Missouri Valley / Kansas

Kids on the Court: Upcoming Smashers Tournaments

Kendra Wicks | June 15, 2020

Smashers tournaments provide an opportunity for kids 10 and under to find themselves in the game through fun competition.


These events are designed to be as kid-friendly as possible with features such as special balls that are easier to hit, smaller tennis racquets and shorter courts. These attributes make it easier for kids to start developing competitive skills while still enjoying the game.


As we begin to move players back onto the courts, facilities and tournament directors are working to keep everyone safe through virus precautions. The first Smashers tournament was held on June 13 at Wall Park in McPherson. The directors encouraged social distancing between players, as well as family members on the sidelines. They minimized the touching of surfaces, encouraged children to bring their own water bottles and provided hand sanitizer. 


Although each tournament may be run differently, depending on the facility and director, we are continuing to take precautions during this time.


Check out the information below to find a Smashers tournament near you.



Kansas Smashers Kossover Tennis Center Boys & Girls (Orange & Green)

June 27: Kossover Tennis Center- Topeka, Kansas (entries close 6/23)

Contact: bjoost@genesishealthclubs.com


Kansas Smashers McPherson Wall Park Boys & Girls (Orange & Green)

July 11: Wall Park- MsPherson, Kansas (entries close 7/7) 

Contact: tyler.brown@mcpherson.com

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