The Grand Boule’ History

This Ebony magazine article posted below was originally written to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the Grand Boule in 2004: Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: “Ways Of Grace,” Harlem’s James Blake New Book

Inspired by Arthur Ashe’s bestselling memoir Days of Grace, a collection of positive, uplifting stories of seemingly small acts of grace from across the sports world that have helped to bridge cultural and racial divides. Continue Reading →

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2016 Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day With Flo Rida, Zara Larsson, Ansel Elgort And More

Arthur_Ashe and moreFull-day tennis and music festival for children and families – including interactive games, musical entertainment and grounds activities to promote youth tennis, with superstar Flo Rida, Zara Larsson, Ansel Elgort, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and honor the legacy of Arthur Ashe. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: Join The Stars At The 21st Annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day

Arthur_AsheToday, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced a star-studded lineup for the 2016 Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day presented by Hess. Continue Reading →

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Join Reel Sisters Women’s History Month Screening Of ALTHEA

Althea Gibson at the West Side Tennis Club Forest Hills NY ca 1950 Credit CorbisReel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series will present a screening of ALTHEA, a documentary on Harlem’s Althea Gibson, the first African-American tennis player to win Wimbledon and the U.S. Continue Reading →

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Mayor Dinkins Remembers Harlem’s Cosmopolitan Tennis Club (video)

david dickinsHarlem fave and NYC Mayor David Dinkins recalls Harlem’s Cosmopolitan Tennis Club the nurturing grounds for Althea Gibson, Arthur Ashe, the Katrina Adams CEO and President of the United State Tennis Association (USTA) and more. Continue Reading →

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