Hugh Jackman, Anna Wintour, Vera Wang Show Support At USTA Foundation Gala

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At the table (seated left to right): Deborra -Lee Jackman, Anna Wintour, Wendi Deng Murdoch, Gayle King, (standing left to right): Irving Milgrom, executive assistant to Hugh Jackson, Cheryl Scharf, Hugh Jackman, Dan Faber, Y. David Scharf, Jeff Harrison, Director of Development, USTA Foundation, Vera Wang, art expert Xin Li of Christie’s, Dana Garner, and Chris Garner, tennis coach for Anna Wintour
At the table (seated left to right): Deborra – Lee Jackman, Anna Wintour, Wendi Deng Murdoch, Gayle King, (standing left to right): Irving Milgrom, Cheryl Scharf, Hugh Jackman, Dan Faber, Y. David Scharf, USTA Foundation Board Member and Litigation Partner, Morrison Cohen LLP, Jeff Harrison, Director of Development, USTA Foundation, Vera Wang, Xin Li, Dana Garner, and Chris Garner

Photo Credit: Steven Freeman

Celebrities turned out in force to show their support at the USTA Foundation Gala, which marked the opening night of the 2018 US Open. Co-hosted by Billie Jean King and TV personality Michael Greenberg, the star-studded event at Arthur Ashe Stadium raised more than $1.5 million for tennis and education.

 Vera Wang, Anna Wintour, Cheryl Scharf, Y. David Scharf
Vera Wang, Anna Wintour, Cheryl Scharf, Y. David Scharf

Photo Credit: Steven Freeman

At the gala, a VIP auction featuring admission to any concert anywhere in the US by country singer Luke Bryan raised an additional $55,000. The Foundation also presented Pam Shriver, former pro tennis player, with a surprise award for leadership and advocacy.

Cheryl Scharf and Vera Wang
Cheryl Scharf and Vera Wang

Photo Credit: Steven Freeman

The USTA Foundation, the charitable arm of the United States Tennis Association, brings tennis and education together to change lives, serving more than 225,000 young people. To date, the Foundation has awarded more than $25 million in grants and scholarships benefiting thousands of children and adults through tennis, education and health curricula.

Katrina Adams, USTA President, and Daymond John of Shark Tank and CEO of FUBU
Katrina Adams, USTA President, and Daymond John of Shark Tank and CEO of FUBU

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Mark Ashe and guest with Jeanne Ashe, widow of tennis great Arthur Ashe
Mark Ashe and guest with Jeanne Ashe, widow of tennis great Arthur Ashe

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Katie Couric and David Dinkins
Katie Couric and David Dinkins

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