The first Kremlin Cup tennis matches will be held on October 17 in the capital of Russia. The tournament will be attended by Russian Olympic champion Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova. They act not only in the doubles, but singles.
In the men's and women's tournaments - to 28 participants. "The first racket of" men - Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut, women - Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro.
The first Kremlin Cup was held in 1990 in the USSR. He won the Soviet tennis player Andrei Cherkasov. Most of all in the tournament defeated Yevgeny Kafelnikov - five times in succession from 1997 to 2001.