One Love Tennis plans free trip to Fed Cup, wins awards


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — One Love Tennis in Wilmington is making history with some big announcements.

The group will be sending more than 40 of its participants to watch Serena and Venus Williams in the Fed Cup this weekend in Asheville. The trip will be completely free for the kids!

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One Love’s executive director Lenny Simpson has been honored by the United States Tennis Association with the Marilyn Sherman Spirit Award for extraordinary spirit in growing the game of tennis.

The group has been named the first ever North Carolina National Junior Tennis and Learning Chapter of the Year, an award which comes with a $1,000 grant.