The 2014 World Tennis Challenge Kids Day – held as part of the World Tennis Challenge Be Active Challenge will be bigger and better than ever with special guests Dora the Explorer, Spongebob Squarepants and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles making appearances that will be sure to excite and delight participants.
Held on Sunday 5th January at Memorial Drive, the 2014 the free event will feature the opportunity for kids age 5-12 to come and try or demonstrate their already honed tennis skills via supervised Hot Shot* tennis activities as well as having fun with bouncy castles, face painters and the chance to look into the future and have their photo taken holding the World Tennis Challenge trophy (in suitable winner pose of course!).
Dora, Spongebob and the Turtles will make appearances throughout the morning providing photo opportunities and will wrap the event with a performance.
As in past years, some of the world’s greatest players in town for the World Tennis Challenge may also attended the event to spend time with the kids and offer them a few coaching tips in a money can’t buy sporting and photo opportunity.
Attendance at this free event is by registration only at kidstennisday.worldtennischallenge.com so grab your racquet (one will be supplied for those who don’t have one) and join in the fun at the World Tennis Challenge Kids Day.
WHAT: WORLD TENNIS CHALLENGE KIDS DAY
WHEN: SUNDAY 5TH JANUARY
WHERE: MEMORIAL DRIVE TENNIS COMPLEX, WAR MEMORIAL DRIVE ADELAIDE
ENTRY: REGISTRATION AT kidstennisday.worldtennischallenge.com.
*Hot Shots is the official junior tennis programme of Tennis Australia
The 2014 World Tennis Challenge will take place at Memorial Drive Tennis Centre, Adelaide, from 7th to 9th January 2014.
Players in the 2014 event include Tennis legends Martina Navratilova, Martina Hingis, Tracy Austin, Yannick Noah, Pat Cash, Henri Leconte and Mats Wilander, Mansour Bahrami and Nicole Bradtke as well as World Top 30 ranked players Feliciano Lopez and Jurgen Melzer and World #34 Jeremy Chardy. They will be joined by South Australian young gun and 2013 Wimbledon Junior Doubles winner Thanasi Kokkinakis.
World Tennis Challenge 2014 tickets are now on sale. Tickets for the event start from $9.90 for children and $19.90 for adults and can be purchased online at www.ticketek.com.au/bookadelaide or call 13 28 49.
For further tournament information on how to participate in the WTC Be Active Challenge please visit www.worldtennischallenge.comand select the ‘Play Tennis’ tab.
World Tennis Challenge is presented by the South Australian Government, through Events South Australia.