The Australian forest fires have destroyed more than 18 million acres, destroying many homes, communities, and wildlife. In total, 24 people have died in this event. People in the world of tennis have collaborated to donate and organize a fundraising event to help Australia heavily. During the Australian Open tennis tournament that will be held this month.
Superstar Tennis Joins Racket Fight for Fundraising
Three top tennis players in the world, Serena, Roger and Nadal, have jointly organized a charity to raise funds and are waiting for many tennis players to respond. Naomi Osaka, Caroline Wozniia Mikey, Nick Kirchio, Steppanos Tippus, both agree to join Which is scheduled to begin on January 15, 2020 at the Melbourne Park ‘Rod Laver Arena. All profits from ticket sales will be used to help restore the country from forest fires.
In addition, other tennis players have used a variety of methods to help raise funds. Last week, Kirio donated $ 140 for every S-served to fund forest fires. (Will score points from a service that your opponent can’t accept) The Australian Association of Australia donated $ 69 for everyone to serve Ace in six tournaments in the country. Including the Australian Open And an additional $ 700,000 for repairing tennis courts nationwide damaged by forest fires
Maria Sarapova, a young tennis player, helped to donate $ 17,400 with Novak Yokovic, who was happy to pair with her. In addition, Maria signed her on ten other tennis shoes, selling $ 206 each to donate to the Australian Red Cross.
Not only tennis players An Australian cricket player, Shane Warn, put out a hat that he wore during his professional career at an auction for $ 343,000. In addition, nine Australian NBA athletes donated to $ 750,000 “We are heartbroken to see what is happening in our home country” Philadelphia player Ben Simmon Seventie Sigzer said with tears
Another Australian NBA player, Patty Mil of San Antonio Spurs, said: “We are all concerned about the family. All Australian friends and citizens We hope that our love and help will help everyone get through this crisis. “
Pray for Australia
Not only sports people In truth, everyone in the world has encouraged Australia to pass through this disaster. Everyone is ready to help in every way, whether donating money or at the very least. Even helping all prayers to escape
The Australian Open tournament team announced that If this forest fire crisis continues to expand May have to consider postponing the competition Because all concerned that the smoke from the forest fires would come in to cover Melbourne Will be harmful to the health of the people and athletes who participate in the competition