US OPEN Goes Polish 2013 - Once a Year Top Tennis Players from Poland and of Polish Descent Meet at the Polish Consulate in Its Splendid De Lamar Mansion in Manhattan

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For the past four years, top tennis players from Poland and of Polish descent meet at the Polish Consulate in its splendid Beaux Arts De Lamar Mansion in Manhattan. The August 24, 2013, Polish US Open Players' Party was led by the former two-time Australian Open champion, Johan Kriek.

US OPEN GOES POLISH

For the past four years, once a year, top tennis players from Poland and of Polish descent meet at the Consulate in its splendid Beaux Arts De Lamar Mansion in Manhattan. So it was on Saturday, August 24.

The Consul General of the Republic of Poland in New York, Ewa Junczyk – Ziomecka, was hosting the players' party for some of this year's US OPEN top tennis stars.

13 players from Poland and of Polish descent entertained in the Consulate, including the 2012 Wimbledon ladies finalist, and the 2013 Wimbledon ladies semi-finalist, current number four in WTA Singles Ranking Agnieszka Radwańska of Poland, the 2013 Wimbledon gentlemen semi-finalist Jerzy Janowicz of Poland, the 2013 Wimbledon quarter-finalist Łukasz Kubot of Poland as well as the 2013 Wimbledon ladies finalist Sabine Lisicki of Germany, Angelique Kerber of Germany, and Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark.

Tennis fans also had a possibility to talk with Mariusz Frystenberg & Marcin Matkowski of Poland, Urszula Radwańska of Poland, Aleksandra Wozniak of Canada, and Alicja Rosolska of Poland, Katarzyna Piter of Poland and Paula Kania of Poland.

Other special guests included Wojciech Fibak, a former Polish tennis player, finalist of Master and four time quarterfinalist of Grand Slams in singles, the winner of Australian Open in doubles, currently art businessman.

During the party, professor Elżbieta Banecka, graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw with painting specialization and a graphics annex, presented her graphics about tennis. Her works are exhibited in museums and in private collections all over the world, including Brasil, France, Germany, Japan, USA and many more.

The ceremony was led by the former two-time Australian Open champion, Johan Kriek and was made possible by the renowned NYC sport activist Paweł Gąsior and the sponsors: SG Doyen LLC Strategic Consulting, INGLOT Cosmetics, AMBER Steak House, JUSTPERFECT Jewelry, ŻYWIEC Beer, NANOTECH, SEGAL GEBSKI PLLC, CHARLOTTE PATISSERIE, DONNAY & JOHAN KRIEK Tennis Academy.

The party featured exquisite cuisine (courtesy of AMBER Steak House and amazing desserts of Charlotte Patisserie) and live music by famous Red Hook Ramblers.

We had a great pleasure to host over two hundred guests, including the representatives of New York’s consular corps from the German and Italian Consulates, as well as the director of player operations for the U.S. Open Mr. Whitney Kraft.

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