Russian tennis player Gracheva applies for French citizenship22:20

Russian tennis player Varvara Gracheva has applied for French citizenship. “Match TV” Regarding the French Tennis Federation.

It is worth noting that Gracheva has been studying in Cannes since 2016, having lived in France for seven years.

On March 26, Gracheva reached the fourth round of the tournament, defeating Magdalena Frech of Poland 6:1, 6:2 in Miami. She managed to beat Tunisian tennis player Ons Jaber in the same tournament before, she. For the Russian woman, this was the first victory against an opponent in the top 5. She lost to Russian athlete Petra Kvitova in the 1/8 final match of the tournament. The fight lasted almost exactly two hours and ended in favor of the Czech with a score of 7:5, 7:6 (7:5) in two sets.

Shamil Tarpishchev, Former President of the Russian Tennis Federation commented According to information that Russian tennis player Varvara Gracheva plans to acquire French citizenship.



Source: Gazeta

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