Dauren Abayev congratulated Yelena Rybakina on her historic achievement

07.07.2022    Views: 273
Source: KTF press-service
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Dauren Abayev, Minister of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan, congratulated Kazakhstan's women's national team leading player Yelena Rybakina on reaching the Wimbledon's semifinals in Singles.

«Yelena, these days you with your racket are writing the history of Kazakhstan tennis. Our whole country is supporting you and rejoicing at each of your victories. Congratulations on your incredible achievement and we are looking forward to see you in the finals!» - the message says.

In the semifinals Rybakina who is ranked world's No. 23, will play against the former world's No. 1 Simona Halep from Romania (current No. 18 in WTA ranking). The match will take place today on July 7, 2022 on the center court of the All England Lawn Tennis Club. Start is approximately at 8 p.m. Nur-Sultan time. You can watch the match on Setanta Kazakhstan TV channel.

Yelena is the first Kazakhstani female to reach the 1/2 finals of the Grand Slam singles tournament.

Strong support from the Kazakh diaspora in Great Britain is expected at the match. Also, Bulat Utemuratov, the president of the Tennis Federation of Kazakhstan, will personally support Rybakina as he flew specifically to watch this important game and cheer on Yelena.

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