• In 1993, the first AAKD was called “Arthur Ashe AIDS Tennis Challenge” and included Bill Cosby, Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Steffi Graf, and John McEnroe, among others
• Over the years, participating AAKD comedians and entertainers have included Alec Baldwin, Chevy Chase, Chris Kattan, Keenan & Kel, Alan King, Will Ferrell, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Rosie O’Donnell
• In 2005 the United States Postal Service revealed the Arthur Ashe Commemorative Postal Stamp at Kids’ Day
• Popular singers to have performed at AAKD in the past include: Britney Spears, Jessica Simpson, Bow Wow, Ne-Yo, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, and Sean Kingston
• Trained dogs were scheduled to jump over the center court net in 1999, but were canceled because their long nails scratched the court surface during rehearsal
Find out more about AAKD: http://www.usopen.org/kids/ArthurAsheKidsDay/. Be sure to catch Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day airing on CBS Sunday, August 29th at 12 pm EST.