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Sharapova signs contract to play in a tournament in St. Petersburg – Sports


MOSCOW, November 11. / Corr. TASS Sergei Fuchs. The Russian Maria Sarapova will take part in the Women's Tennis Federation (WTA) tournament. The St Petersburg Women's Trophy – 2019, the parties signed a similar contract. TASS said the general manager of the tournament, the deputy chairman of Gazprom, Alexander Medvedev.

"The contract with Sharapova was signed," Medvedev said. "The tournament will be very competitive, two more tennis players are expected to participate, who finished the season in the top ten."

Tournament St. The St. Petersburg women's trophy is traditionally held in St. Petersburg in late January – early February, with top tennis players in the world taking part. For several years, the tournament has been categorized as Premier, which is the third in the WTA ranking after the Grand Slam and the final tournament of the year.

Earlier, Sharapova did not participate in St. Louis. Women's match in St. Petersburg.

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