Upon arrival, the children were led to the practice court where they came face-to-face with the 2013 Wimbledon champion pair for the first time. They were welcomed by the Bryans and Esurance CEO Gary Tolman, who helped to hand out brand new Prince tennis rackets that the kids used for the clinic and could take home with them to help them further their games.
"These kids are all about the same age that I was when I started playing tennis," said Gary Tolman, Esurance CEO. "I wish I'd gotten to play with two guys like this. I hope this opportunity helps the kids to have confidence in themselves and what they can really achieve over time."
The Bryans served up lots of smiles, laughter and plenty of pointers during the once-in-a-lifetime clinic, leading games like Doubles, Up the River-Down the River, and Team Around the World. The brothers rounded off the morning by showing off some tricks and laughing with their pint-sized challengers.
"To come out here and have some laughs with the kids, it feels good and it touches your heart, said Bob Bryan. "We'll be leaving the clinic today with smiles on our faces."After the clinic ended and the Bryans posed for group pictures, the kids were treated to digital caricatures of themselves created at the Esurance booth before heading out to enjoy a host of other activities at Arthur Ashe Kids' Day. ABOUT ESURANCEEsurance provides auto, motorcycle, and renters insurance direct to consumers online, over the phone, and through select agents, including sister company, Answer Financial. With an easy-to-use mobile app, quick comparison quotes, and online repair monitoring, Esurance is the smart choice for today's web-savvy consumer. As a member of the Allstate family with an A+ rating from A.M. Best, Esurance is a reliable choice for car insurance, offering anytime, anywhere service just a click, call, or tap away. For more information, visit www.esurance.com. ABOUT ARTHUR ASHE KIDS' DAY Arthur Ashe Kids' Day presented by Hess is the largest single-day, grassroots tennis and entertainment event in the world, with chart-topping performers, celebrities and some of the best tennis players in the game coming together to celebrate the life and values of tennis legend and humanitarian Arthur Ashe. The event takes place the Saturday before the US Open. SOURCE Esurance