World no.6 and two-time US Open titlist, Novak Djokovic, participated in the 23rd Annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day Presented by Net Generation, alongside other tennis superstars Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Angelique Kerber, Madison Keys and many more.
On Saturday, August 25, the grounds of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center were transformed into a one-day family festival with live music and other family-friendly activities.
The stadium show featured live music from pop headliners, including CNCO, Echosmith and In Real Life. The show was co-hosted by television and film star Skai Jackson and Interscope recording artist Alex Aiono, along with Radio Disney’s Morgan.
The Kids’ Day was packed with entertainment and fun. The youngest tried out Net Generation tennis during the festival, and enjoyed fun exhibition matches.
Novak entertained crowd with his tennis colleagues and other celebrities.
“It’s a great honor and pleasure to be a part of Kids’ Day. It is always a highlight of the year,” Novak said.
The event has kicked off the 2018 US Open which runs from August 27 to September 9 in New York.
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.
Those who were unable to attend the event in person can still enjoy all the fun from their home. On Sunday, August 26, ABC will televise the event from 8 p.m. CET.
For more information about the event, visit www.arthurashekidsday.com.