Wang Shijie, vice governor of Guizhou Province, announced the opening of the event. Photo by Wang Xuesong, Xinhuanet
Guiyang, October 20 (Xinhua) on October 20, the opening ceremony of China Tennis Tour cta1000 Guiyang station and Guiyang Open tennis tournament was held at the outdoor central court of Guizhou University Tennis Center, Guiyang City, Guizhou Province.
Wang Shijie, vice governor of Guizhou Provincial Peoples government; Huang Wei, deputy director of tennis management center of General Administration of sport of China and vice chairman of China Tennis Association; Song Baoan, academician of Chinese Academy of engineering and President of Guizhou University; Wu Tao, secretary and director of Guizhou Provincial Sports Bureau; Liu Chong, director of Guizhou Radio and television station; Wei Dingmei, vice mayor of Guiyang Municipal Peoples government; and Wang, Deputy Secretary General of Guiyang Municipal Peoples government Jie, director of Guiyang Municipal Sports Bureau, Liang Shulian, deputy secretary of the Party Working Committee of Huaxi Cultural Tourism Innovation Zone, and other leaders attended the opening ceremony.
Wang Shijie announced the opening of the event.
Wei Dingmei delivered a welcome speech to all the guests, friends and contestants attending the event.
Huang Wei, deputy director of tennis management center of General Administration of sport of China, made a speech. Photo by Wang Xuesong, Xinhuanet
Huang Wei congratulated the holding of the event. He said that in recent years, Guizhou Provincial Sports Bureau, Guiyang municipal Party committee, municipal government and Huaxi District Peoples government have attached great importance to the tennis cause, actively built a sports event platform, and promoted the implementation of the national fitness strategy and the healthy China strategy with practical actions, and made important contributions to the development of the National Tennis cause. The tennis management center of the General Administration of sport of the peoples Republic of China will give full play to its advantages in tennis event resources, industry cultivation and talent training, fully support Guiyang to build a city of vitality, create a new sports card, and promote the healthy and sustainable development of Chinas tennis industry.
Wei Dingmei, vice mayor of Guiyang Municipal Peoples government, delivered a welcome speech. Photo by Wang Xuesong, Xinhuanet
Wu Tao delivered an opening speech, expressing warm congratulations on the holding of the event. Accompanied by the solemn national anthem, all the participants in the opening ceremony paid attention to the national flag. Witnessed by the five-star red flag, the representatives of referees and athletes solemnly vowed to ensure the smooth development of the event under fair and just conditions.
Wu Tao, Secretary of the Party committee and director of the Sports Bureau of Guizhou Province, delivered an opening speech. Photo by Wang Xuesong, Xinhuanet
The tournament will be held in the tennis center of Guizhou University from October 18 to October 25. There are four events, mens and womens singles and doubles. There are 64 signatures in singles and 32 in doubles. At present, the competition has entered the third competition day. Zhang Zhizhen, Bai Yan, Fu Jiajing, Han Xinyun and other famous players have all participated in the competition, which has started a professional tennis event representing the highest level in China.
As the third professional cta1000 event, the tournament has attracted more than 300 professional players from all over the country and provincial and municipal professional athletes to participate in the competition. In order to meet the needs of the majority of athletes, the number of signings in the preliminary round has been expanded so that more tennis fans can participate in the national competitions.
Source: responsible editor of Xinhua News Agency: Wang Chengcheng_ NB12651