Harlem Youth Tennis Players Bring Baller Skills To Tennis Scholarship Tryouts With John McEnroe

On Thursday, July 18, 2019—After returning from an exciting trip to London for Wimbledon 2019, tennis icon and commentator John McEnroe is keen to mint the next young phenom a la Wimbledon breakout star Cori “Coco” Gauff—right here in NYC. Continue Reading →

Free Family Tennis And Reading Program For Kids Presented By Mayor David Dinkins

This summer the Free Family Tennis and Reading Program for children ten and under will take place at the Frederick Johnson Playground “The Jungle” at 151 Street & 7th Avenue starting Saturday, July 13th to August 17th, 2019, from 9:00 AM -11:00 AM. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Althea Gibson First Black Woman To Win A Championship At Wimbledon

Althea Gibson, August 25, 1927 – September 28, 2003, was an American tennis player and professional golfer, and the first black athlete of either gender to cross the color line of international tennis. Continue Reading →

Megan Duchess Of Sussex Wins In Timeless Harlem Style At Wimbledon 2018

The Megan Duchess of Sussex wearing timeless Althea Gibson Harlem tennis style and the Duchess of Cambridge attended Wimbledon together for the first time on Saturday afternoon to watch the women’s singles final. Continue Reading →

Legendary Martina Navratilova Honored By Harlem Junior Tennis & Education Program

WTA Tennis reports that WTA legend Martina Navratilova was presented with the Shining Star Award by the Harlem Junior Tennis and Education Program at a charity gala in New York City on Monday. Continue Reading →

Pharrell And Garbiñe Are Bringing Love To The US Open And Harlem

Vogue reports that you can’t underestimate the power of positivity—especially in today’s world. This Monday, when the [easyazon_link identifier=”B01M2UZTMI” locale=”US” tag=”harlemworld-20″]US Open[/easyazon_link] kicks off, many of the tournament’s favorites, including Garbiñe Muguruza and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, will take to the courts in colorful uniforms designed by Pharrell Williams for Adidas. Continue Reading →