Aspiring tennis stars are being invited to give
it their best shot in the Forum at the Munich Airport Center
In the lead-up to the 2014 BMW Open by FWU
AG, sports lovers are welcome to watch or take part in the
first-ever tennis event in the MAC.
Munich Airport has joined forces with the BMW
Open to offer tennis for all comers – even before the renowned ATP
tournament starts, from Monday, April 14th to Saturday, April
26th, two courts in the MAC Forum will be open to passengers,
visitors and airport staff who want to show what they can do with
Lessons will be available for young and
old alike who want to give tennis a try, and special children's
camps will be offered in cooperation with the airport's Kinderland.
For those who have always wondered how their
serve measures up against Djokovic & Co., a radar gun will give
instant feedback on their hardest shot. With the exception of the
children's camps, no reservations are required for the lessons,
which will operate on a first come, first "served" basis.
In addition, tournament visitors can witness
rallies between big tennis stars from a 200-seat center-court
grandstand. The schedule will include exhibition matches and
training sessions with such stars as the one-time Davis Cup team
captain Niki Pilic and the former pro and BMW Open tournament
director Patrik Kühnen.
For guests who want to test their tennis skills,
experienced trainers from MTTC Iphitos Munich will be on hand for
the entire tournament. Balls and racquets can be borrowed free of
charge. Showers and change rooms are also available. Participants
and spectators can park free of charge for up to five hours in the
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