Arthur Ashe Kids' Day is an annual tennis/children’s event that takes place in the Arthur Ashe Stadium at the United States Tennis Association (New York). The event begins the U.S. Open, which officially starts one day later and is a celebration of the memory of Arthur Ashe, who died of AIDS in 1993, and of his efforts to help young people through tennis. Kids’ Day began in 1993, the year that Ashe died.
Participants at the Arthur Ashe Kids Day have an opportunity to play and/or watch numerous tennis matches before and after the main event at Arthur Ashe Stadium at the USTA Center. The main event at the stadium consists of a concert and tennis matches - this year's stars on court are Roger, Andy Roddick, Ana Ivanovic, Novak Djokovic, James Blake and Rafael Nadal.
Date: 26.08.2010, Source: RF Official