In the shadow of Arthur Ashe Stadium, ten girls laced up in new tennis shoes and took to the court to practice skill-based drills and scrimmage with professional tennis coaches.

The event, held from 4-6 p.m., was organized through New York Edge’s L.E.A.D (Leadership Empowerment through Athletic Development) program. This initiative aims to address gender disparity in tennis by offering inclusive opportunities for young women across the city to engage in sports, regardless of their background or prior experience.

Read More