Tennis player Dmitry Tursunov: life in sport
There are athletes who have become idols thanks tohigh, no one surpassed the results, but there are those who have earned respect for their devotion to the chosen path. One of the brightest representatives of genuine sports fans is Dmitriy Tursunov, a tennis player who has suffered serious injuries, including a crack in the spine, but remains in the ranks for about twenty-eight years. Since the five-year-old for the first time in his life took up the racket.
The first steps in sports
In the Moscow family of Igor and Svetlana Tursunovtwo sons grew up - Denis and Dmitri, born in 1982. Father dreamed of attaching them to the sport, which he worshiped all his life, himself having nothing to do with him. In senior Denis, the affairs on the court did not add up, so he switched his attention to the younger, dreaming of making him a big tennis star. At the age of twelve, he took his son to Sacramento, USA, where he identified Vitaly Gorin as a tennis school. Sam returned to Moscow, and Dmitry Tursunov said goodbye to his homeland for long nine years, mastering the English language perfectly and half feeling himself an American.
Already at the beginning of the tennis career in the two thousandthyears he was traumatized, but this did not prevent him from becoming one of the ATP professionals, winning his first tournament in Dallas in 2001. Then there were Mandeville, Vaikoloa, Kolding. Began "life on the tour" - travel to competitions of various levels, where all knowledge about the countries - this is the characteristics of the court, locker rooms and showers.
The best career achievements
It was 2006 that was the year when on tennisthe sky of Russia emerged a star named Dmitry Tursunov, whose biography closely intertwined with his historical homeland. As part of the national team, he participated in the Davis Cup, playing in the final against the American Andy Roddick. It was his victory that became decisive in the overall success of the team, for which he received personal thanks to the most famous spectator - Boris Yeltsin. A year later with the Russian national team, he will become the owner of the Hopman Cup.
In October 2006 Dmitry Tursunov entered the top 20 rating of the ATP, which was his best achievement in his career. Today, he has 14 titles in the Masters series. Seven of them are earned in singles, seven - in the doubles. The best results in the main tennis competitions are associated with Wimbledon, where twice he managed to pass to the fourth round. After losing to the US Open and a severe injury in 2014, the athlete for a year disappeared from the field of vision, dropping in the ranking to 496th line, which made it difficult for him to return to the main competitions. In 2015, in doubles, together with Andrei Rublev, Dmitry Tursunov triumphantly wins the Kremlin Cup, proving that the path to great achievements is not easy.
All life in sport
Despite the retirement due to injury in the first roundtournament BSH in Australia, where he was confronted by Stan Wawrinka, in January 2016 a thirty-three-year-old athlete did not report the end of his sports career. As a young man, he participates in the Challengers in order to improve his tournament position. Actively communicates with the press and leads an interesting blog on the ATP website. Reflecting on his future, he is absolutely sure that it will be connected with tennis.
In addition to blogging, already now Dmitry Tursunovparticipates in the organization of a number of tournaments for children in St. Petersburg: "Winter Cup", "Autumn Cup", "Tennis - Stars" - not only financially investing in the development of children's sports, but also conducting master classes. Perhaps, these are the first steps in the way of future coaching. In 2015, the "Winter Cup" was held for the fifth time, collecting the best players up to 12 years from all regions of Russia.
Dmitry Tursunov: personal life
Athlete first married in his early youth onAmerican, with whom he divorced in 2006. The couple lived separately: Christina, three months after her wedding, went to Italy to do business in the field of design. The lack of common interests and infrequent meetings destroyed the relationship. Despite the cheerful disposition and almost antique appearance, the tall golden-hearted handsome Dmitry is still a bachelor.
In 2013, Tatler published hisphotos with the bride of Adele Bakhtiyarova living in Dubai, where they met during the tournament in 2008. But a long relationship did not lead to the creation of a family. Adely is engaged in jewelry business, and Dmitry is still not ready to give up his main love of life - to great tennis.