Kim Clijsters, James Blake, Andy Roddick and Lindsay Davenport to return for exhibition match during US Open Fan week

Tennis legends are coming back to the US Open in celebration of the return of US Open Fan Week.

James Blake, Kim Clijsters, Lindsay Davenport and Andy Roddick will play in a free-to-attend exhibition match in the Grandstand on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. to kick off US Open Fan Week.

This quartet is made up of not only some of the greatest players in recent memory, but also some of the greatest people: They've won Grand Slams, ranked inside the world's Top 10, and represented the sport around the world both in their playing careers and after.

Blake won 10 ATP singles titles, in 24 finals, in his career, and seven doubles crowns before retiring from tennis in 2013. Currently the tournament director of the Miami Open, Blake also had a stint as the USTA Foundation's chairperson from 2015 to 2018.

Clijsters spent 20 weeks as WTA world No.1 in her career and won 41 titles in all. She first reached No. 1 in 2003 and re-ascended to the top spot in her second stint on tour in 2011.

In addition to her three US Opens, she won the 2011 Australian Open and reached four other major finals. She was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. in 2017 and into the US Open Court of Champions in 2019.

The last American man to win a Grand Slam singles title to date, Andy Roddick famously triumphed at the US Open in 2003. Big-serving and big-talking Roddick was a fan favorite over his 12-year career, especially in New York.

A winner of 21 ATP titles in his career, Roddick touched the No.1 ranking following his US Open victory, making the then-21-year-old the youngest American to hold the top spot since computer rankings were started in 1973.

Noted for her powerful and consistent groundstrokes, now-Hall of Famer Lindsay Davenport first tasted Grand Slam glory at the 1998 US Open.

The WTA's world No. 1 for 98 weeks in her tennis career, Davenport collected 55 singles titles and 38 doubles titles in her career. Her haul included three Grand Slam titles in singles and three in doubles, in a total of 20 appearances in major finals.

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