Omry Ronen was an American Slavist, known for his works on the Silver Age of Russian Poetry and on the poetry of Osip Mandelstam. Ronen was born in Odessa in 1937 into a Hungarian Jewish family, his father was the biochemist Emerich Szörényi, known for his work on muscle physiology. From 1934 to 1953, the family lived in the Soviet Union, where Emerich Szörényi headed the tissue protein research department of the Institute of Biochemistry and the biochemistry department of the Institute of Microbiology of the Ukrainian Academy of Sciences. In 1950, he was appointed head of the newly established Institute of Biochemistry in Hungary, however, he was only able to return to Hungary with his family in 1953. Ronen started his undergraduate studies in Budapest University, he took part in the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, fled to Israel after the uprising was suppressed. He obtained his B. A. in linguistics and English literature from Hebrew University and his PhD in Slavic languages and literatures from Harvard.
From 1972 to 1985, he was professor at Hebrew University. In 1985 he became a Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor where he remained until his death; the works of Omry Ronen on the Silver Age of Russian Poetry include Ronen. Ronen made important contributions to the study of Pushkin's poetics, the poetry of the Oberiu, Vladimir Nabokov, numerous other topics. Ronen is the author of three books of essays based on his column "From the Town of Ann” in the journal "Zvezda". Ronen, O.. An Approach to Mandel’shtam. Jerusalem: The Magnes Press of the Hebrew University. Ronen, O.. Серебряный век как умысел и вымысел. Moscow: O. G. I
The 2020 Kentucky Open was a professional tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. It was the first edition of the tournament, part of the 2020 ITF Women's World Tennis Tour, it took place in Nicholasville, United States between 10 and 16 February 2020. 1 Rankings are as of 3 February 2020. The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw: Catherine Bellis Irina Falconi Claire Liu Aldila SutjiadiThe following players received entry from the qualifying draw: Hanna Chang Elizabeth Halbauer Jamie Loeb Maria Mateas Grace Min Marcela Zacarías Renata Zarazúa Zhang YuxuanThe following players received entry as lucky losers: Françoise Abanda Gabriela Talabă Olga Govortsova def. Claire Liu, 6–4, 6–4 Quinn Gleason / Catherine Harrison def. Hailey Baptiste / Whitney Osuigwe, 7–5, 6–2 2020 Kentucky Open at ITFtennis.com Official website