Within the frames of Channel One Cup ice hockey event in Sochi, Tennis and Hockey Stars tennis tournament was held.
The participants — representatives of both sports — were divided into eight teams with one hockey player and two tennis players in each of them.
Famous athletes of the past and active athletes appeared on court.
Ice hockey was represented by: Sergei Fedorov, Pavel Bure, Maxim Afinogenov. Alexei Yashin, Andrei Kovalenko, Sergei Gusev and Andrei Malkov.
Among tennis stars there were Marat Safin, Dmitry Tursunov, Younes El Aynaoui, Martina Hingis, Anastasia Myskina, Elena Dementieva, Iva Majoli, Ekaterina Makarova, Ksenia Pervak, Maria Goloviznina, Anastasia Bukhanchenko and Elena Vesnina and Yevgeny Kafelnikov — natives of Sochi.
As a result, the team of Alexander Medvedev, Martina Hingis and Maria Goloviznina won the tournament.
The second team was the trio of Maxim Afinogenov, Elena Dementieva and Iva Majoli. The “bronze” went to Elena Vesnina, Andrei Kovalenko and Ekaterina Makarova, the media office of the Krasnodar Krai Sports Ministry informs.