “Semeyniy” SC will host a children tournament Junior Penza Cup held under the auspices of Tennis Europe. 64 young players from Russia will participate in the tournament.