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McEnroe Brothers Host Youth Scholarship Try-Outs

John McEnroe and brother Patrick McEnroe are hitting Harlem tomorrow in search of New York City's top young tennis talents.

The McEnroes will host youth tennis scholarship tryouts from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 22nd at the Frederick Johnson Playground tennis courts located at Adam Clayton Powell Jr., Boulevard and West 150th Street in New York City.

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The tryouts are open to all New York City youth ages 6 to 12 with an interest in tennis.

Registration is from 11:30 a.m. to noon. Proper athletic attire, including sneakers, is required. Water will be provided.

For more information, please call (212) 427-6150.

John McEnroe Tennis Academy coaches will be on hand evaluating juniors for skill level and enthusiasm. Young players who display promise may be awarded a scholarship to the John McEnroe Tennis Academy on Randall's Island.

A JMTP scholarship, which will cover group sessions, individual instruction, valuable training camps, integral performance training and mental toughness workshops, as well as convenient transportation to Sportime/JMTA facilities on Randall's Island.

Johnny Mac Tennis Project Sportime

Since its founding in 2012, the JMTP and Sportime have awarded over 200 scholarships to children who live in the communities near Randall’s Island and throughout the city. Those invited to receive a scholarship will attend JMTA’s 34-week fall session, September through May.

A nonprofit affiliated with the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, the Johnny Mac Tennis Project was created by John McEnroe to remove social and economic barriers to tennis participation for NYC kids and to bridge the gap between recreational community-based programs and advanced tennis training.