04 May - 14:50

The President comes to Estoril

The President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, returned to Millennium Estoril Open for the second year in a row to enjoy a day of tennis.

Known to be a big fan of the sport, the President was greeted in the Slice Lounge by João Zilhão (Millennium Estoril director), Carlos Carreiras (Mayor of Cascais), Vasco Costa (President of the Portuguese Tennis Federation) and Manuela Caldeira Cabral (Minister of Economy) and several other dignitaries and supporters of the tournament.

Portuguese player Gastão Elias was also in attendance as the representative of the players and gifted the President a personalized racket.

This afternoon the President will be in the stand of Estádio Millennium to watch the round two match between Portuguese Pedro Sousa and Gilles Muller, from Luxembourg.