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Spain's Rafael Nadal practices at USTA Billie Jean (Credit: Getty Images)

Spain's Rafael Nadal practices at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Arthur Ashe Kids' Day 2013

Michelle Obama, Missy Franklin and Serena Williams were among the celebrities and athletes in attendance for Arthur Ashe Kids' Day, an event held annually since 1993, where professional tennis takes a backseat to obstacle courses, face painting, music and games.

Rafael Campo, 6, participates in activities during Arthur
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Rafael Campo, 6, participates in activities during Arthur Ashe Kids' Day. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Fifth Harmony performs in the stadium during Arthur
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Fifth Harmony performs in the stadium during Arthur Ashe Kids' Day. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Marco Borelli, 3, participates in activities during Arthur
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Marco Borelli, 3, participates in activities during Arthur Ashe Kids' Day. (Aug. 24, 2013)

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Sloane Stephens practices in the stadium during Arthur
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Sloane Stephens practices in the stadium during Arthur Ashe Kids' Day. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Simeon Brown, 9, participates in activities during Arthur
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Simeon Brown, 9, participates in activities during Arthur Ashe Kids' Day. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Michelle Obama addresses the crowd at Arthur Ashe
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Michelle Obama addresses the crowd at Arthur Ashe Kids' Day at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Michelle Obama waves before speaking at the 18th
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Michelle Obama waves before speaking at the 18th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids' Day, the unofficial kickoff to the 2013 U.S. Open. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Tennis champion Billie Jean King watches as Michelle
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Tennis champion Billie Jean King watches as Michelle Obama addresses the crowd at Arthur Ashe Kids' Day. (Aug. 24, 2013)

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Christina McHale and Ryan Harrison give Michelle Obama
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Christina McHale and Ryan Harrison give Michelle Obama high-fives as before she addresses the crowd at Arthur Ashe Kids' Day. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Serena Williams leaves the stage after first lady
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Serena Williams leaves the stage after first lady Michelle Obama spoke at the 18th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids' Day, the unofficial kickoff to the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Sloane Stephens looks on during the 18th Annual
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Sloane Stephens looks on during the 18th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids' Day, the unofficial kickoff to the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament. (Aug. 24, 2013)

From back left: Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and
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From back left: Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Kyle Seelig watch Serena Williams during a competition at the 18th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids' Day. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams and Roger Federer cheer
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Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams and Roger Federer cheer for Kyle Seelig, during a competition at the 18th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids' Day. (Aug. 24, 2013)

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Michelle Obama gestures toward Serena Williams, left, as
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Michelle Obama gestures toward Serena Williams, left, as she speaks to the crowd. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Defending U.S. Open champion Andy Murray practices at
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Defending U.S. Open champion Andy Murray practices at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Spain's Rafael Nadal practices at USTA Billie Jean
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Spain's Rafael Nadal practices at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Tennis fans watch first lady Michelle Obama speak
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Tennis fans watch first lady Michelle Obama speak at the 18th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids' Day. (Aug. 24, 2013)

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