Laver Cup Berlin 2024 Ballkid Team

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Aspiring ballkids will have a shot at a once-in-a lifetime opportunity to be on court with some of the top men’s professional tennis players at the at the seventh edition of the Laver Cup at Uber Arena in Berlin from September 20-22, 2024.

Registration is now open for the Laver Cup Berlin Ballkid Tryouts presented by UBS. If you feel you have what it takes to join the Laver Cup Berlin Ballkid Team read on for more details.

Registrations for the 2024 Ballkid Tryouts have closed.

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Ballkids Tryout Details

Anyone 12-16 years of age as of September 20, 2024 may register for the tryouts.

You don’t need to be a high level tennis player, but should have an interest in tennis and have a basic understanding of the tennis scoring system.

You must register for and participate in one of the two ballkid tryouts for the chance to be selected to the team. The tryouts will be held in July at two locations in Berlin. Registration closes on Friday, June 28 at 17:00 CET.

Training Sessions
If you are selected to the team, you will be required to participate in the following training sessions leading up to the event to equip you with the skills to be a top-tier ballkid.

Orientation Session
If you are selected to the team, you will be required to take part in an orientation and training session on Thursday, September 19 from 11:00am – 2:30pm at Uber Arena. This will be your first opportunity to be on court with the players as they prepare for their matches.

Match Days
If you are selected to the team, you must be available to work all five sessions across three days of the Laver Cup, September 20-22, 2024 at Uber Arena in Berlin. The event schedule can be found here. Ballkids will be expected to arrive at the arena 90 minutes prior to the match start time.

You have the choice of registering for either one of the following tryouts. Each tryout will be split into two sessions of approximately 90 minutes each. You only need to participate in one session which will be assigned to you based on the number of applicants for each tryout.

Saturday, July 20 | Heilandsweide Tennis Club
Session 1 – Check-In: 12:45 | Tryout: 13:00 – 14:30
Session 2 – Check-In: 14:45| Tryout: 15:00 – 16:30


Sunday, July 21 | LTTC Rot-Weiss Berlin
Session 1 – Check-In: 9:45 | Tryout: 10:00 – 11:30
Session 2 – Check-In: 11:45| Tryout: 12:00 – 13:30

Each tryout will be run by a team of qualified tennis professionals who will assess the kids on vital ballkid skills including: agility, coordination, balance, speed, endurance and teamwork.

Following each tryout, the evaluators will review their assessments and select the top 24 kids to form the Laver Cup Berlin Ballkid Team. Everyone who participates in the tryouts will be notified via email on Wednesday, July 24 of the outcome.

If you think you have what it takes and commit to the training and event requirements above, please click the REGISTER button below. You may only register for one tryout (duplicate registrations will be deleted). Registration is free however spots are limited to 200 per tryout. If the tryout cap is reached, applicants will be randomly selected to participate. You will be notified on Thursday, July 4 if you have been selected to participate in the tryout and if so, the specific session you have been assigned.

Registrations for the 2024 Ballkid Tryouts have closed.

If you are one of the 24 kids selected to the Laver Cup Berlin Ballkid Team, you will share the Laver Cup’s dramatic black court with some of the greatest tennis players in the world over three days of incredible tennis along with the following benefits:

  • Experience: You will gain valuable experience and volunteer hours for future endeavours.
  • Official Uniform: You will receive the official Laver Cup Berlin ballkid uniform from UNIQLO and On;
  • Tickets for Parents/Guardians: You will receive two tickets to a select session allowing your parent/guardian to watch and support you in action;
  • Food & Beverages: Provided to you on the match days in the ballkid lounge at Uber Arena;
  • Team Photo: A special team photo will be taken on the match court, serving as a lasting memento of your unforgettable experience; and
  • Memories to last a lifetime!

All applicants will be required to obtain parent/guardian consent and acceptance of the Laver Cup’s Terms of Participation as part of the registration process.

The Laver Cup is not responsible for any travel or incremental expenses you may incur to attend the tryout, training sessions, orientation session and/or the match days.


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