In the finals in category “aged over 50 years” he domineered over H.E. Matthias Höpfner, Ambassador of Germany, winning 6:3 games in a challenging match. Sopharma AD sponsored the tournament and exactly the two finalists and the BTF President Mr Stefan Tsvetkov were the initiators of its performance.
In the final couples matches in category “aged over 50 years” Mr Svetlozar Panov and Mr Christian Iliev won the title after the success achieved over the singles champion H.E. Mario Konticheli, Ambassador of Italy to Bulgaria and the Defence Minister Mr Angel Naydenov.
Among the diplomats of age up to 50 years the winners were Mr Angel Angelov and Mr Svetoslav Stankov, who won in the finals against Mr Dimitar Dimitrov and Mr Nikolay Naydenov. Mr Stankov became also the singles champion in this category.