This event is also televised on CBS the following day. It is a celebration of the memory of Arthur Ashe, who died of AIDS in 1993, and of his efforts to help young people through tennis. Kids’ Day began in 1993, the year that Ashe died.
Here is a file photo of the great champ Arthur Ashe posing with the Wimbledon trophy after beating Jimmy Connors in the 1975 final.
So, today (25th August, 2012) was celebrated as the ARTHUR ASHE day at US Open & here are a few pics from the same.