NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — For 17-year-old tennis enthusiast Shelby Lau, Sunday’s free tennis clinic at Central Park was the chance of a lifetime.
“It’s not every day you get to hit with the pros,” she said. “You get to see them up close and personal. It’s completely different to see them in person rather than online.”READ MORE: COVID Restrictions: New York City Restaurants Can Increase Capacity, New Jersey Raises Gathering Limits
As WCBS 880’s Jim Smith reported, the clinic kicked off the U.S. Open, giving the public some pro tips, including from now-retired Murphy Jensen, a former French Open doubles champ, who said the clinic is inspirational to the kids.