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From the 19th of October and till the end of the Tournamnet the press centre opens 2
hours before the begining of the first match and closes in 1 hour after the end of the
Telefon of press centre is +7 812 380-2037
27.10.2002: Grosjean and Youzhny advance to the final
Press release #8
25.10.2002: Offenders of Kafelnikov, Safin and Agassi confirm their ambitions
Press release #7
24.10.2002: St.Petersburg Open: Waiting for a new champion
Press release #6
23.10.2002: Pavel, Youzhny, and Gaudio are the first quarterfinalists.
Press release #5
22.10.2002: A Russian day: four wins of four!
Press release #4
21.10.2002: Youzhny beats seeded El Aynaoui
Press release #3
21.10.2002: Vladimir Voltchkov - Michail Elgin
Post match press-conference
20.10.2002: "Qualifiers" fall on Kafelnikov's lot
Press release #2
19.10.2002: The qualifyings started today
Press release #1
19.10.2002: Voltchkov and Stoliarov have got Wild Cards.
Today the names of all the three owners of Wild Cards are known and the qualifying has started.
19.10.2002: The Main Draw itself has changed.
Mark Philippoussis, who has been declared before, is forced to pull out because of the knee injury. Thus, the places have shifted and Antony Dupui (France) falls into the Main Draw.
19.10.2002: Today the St. Petersburg Open Qualifying matches (Single Draw) has started.
32 participants will fight for 4 Wild Cards into the Main Draw.
18.10.2002: Changes in the Main Draw
Yesterday it became known that David Sanchez (ESP) who has been declared in the Main Draw is out. Harel Levi (Israel) is next in ranking of the declared participants.
Bohdan Ulihrach (Czech Republic) and Sargis Sargsian (Armenia) are in the main draw as recommended by ATP.
The Draw of the Qualification tournament will take place today in SCC at 9 p.m.
18.10.2002: Final match of The Best Players of Saint Petersburg is over
23.09.2002: For the attention of journalists!
The media application's submitting for the tournament has been started.
12.09.2002: Acceptance List for St. Petersburg Open-2002
The Acceptance List for St. Petersburg Open was announced on September 12, 2002 at the Press-conference of St. Petersburg Open Directorate, wich took place in "Olympia" club.
20.08.2002: "RBI" became the official partner of St. Petersburg Open-2002
Saint-Petersburg. August 20, 2002. "RBI - Luxury Real Estate" (Real Estate Development, Banking, Investments) has signed the sponsorship contaract with St. Petersburg Open Directorate.
14.08.2002: Tickets are on sale.
Dear tennis lovers!
You can buy the tickets for the matches of the tournament in the Sport Complex "Peterburgsky" and in the city ticket-offices.
Tel. # in S-C "Peterburgsky" (812) 378-1710.
To order VIP-tickets, please, call (812) 325-2075.
16.07.2002: Agassi is coming to St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg Open Directorate reported of the most important news, concerning the preparations for the 8th ATP International Series Tournament "St. Petersburg Open".
23.04.2002: The 8th International Tennis Tournament St. Petersburg Open will take place on October 21-27, 2002
St. Petersburg Open-2002 - the International series ATP Tennis Tournament (prize money 800,000 USD) - has introduced its new commercial partner - Grand Hotel Europe - during the press-conference, held on April 23, 2002. The official agreement between the Tournament and the Hotel has been signed on April 18.
11.03.2002: Finnair - the official carrier of the St. Petersburg Open-2002 Tennis Tournament
For the fourth year Finnair will be the official carrier of the St. Petersburg Open Tennis Tournament.
19.02.2002: St. Petersburg invites Masters Cup 2003
St. Petersburg can be the host city for the Tennis Masters Cup 2003. Rich tennis history, up-to-date sport arenas, all the required facilities and great experience in staging the tennis events (for the past three years St. Petersburg Open has received two ATP awards) allow St. Petersburg to host the events of the highest level.
19.02.2002: Masters Cup - year-end Event
In the middle of December 2001 St. Petersburg Open Tournament Directorate has submitted the official application to host the Year-End Tennis championship - Tennis Masters Cup. Staging the Event in 2003 would be a nice opportunity in the year of celebrating the city's 300th anniversary.
13.12.2001: St. Petersburg Open has received an ATP award
ATP Board of Directors has given St. Petersburg Open the award of Excellence for the "Promotion & Marketing" in 2001. It is the second ATP award in the history of the Tournament. In 1999 the Tournament has received the ATP award for the "Record Attendance".
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