In December Andreev won Eddie Herr championship
2018 started as the luckiest year for the Bulgarian tennis players – for the first time in three years history of Sofia Open, all the “wild cards” are going to local players.
The second best player of Bulgaria – Dimitar Kuzmanov, the winner of “wild card” indoor national champion Alexander Donski and the biggest prodigy of Bulgarian tennis Adrian Andreev will play directly in the DIEMA XTRA Sofia Open 2018 main draw.
In December Andreev won Eddie Herr championship, which is one of the most popular youth (U18) tournaments in the world.
Kuzmanov, Donski and Andreev gets into the singles main draw.
“This is a great chance for the Bulgarian players, especially for the youngest of them – Andreev. This will be his debut in ATP tournament main draw. And it will be in Bulgaria. We wish him all the best”, Paul McNamee, DIEMA XTRA Sofia Open 2018 tournament director, said.
ATP 250 DIEMA XTRA Sofia Open will be held in Arena Armeec between 4 and 11 February. Tickets are on sale in Eventim network all around the country.
DIEMA XTRA, part of NOVA Broadcatsing Group, is the general sponsor of Sofia Open’s third edition. Main sponsors are Emirates and Dubai Duty Free. “Eko Bulgaria” is the official sponsor. Amongst the partners are McDonalds, Rexona, Bankya, hotel Marinela, Mazda, Asics, Head, Dominos, Euroins and Bansko.