From December 13 to 15, Minsk hosted the traditional Christmas tennis tournament "Capital development" with the support of the Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus (the DBRB) and Zubr Capital.
This year, 30 pairs played in the final of the tournament, which is a kind of record. As a result of interesting and intense fights, the victory was celebrated by the Russian pair Alexey Akulov and Sergey krotyuk.
In the final match, the Russians were able to beat one of the best Belarusian tennis players in history, Olga Govortsova, and last year's winner, Oleg Astafiev.
In the third- place match, Irina Shimanovich and Alexander Zubarev beat Ksenia Milevskaya and Maxim Kazakevich.
The Capital Development tennis tournament is still the largest amateur tennis competition in Belarus. As in previous years, Capital Development tennis tournament is distinguished by a high level of training of athletes – all the strongest tennis fans traditionally take part in it. The first rackets of the Belarusian women's tennis, former and current members of the national team played in pairs with representatives of business, banking and officials.
The competition was held on two of the largest tennis courts in Minsk: the courts of the Tennis Palace and the City center of the Olympic tennis reserve.
Detailed information about the amateur Christmas tennis tournament "Development Capital" on the website https://protennis.by/.
General partner of the tournament
Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus (the DBRB) – a specialized financial institution established in accordance with Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus dated June 21, 2011 № 261 (hereinafter - Decree No. 261). The Bank is founded by the Council of Ministers and the National Bank of the Republic Belarus. The Bank is formed as a legal entity and is not a classical credit financial institution in the definition established by the Banking Code of the Republic of Belarus. Accordingly, the Bank cannot be referred to second-tier banks in the traditional interpretation of the term.