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Zagreb, 23 December 2009 – The fifth issue of the PBZ Zagreb Indoors international tennis tournament (www.zagrebindoors.com) will take place at the Dom Sportova sports hall in Zagreb from 2 to 7 February 2010. This was announced by Branko Horvat, Tournament Director, at the press conference held at the Westin Hotel in Zagreb on 23 December 2009.

Zagreb, 23 December 2009 – The fifth issue of the PBZ Zagreb Indoors international tennis tournament (www.zagrebindoors.com) will take place at the Dom Sportova sports hall in Zagreb from 2 to 7 February 2010. This was announced by Branko Horvat, Tournament Director, at the press conference held at the Westin Hotel in Zagreb on 23 December 2009. Besides numerous journalists and Croatia's eminent sporting figures, the press conference was attended by 2004 Olympic doubles bronze medallist from Athens Ivan Ljubicic, who won the 2006 PBZ Zagreb Indoors and played in its final in 2007 and 2007. Looking forward to a new sports challenge in 2010, Ljubicic hinted that he expected at least one Croatian player in the final, despite very strong competition from other participants in the tournament. As far as Croatian players are concerned, apart from Ivan Ljubicic, Marin Cilic and Ivo Karlovic are certain to participate in the tournament.

The City of Zagreb, Zagreb Holding and other companies, as well as Privredna Banka Zagreb, PBZ Card – which has been the main sponsor since the tournament was founded – will make sure that the PBZ Zagreb Indoors, one of the stops on the ATP World Tour calendar, will be held without major financial difficulties, even in such a year of crisis. A long-time member of the Croatian Olympic Family and partner of the Croatian Olympic Committee until the 2012 Olympic Games in London, PBZ has been continuously supporting various Croatian sports and the Olympic family. By sponsoring this tournament PBZ also supports tennis, which, although a "younger" Olympic sport, has provided Croatia with three Olympic medals.

Another eminent figure who attended the PBZ Indoors press conference was Goran Prpic, the coach of the Croatian men's and women's tennis teams and 1992 Olympic doubles bronze medallist from Barcelona (with Goran Ivanisevic).