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Walking (almost) alone… – or why Sashka needs 2,323 Twitter followers right now

10.04.2017
Sashka in Firenze

Last week we met a guy who represents (in South Europe) a very well-known world sports brand… call the brand X :).

While we didn’t aim to get an immediate sponsorship / partnership, our goal was to obtain a kind of targets where we can count on some attention from major junior tennis sponsors. And the answer was… (almost) “nowhere”, except really big wins like junior Grand Slams.

Till that time, Sashka should walk alone, with no hope to get a sponsorship (even a technical one, like rackets, strings etc.) from those companies which widely support young players on national and even regional levels. Below I will describe our negotiations with X-guy in several sentences.
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“Thank You” Saturday – Vol. 1

26.11.2016
Thank you, Sashka's global team!

Every Saturday morning I am going to do a very pleasant thing – say “thank you” to everybody who made (and still are making) Sashka’s life-long tennis trip possible. Let’s make it a good tradition of this blog. Thank you, Sashka’s global team! You motivate all of us: Sashka – to work harder and believe in herself, and our family – not to give up & “knock all doors”, every single day.
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