Rus News Journal

Life of the first trainer of Maria Sharapova

In Sochi on 74 has broken - the m to year of life has died the merited trainer of Russia Yury Judkin, the person thanks to whom in a tennis sky such bright star, as Maria Sharapova was lighted.

the talented, thoughtful trainer, the perfect psychologist, the present teacher - the innovator, Yury Vasilevich personified all better qualities of the Sochi trainer`s school - high professionalism, boundless fidelity to tennis and love of children - the press - services of Federation of tennis of Russia is told in the message.

among pupils of Judkina - 17 masters of sports of the USSR and many known tennis players, including Tatyana Zinin, Vladimir Lazarev, Olga Vorsina, Elena Vesnina.

Since 1994 in Sochi the international tennis tournament " is spent; On Yury Judkina`s prizes given a vacation package in professional tennis not one ten talented young tennis players.

In 2004 Yury Vasilevich was udostoin the national tennis award Russian Cup in a nomination the Best children`s trainer and in 2008 - the higher award of Federation of tennis of Russia, a commemorative medal of Arthur MacPherson.

the federation of tennis of Russia presents sincere condolences to the family of the dead.

light memory of the faithful companion and the associate for ever remains in our hearts - it is told on an official site of Federation.