Harlem’s James Blake And Others Swing At City Parks Foundation Tennis Benefit Auction

City Parks Foundation (CPF), the only nonprofit whose mission is to offer programs in public parks in the five boroughs, will, for the first time, hold its 23rd annual CityParks Tennis Benefit as a digital auction during the US Open. Continue Reading →

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 →