Anastasia Myskina

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MOSCOW, may 24. /TASS/. The winner of the Open championship of France, captain of the national team of Russia on tennis Anastasia Myskina became the Ambassador of Samara world Cup 2018 in Russia. This is the official portal for fans of the 2018 world Cup

Myskina on Wednesday visited the construction site of the stadium “Samara-arena”, which will host matches of the world championship. This was followed by the ceremonial signing of the agreement.

In 2004 Myskina won the Open championship of France. In the Russian national team athlete won the Federation Cup (2004, 2005). In September 2004, Myskina reached the highest positions in a rating of Female tennis Association (WTA) in his career, finishing in second place .

The matches of the world Cup will be held from 14 June to 15 July 2018 12 stadiums in 11 cities of Russia: Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Yekaterinburg, Samara, Sochi and Rostov-on-don. The stadium in Samara will take six League matches: four group stage match of the 1/8 finals and the quarterfinals.

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