Kids’ Day coming up at the US Open
Kids just wanna have fu-un, after all! The 20th annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day Presented by Hess will be taking place on Saturday, August 29th at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. (ET.) American Authors, Natalie La Rose, Bea Miller, Kalin & Myles & Jacob Whitesides will team up with 2015 Wimbledon Champion Novak Djokovic and reigning US Open Champion Marin Cilic to kick-off the 2015 US Open. Other top pros scheduled to attend? Oh, just Rafa Nadal, Roger Federer & 2014 US Open Champion Serena Williams!
From 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., families can enjoy an exciting array of free tennis games geared toward kids, plus live music and attractions taking place throughout the grounds. Inside Arthur Ashe Stadium from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m., the live tennis and music show will feature fun exhibition matches and skills competitions with Djokovic and Cilic and a variety of musical performances. Here’s the schedule of events.
Proceeds from Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day benefit the USTA Foundation which helps fund the National Junior Tennis & Learning Network (NJTL), a nationwide group of more than 500 nonprofit youth-development organizations that provide free or low-cost tennis, education and life-skills programming to more than 225,000 children each year, founded 45 years ago by Arthur Ashe, along with Charlie Pasarell and Sheridan Snyder.
Stadium show tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster (1-866-OPEN-TIX), www.usopen.org and at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center box office.