News21 March 2021
ALEXANDER MEDVEDEV/EKATERINA SHALIMOVA WIN THE PRO-AM EVENT
On Sunday, March 21, the final of the Pro-Am tournament was held on the court of “Formula Tennis” tennis club. Alexander Medvedev, director general of St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy and his partner Ekaterina Shalimova, a tennis player from St. Petersburg were vying for the main trophy with the trio Vladimir Kirillov, director of the city’s history museum, Iva Majoli, winner of Roland Garros-1997 and one more tennis player from St. Petersburg, Maya Pitenina.
Despite the amateur format of the competitions there was a huge fight on court and Alexander Medvedev and Ekaterina Shalimova managed to find their success formula in the final battle. They sealed a victory over their opponents in the champions’ tie-break: 2/6, 6/3, 10-8.