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Katowice Open


On the 8th April, the youngest tennis fans and players will take over the city of Katowice. For this day, the organizers of the Katowice Open tournament have prepared a number of fantastic activities, all of which will be attended by a tournament player. Apart from the “KIDS CUP” children’s tournament, displays and demonstrations of police, fire service and ambulance service equipment and vehicles are planned in the Spodek Hall and in the International Congress Centre. Kids Day schedule also includes such great activities as an opportunity to play with this year’s WTA Katowice Open tournament player and Mini Olympic Games, among many others.

The awards ceremony, at which Cups funded by the City of Katowice will be handed to the best KIDS CUP players, is scheduled to be held at the Spodek Centre Court on the 12th April (Sunday) at 3.00 pm.

We are inviting all the youngest tennis fans  together with their parents/accompanying adults to send their applications to


9.30 am - 10.00 am – Qualifying tests of Tennis 10’s tournament for children, Red category (International Congress Centre)

10.00 am Kids Day Opening Ceremony attended by a WTA tournament player. A photo session and a group photo (International Congress Centre)

10.30 am – Start of the children’s tournament (International Congress Centre)

11.00 am Police show (International Congress Centre)

12.00 am Meeting and autograph session with a WTA tournament player (International  Congress Centre)

1.00 pm – Fire service show (International Congress Centre)

2.00 pm Meeting with a WTA tournament player. An opportunity to play tennis with one of the top players at the Katowice Open tournament (International Congress Centre)

3.00 pm – Ambulance service show (International Congress Centre)

5.00 pm – Meeting with a WTA tournament player. A photo session and the final of the children’s tournament. Finalists will get tickets for the Katowice Open finals, where between the doubles and singles final matches the President’s Cups will be handed to the best young players. (International Congress Centre)

11.00 am - 3 pm – Children’s rides in a fire engine and a police car, on a police motorcycle and in an ambulance (the square in front of the International Congress Centre, on the side of the Spodek Hall’s Gymnasium)

1.00 pm - 5.00 pm Games and competitions for children - “Mini Olympic Games” (mezzanine  level at Spodek and the International Congress Centre)