March 13-21 2021, SIBUR ARENA


The “Tennis Education Day” is a sports lecture that will bring together on one platform representatives of the international organization WTA, the best coaches in the history of the Russian tennis and representatives of WTA GOLD COACH.

During the event all the participants will have an opportunity to ask questions to the experts, discuss interesting topics, join the tennis community and make useful contacts.

Pre-registration for the event is required.

The event will include lectures from the best tennis coaches from the Russian tennis history and representatives of the WTA GOLD COACH, case studies with an expert advice and information on tennis networking.


The Educational Tennis Day will take place at the SIBUR ARENA Arena Arena, on the second floor of the spectator area on March 13, 2021.


10:30 – 11:00 – Registration, presentation of mini-souvenirs from the tournament.

11:00 – 11:15 – Greeting from the moderator of the educational day Alexander Sobkin – professional tennis commentator, host, coach.

11:15 – 12:00 – Ruben Nijns – Consultant coach from Belgium. Specialization: tennis U10 .

12:00 – 12:45 – Nadezhda Petrova – Russian tennis player, winner of two WTA doubles championships (2004 and 2012), finalist in two Grand Slam doubles tournaments, London Olympic doubles bronze medalist, winner of 37 WTA tournaments.

13:00 – 13:45 – WTA GOLD COACH.


14:15 – 14:45 – Vladimir Volchkov – Belarusian tennis player and coach; two-time Grand Slam tournament semifinalist. Winner of one ATP doubles tournament, captain of the Belarusian men’s team in Davis Cup.

15:00 – 15:45 – Ekaterina Makarova – Russian professional tennis player. 2016 Olympic doubles champion, winner of four Grand Slam tournaments, winner of 18 WTA tournaments.

16:00 – 17:30 – Networking, participants who wish can present their situation / case, participants of the expert panel can parse it.

COVID-19 rules

All participants must wear a mask during the whole period of their stay at the SIBUR ARENA arenas.
Participants with symptoms of acute respiratory infections may be denied participation in the event.
Compliance with all COVID-19 rules of the event at the SIBUR ARENA KSC.

Participation format

In-person attendance for participants in the event.
All speakers will be present in the arena remotely and speak online (full attendance is guaranteed) on screen.
Anyone will be able to ask a question to the speaker.


Participant package

  • Access to the arena and tennis matches on March 13, 2021
  • Compliment of the tournament
  • Tournament booklet
  • Access to Dedicated Zone

The moderator of the educational day

Alexander Sobkin, professional tennis commentator, presenter and coach.

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