Youzhny and Medvedev Win Pro-Am tournament
The final match of the Pro-Am tournament Mikhail Youzhny-Alexander Medvedev vs Ivan Nikiforov and Elena Dementieva was played on Sunday, September 22, as part of St. Petersburg Open 2019 program. In a thrilling three- setter followed by a champion’s tie-break Mikhail Youzhny and Alexander Medvedev were able to defeat their opponent – 6/3, 4/6, 6/6 (10-8).
The the vice-governor of St. Petersburg Vladimir Kirillov handed over the trophies to the finalists and congratulated them: “What a wonderful tournament! And most importantly, the intrigue was alive till the very last moment!”
“When a decisive tie-break is played, it’s about just a couple of points. It all depends on a moment. Luck was on the side of our team today!”, commented on the victory in the tournament Mikhail Youzhny.
After the match, Alexander Medvedev thanked Ivan Nikiforov and Elena Dementieva for their excellent game and the two teams posed for a joint photo with trophies.