Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: HOME ON THE RANGE | US Open inspires the Next Generation

How often at night, when the heavens are bright | With the light of the glittering stars | Have I stood here amazed and asked as I gazed | If their glory exceeds this of ours — Dr. Brewster M. Higley, “My Western Home.” Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: HOME ON THE RANGE | 2017 US Open Tennis Championships inspires … Continue reading Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: HOME ON THE RANGE | US Open inspires the Next Generation

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An American Tale: Kevin Anderson’s US Open journey highlights S. Africans’ influence on American, global tennis

Later today in the 20-year-old Arthur Ashe Stadium, on the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center campus, America’s second oldest major sporting event will come to a conclusion. A default ambassador of sport for his native South Africa — and the continent of Africa — 31-year-old Kevin Anderson will have a chance to write himself into … Continue reading An American Tale: Kevin Anderson’s US Open journey highlights S. Africans’ influence on American, global tennis

PHOTO & VIDEO GALLERY | An American Tale: Kevin Anderson’s US Open journey highlights S. Africans’ influence on American, global tennis

Later today in the 20-year-old Arthur Ashe Stadium, on the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center campus, America’s second oldest major sporting event will come to a conclusion. South African Kevin Anderson will take on Rafeal Nadal. Check out a few photos and videos of the good 'Old Boy.' https://twitter.com/kwesesports/status/906403651341754368/photo/1 https://www.instagram.com/p/BI3DkNRA-Gw/?taken-by=realifetennis https://www.instagram.com/p/BYzuLXfh9Op/?taken-by=usopen https://www.instagram.com/p/BY0x9ucFVd6/?taken-by=kandersonatp https://www.instagram.com/p/BY0_zVkBYkJ/?taken-by=usopenContinue reading PHOTO & VIDEO GALLERY | An American Tale: Kevin Anderson’s US Open journey highlights S. Africans’ influence on American, global tennis

Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: African-American men leading America’s tennis industry [2nd Edition]

The 2017 US Open Tennis Championships has crowned its 2017 Women’s Singles champion, Sloane Stephens, who walked away with the win over her good friend, Madison Keys. Tomorrow, Rafael Nadal will take on South Africa’s Kevin Anderson for the men’s crown. Celebrating the 20th year of hosting the finals in the wondrous Arthur Ashe Stadium, … Continue reading Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: African-American men leading America’s tennis industry [2nd Edition]

Flocking into the US Open final, Madison and Sloane have been soaring as friends for sometime

Women’s Final Preview || Keys, Stephens headline All-American final || Pre-Match Analysis Presented By Ralph Lauren FRIENDLY FINALS This afternoon Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens go head-to-head, seeking their first Grand Slam title in the All-American, 2017 US Open Women’s Singles Championship in the monument to diversity, Arthur Ashe Stadium. This is the first All-American US Open women’s final [with the finalist being of … Continue reading Flocking into the US Open final, Madison and Sloane have been soaring as friends for sometime

PHOTO & VIDEO GALLERY: Flocking into the US Open final, Madison and Sloane have been soaring as friends for sometime | HuffPost

Women’s Final Preview || Keys, Stephens headline All-American final || Pre-Match Analysis Presented By Ralph Lauren Having met only once in their careers, with Stephens winning the second round affair in Miami two years ago, meeting number two will end with one of the friends crowned the 2017 US Open Women's Singles Champion. “I thought … Continue reading PHOTO & VIDEO GALLERY: Flocking into the US Open final, Madison and Sloane have been soaring as friends for sometime | HuffPost

Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: American women of African ancestry make history at US Open and beyond

For the first time in more than a decade, all four of the 2017 US Open Women’s Singles Championship semifinalists — Venus Williams, Sloan Stephens, Madison Keys and Colleen “CoCo“ Vandeweghe — are American. Three of the four remaining women in professional tennis’ most lucrative tournament are Americans of African descent. History has been made. “I think we have to give some … Continue reading Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: American women of African ancestry make history at US Open and beyond