Sofia Car­son and Djokovic head­line Arthur Ashe Kids' Day "D

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es­cen­dants" star Sofia Car­son and twotime US Open champ No­vak Djokovic will head­line this year's Arthur Ashe Kids' Day, a sta­dium con­cert that or­ga­niz­ers are hop­ing will in­crease in­ter­est in youth ten­nis. The an­nual event, which pays trib­ute to the late ten­nis great, is set for Aug 26 at the USTA Bil­lie Jean King Na­tional Ten­nis Cen­ter. It will also be broad­cast the fol­low­ing day from 2-3 pm EDT on ABC, which will air the "Descen­dents 2" star­ring Car­son on July 21.

This year's lineup in­cludes per­for­mances by the pop duo Jack & Jack, singer-song­writer Alex Aiono and boy band New Hope Club. The event is also be­ing used to pro­mote the United States Ten­nis As­so­ci­a­tion's Net Gen­er­a­tion ini­tia­tive, which aims to get more chil­dren ages 5 to 18 play­ing the sport. —AP

Ac­tress Sofia Car­son from ‘De­scen­dants’ ar­rives at Wango Tango in Car­son, Calif. — AP

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