The Head of State received tennis player Elena Rybakina

April 13, 2023

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev congratulated Wimbledon winner Elena Rybakina on her brilliant performances at the Australian Open, in Indian Wells and Miami, thanking her for her mastery and unbending will to win.

The head of state noted that the success of the representatives of Kazakhstani tennis contribute to the popularization of this sport among the younger generation.

In turn, Elena Rybakina thanked the President for his support and sincere congratulations on the moments of her victories. She assured that she would continue to make every effort to achieve success at prestigious international competitions.

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said that today more than 30 thousand people are engaged in tennis in the country, of which more than 10 thousand are children under 10 years old. Courts have been built in 17 regions of the country in order to enroll people in this sport on a massive scale, and the “Baby Tennis” and” Tennis Under 10” projects are being successfully implemented.

Recall that from 14 to 15 April Astana will host the Billie Jean King Cup qualifying match for the first time. The women’s tennis team of Kazakhstan will play against the team of Poland. The winner of this meeting will receive a ticket to the World Championship.

The head of state stressed that the holding of events of the international level serves as an impetus for raising the level of development of tennis in our country. He also wished success to the domestic tennis players who won a licence for the Summer Olympic Games in Paris.SOURCE:

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