The 2012 edition of Tennis Vip began, as usual, at the Cividino sport centre “Mario Mongodi”.

The tournament, by now followed by many persons, sees big names in Sports (football-sky-motor racing-motorcycling-cycling-swimming-rowing-etc.), Show business, Journalism, Politics and Entrepreneurial activity -many coming from the Bergamo Province – ready to challenge themselves on the tennis court for a specific target: charity.

Plastik couldn’t miss this appointment and took part in the event as a sponsor.

Sensitive to the social problems of our territory, the Sports Academy for Solidarity will benefit with the proceeds obtained the following Voluntary Organizations:

– Association Friends of Oncology in Val Seriana and Val Cavallina, for the project of extension of the Reception House “Don Aldo Nicoli”. House that gives shelter to oncology patients with logistics difficulties;
– Special Bergamo Sport Wheelchair – Tennis on wheelchair;
– Installation of traffic lights with acoustic signals for the visually handicapped (with the collaboration of the Bergamo Municipality);
– Sorisole community “Don Fausto Resmini”, point of reference for the rehabilitation of young maladjusted and drug addict.

Highlights of the event

Tuesday 15th May
H. 11,00 am. Presentation of the Tournament at the “Donizetti” Theatre of Bergamo.
Friday 18th May
H. 17,00-24,00 pm.  Beginning of Tournament
From Monday 21st May to Tuesday 5th June
H. 16,30-24,00 pm. Contuinuation of Tournament.
Friday 25th May
From h. 18,30 to h. 19,30 visits of the wine growers “Cantine Le Corne” of Grumello del Monte.
Saturday 26th May
From h. 9,30 Match Tennis Vip players vs. Tennis Club Carpi
Saturday 2nd and  Sunday 3rd June
Rodeo Tournaments Man’s & Women’s 4° Category.
Wednesday 6th June
From h. 19,00 Finals of the singles tournament cat. B, mixed doubles and Sports Academy Cup.
Thursday 7th June
From h. 18,30 Finals of the doubles mixed tournament, Men’s singles cat. A and Men’s doubles.
Friday 8th June
Evening Gala at the pavilions of the Bergamo Fair, Lunga street (only on invitation).