For a third year in a row, Kazakov & Daw Foundation supports Bulgarian tennis. K&D Cup, which is organized by the foundation, aims to support the Bulgarian youth by providing them with opportunities to play on an international level. This year the event is taking place in two separate tournaments, both part of the ITF calendar.
From 26.06 until 01.07 girls and boys of ages up to 18, played for the J30 Cup, part of the Junior ITF calendar. This past week brought us lots of intriguing matches, strong competition and major international participation, the awarding ceremony was held this Saturday.
The Bulgarians Borislav Kirilov, Erik Vladimirov and Anastasia Burzakova won the doubles titles in the boys and girls J30 tournament in Sofia's "K&D Cup". Meanwhile, Bulgaria's Valeria Garnevska won second place in the girls' singles category. In the final match, Garnevska lost 2:6, 1:6 to Alessandra Siharulidze from the USA. The junior singles title was won by Elias Schumann of Austria. The Bulgarians Erik Vladimirov and Angel Vladov had a very strong performance and finished third in the singles.
After two days of qualification matches, tomorrow the courts of Diana Tennis Club are going to hold the official opening of the ITF Men’s tournament. The players are going to compete for a prize of 15 000 USD until July 7th.