Leeds, Huber Honored by New York Junior Tennis and Learning

TENNIS CHAMPS: Larry Leeds, chairman of Buckingham Capital Management and a philanthropist, and Liezel Huber, Olympian and Grand Slam Champion, received leadership awards at New York Junior Tennis and Learning’s 32nd annual leadership luncheon at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Manhattan on Wednesday.
The Leeds family helped create the $26.5 million Cary Leeds Center for Tennis and Learning at the New York Junior and Tennis and Learning Center in the South Bronx in honor of their late son, Cary, who was a star on Yale’s varsity team in the Seventies and went on to become a world-ranked player and a Wimbledon mixed-doubles semifinalist. Cary Leeds also coached gifted youth. He died in 2003 at the age of 45. The Cary Leeds Center opened in June 2015.
“Larry’s generosity to NYJTL is unsurpassed, from leading the capital campaign to his opening text pledge at this luncheon. Now Larry has offered to match up to $100,000 for contributions made today. All the money will support programs at the Cary Leeds Center,” said John Lloyd, the BBC Commentator and former British Davis Cup captain, who served as master of ceremonies.
Nick Bollettieri, the Hall of Fame coach, presented the award to Huber, the recipient of 57

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Leeds, Huber Honored by New York Junior Tennis and Learning

Leeds, Huber Honored by New York Junior Tennis and Learning

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