Michelle Obama touts tennis at US Open Kids Day
Michelle Obama urged her daughters to get active in tennis so
they won’t struggle at the game the way she does as an adult.
The first lady shared that story Saturday during Arthur Ashe
Kids’ Day at the U.S. Open, where she promoted her ”Let’s Move”
Obama applauded a USTA initiative to install 5,000 new kid-sized
tennis courts across the country and train 15,000 new coaches,
trainers and teachers over a three-year period beginning in
Obama is leading a national campaign to get kids more active and
eating healthy meals. She told the fans at Arthur Ashe Stadium that
tennis, which has created new kid-friendly courts, rackets and
balls to make the game more accessible to young players, is a great
way for children to say active.