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Photo gallery: Swing for a Cure

| Sunday, March 9, 2014, 7:06 p.m.
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.

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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