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Bryan Bros. pairing up for charity benefit extravaganza this weekend

video Two tennis greats are pairing up to headline a big event at UNCW's Trask Coliseum this Sunday, and it's all in the name of charity. Bob and Mike Bryan, the world's top ranked doubles team, are playing an exhibition to benefit several non-profit groups.

Tennis star Lenny Simpson shares his story with hopes to help the community

videoTennis star Lenny Simpson grew up in Wilmington during a time of racial tension. Now, he's back to tell his story, and share ideas on how to combat violence in Wilmington’s youth. Simpson says tennis was his life from a young age.

WWAY’s Thursday night sports – October 18

videoThe world's #1 ranked doubles tennis team is coming to Wilmington. We provided all the details on our sports segment tonight in regard to Mike and Bob Bryan. Miami knocks off UNC in college football. We have a preview of week 9 high school football action, a championship cross country meet from Wilmington, plus more!

WWAY’s Wednesday night sports – June 26

videoThe Wilmington Sharks lost both games of a doubleheader on Wednesday night. The competition will be even stiffer on Thursday. The Sharks will host Team USA on Thursday at Buck Hardee Field. Lenny Simpson has returned to Wilmington for the sole purpose of putting more tennis racquets into the hands of Wilmington youth. Plus more!

Lenny Simpson moves back to Wilmington to start tennis program

videoTennis legend Lenny Simpson has returned to his roots in order to put tennis racquets into the hands of anyone whose willing to learn the game of tennis. On Wednesday Simpson announced his new partnership with the Wilmington Family YMCA.

WWAY’s Tuesday night sports – June 25

videoFormer New Hanover basketball standout Kenny Gattison has been named as an assistant basketball coach for the Pheonix Suns. Gattison played for Phoenix from 1986-1989. Commissioner John Swofford put the ACC in the spotlight for a news conference at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday. The Wilmington Sharks dropped a close baseball game at home against Morehead City. Plus more!

WWAY’s Tuesday night sports – July 10

video Our sports on Tuesday night featured a mixed bag. We previewed the upcoming Wilmington Hammerheads soccer game... We checked out Lenny Simpson's free tennis clinic in Wilmington. Plus more!

Hall of Famer Simpson shares tennis skills with kids

This morning, Wilmington native and tennis pro Lenny Simpson hosted a free tennis clinic for kids in the Port City. The event was held at the MLK Center on courts where Simpson played years ago.

WWAY’s Monday night sports – July 9

video On Monday night we talked with tennis legend Lenny Simpson. The recent inductee into the Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame will be holding a free tennis clinic in Wilmington on Tuesday morning.... The playoffs are about to begin in American Legion Baseball. We have the matchups... It took a bit longer than expected, but New Hanover's Thomas Johnson knows where he'll be playing college basketball next season.

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