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By Nick Georgandis

Proving that he's more than just a basketball junkie, US President Barack Obama took to the White House tennis courts on Easter Sunday, showing off his game.
Obama played with Nathaniel Pendleton Jr., the younger brother of Hadiya Pendleton, a teenager murdered at a park in Illinois near Obama's home, in January.

Hadiya Pendleton was a member of a high school and that performed at Obama's January inauguration. The shooting took place a week later, and First Lady Michelle Obama attended the girl's funeral.

The game was part of the White House's annual Easter Egg Roll, an 134-year-old tradition of rolling eggs down the White House lawn, first put in place by Rutherford Hayes in 1878.

Among the attendees were professional athletes Adrian Peterson of the NFL's Minnesota Vikings, Indy car racer Danica Patricka and NBA point guard John Wall of the WashingtonWizards.

Teddy Roosevelt initially installed tennis courts at the White House in 1909, which was moved to a new location the following year.

It was moved again in the 1920s and used sporadically, most recently by Presidents Ford, Reagan and George H.W. Bush, who once played doubles there with Pete Sampras as his partner.

Upon taking office in 2008, Obama had basketball lines drawn onto the tennis court and added removable hoops so he could play his favorite sport more often.
No word on how many of Obama's shots went wide to the left.