The USTA Foundation honored the 10 winners of the 17th annual National Junior Tennis & Learning (NJTL) Arthur Ashe Essay Contest. The winners, ranging in ages from 9 to 18, were selected out of more than 3,000 entries submitted this summer. Each winner received a New York City travel package that synced up with the […]
Hosted by the USTA, the contest asks members of the national junior training program to reflect on the legacy of Arthur Ashe to tennis and the greater community.
…or at least their guitars. (photo by TSF)
We haven’t seen the official attendance numbers for this year’s Arthur Ashe Kids day but judging from what we saw peeking into the stadium, it looked pretty well attended. Players did their part to promote the sport to the young ‘uns, including Kim Clijsters, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak DJokovic, Andy Roddick, Melanie Oudin. Non-tennistas […]
We’ve just received word that Andy Roddick will be participating in this year’s Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day, to be held on August 29, 2009. As you know, the annual event kicks off the U.S Open. American Idol Winner Jordin Sparks and comedian Will Ferrell will also be performing and participating at the full-day tennis and […]