Hayes serves up hits at US Tennis Open event
Monday, August 11, 2014
– Hunter Hayes will headline a kids day event at the U.S. Tennis Open later this month.
Other acts on the bill are duo MKTO, girl group McCLAIN, British pop rock band The Vamps, teen act Madison Beer and EDM musician DJ Salerno.
They will team up with tennis stars Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal at the 19th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids' Day Presented by Hess Saturday, Aug. 23 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y., from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Singer and actress China Anne McClain (Sing Your Face Off, A.N.T. Farm) and Jeff Sutphen (Figure It Out, BrainSurge), will co-host the show. The open starts two days later.
"Not only is Arthur Ashe Kids' Day presented by Hess a fantastic way to kick off the US Open, but it's also a great time to encourage youth to be active, play tennis and develop healthy habits, " said Gordon Smith, USTA Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer. "This annual event continues to bring the entire family together for a fun-filled day of sports and entertainment."
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