Died ex-coach of the Russian national tennis team Alexander Volkov
In Kaliningrad, at the age of 52, the former tennis player, honored coach of Russia Alexander Volkov, died. He began performing at a professional level in 1988 and managed to win three titles in ATP tournaments over an almost ten-year career. In 1994 and 1995, as part of the national team, he became a Davis Cup finalist. After retiring from sports in 1997, he devoted himself to coaching. Since 2002, Volkov was a mentor of the Russian national team, and then worked in his native Kaliningrad.