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Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review - Gabrielle Kemp, 16, of Penn Hills is seen through the tennis racket of Amanda Murphy, 18, of Fox Chapel as they play a tennis game at the seventh 'Swing for a Cure' event during a free clinic for the Inner-City Junior Tennis Program at the Mellon Tennis Bubble in Shadyside on Sunday, March 9, 2014. The event included a series of tennis clinics for children of different ages and raised money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review</em></div>Gabrielle Kemp, 16, of Penn Hills is seen through the tennis racket of Amanda Murphy, 18, of Fox Chapel as they play a tennis game at the seventh 'Swing for a Cure' event during a free clinic for the Inner-City Junior Tennis Program at the Mellon Tennis Bubble in Shadyside on Sunday, March 9, 2014. The event included a series of tennis clinics for children of different ages and raised money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.
Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review - Coach Joe Washington, 46, of Cranberry serves tennis balls up at the seventh 'Swing for a Cure' event during a free clinic for the Inner-City Junior Tennis Program at the Mellon Tennis Bubble in Shadyside on Sunday, March 9, 2014. The event included a series of tennis clinics for children of different ages and raised money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review</em></div>Coach Joe Washington, 46, of Cranberry serves tennis balls up at the seventh 'Swing for a Cure' event during a free clinic for the Inner-City Junior Tennis Program at the Mellon Tennis Bubble in Shadyside on Sunday, March 9, 2014. The event included a series of tennis clinics for children of different ages and raised money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.
Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review - Jacob Lichtenstein, 13, of Squirrel Hill rushes to the ball at the seventh 'Swing for a Cure' event at the Mellon Tennis Bubble in Shadyside on Sunday, March 9, 2014. Lichtenstein has Type 1 Diabetes, and his cousin Sara Perelman, now at college at Cornell University, organized the first fundraiser and clinic seven years ago to show support for her cousin and raise money to go towards finding a cure for the disease. Sara's sister Emma Perelman has taken over organizing event now that her sister is in college.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review</em></div>Jacob Lichtenstein, 13, of Squirrel Hill rushes to the ball at the seventh 'Swing for a Cure' event at the Mellon Tennis Bubble in Shadyside on Sunday, March 9, 2014. Lichtenstein has Type 1 Diabetes, and his cousin Sara Perelman, now at college at Cornell University, organized the first fundraiser and clinic seven years ago to show support for her cousin and raise money to go towards finding a cure for the disease. Sara's sister Emma Perelman has taken over organizing event now that her sister is in college.
Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review - Maria Jovin, 16, of Squirrel Hill rushes to the ball at the seventh 'Swing for a Cure' event at the Mellon Tennis Bubble in Shadyside on Sunday, March 9, 2014. Sara Perelman, now at Cornell University, organized the first fundraiser and clinic seven years ago to show support for her cousin who has Type 1 Diabetes, and to raise money to go toward finding a cure for the disease. Sara's sister Emma Perelman has taken over organizing event now that her sister is in college.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review</em></div>Maria Jovin, 16, of Squirrel Hill rushes to the ball at the seventh 'Swing for a Cure' event at the Mellon Tennis Bubble in Shadyside on Sunday, March 9, 2014. Sara Perelman, now at Cornell University, organized the first fundraiser and clinic seven years ago to show support for her cousin who has Type 1 Diabetes, and to raise money to go toward finding a cure for the disease. Sara's sister Emma Perelman has taken over organizing event now that her sister is in college.
Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review - Garrison Kemp, 14, of Penn Hills goes for the ball at the seventh 'Swing for a Cure' event during a free clinic for the Inner-City Junior Tennis Program at the Mellon Tennis Bubble in Shadyside on Sunday, March 9, 2014. The event included a series of tennis clinics for children of different ages and raised money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review</em></div>Garrison Kemp, 14, of Penn Hills goes for the ball at the seventh 'Swing for a Cure' event during a free clinic for the Inner-City Junior Tennis Program at the Mellon Tennis Bubble in Shadyside on Sunday, March 9, 2014. The event included a series of tennis clinics for children of different ages and raised money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.
Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review - Gabrielle Kemp, 16, of Penn Hills goes for the ball at the seventh 'Swing for a Cure' event during a free clinic for the Inner-City Junior Tennis Program at the Mellon Tennis Bubble in Shadyside on Sunday, March 9, 2014. The event included a series of tennis clinics for children of different ages and raised money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review</em></div>Gabrielle Kemp, 16, of Penn Hills goes for the ball at the seventh 'Swing for a Cure' event during a free clinic for the Inner-City Junior Tennis Program at the Mellon Tennis Bubble in Shadyside on Sunday, March 9, 2014. The event included a series of tennis clinics for children of different ages and raised money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.
Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review - Coach Joe Washington, 46, of Cranberry explains a tennis drill at the seventh 'Swing for a Cure' event during a free clinic for the Inner-City Junior Tennis Program at the Mellon Tennis Bubble in Shadyside on Sunday, March 9, 2014. Washington is a coach for the Inner-City Junior Tennis Program. The event included a series of tennis clinics for children of different ages and raised money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Stephanie Strasburg | Tribune-Review</em></div>Coach Joe Washington, 46, of Cranberry explains a tennis drill at the seventh 'Swing for a Cure' event during a free clinic for the Inner-City Junior Tennis Program at the Mellon Tennis Bubble in Shadyside on Sunday, March 9, 2014. Washington is a coach for the Inner-City Junior Tennis Program. The event included a series of tennis clinics for children of different ages and raised money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.

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Sunday, March 9, 2014, 7:06 p.m.
 

Carrying on a tradition that her sister started, Emma Perelman and fellow Shady Side Academy varsity tennis players Amanda Murphy and Madison Mordoh on Sunday hosted the seventh Swing for a Cure at the Mellon Park Tennis Center.

The event raised more than $50,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in past years. This year's programs included a new, free clinic for Inner City Junior Tennis Program participants, along with tennis lessons for children ages 4 to 14.

Perelman's sister Sara, now a junior playing tennis at Cornell University, started the event in 2006 to honor a cousin.

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