The final tournament of the Association of tennis professionals (ATP), which since 2009 is held in London, may in the future take place in Moscow. This was stated by senior Vice President of VTB Bank Andrei Peregudov, supervising the project “VTB arena Park”.
The venue of the tournament featuring the best players for the year can be a “VTB arena” in Petrovsky Park.
“I have shown the ATP tour our arena and they are just thinking about making a little “shake up” the story. “O2 arena”, where now the tournament is good, but needs to be changes”, – told Peregudov TASS.
Previously the final tournament, which is the fifth prestige in tennis after the Grand slam competitions, taken new York, Frankfurt, Shanghai and Hanover.
“VTB arena” will be located under one roof with the Central stadium “Dynamo” named after Lev Yashin with a capacity of about 27 thousand spectators. It is planned that the first match on the revival of the stadium “Dynamo” will be held on the day of the birth Yashin 22 October 2017.