Tennis stars elevate $four.8M in bushfire attraction charity match

World tennis superstars have raised $four.eight million for the Australian bushfire attraction as they gathered in Melbourne to compete throughout a collection of pleasant charity matches. Legends of the sport – together with Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams – turned out in pressure at Rod Laver Area to assist elevate funds for fire-affected communities throughout the nation. Occasion organiser, Australian Nick Kyrgios, expressed his gratitude to his colleagues and the general public for his or her generosity. Rafael Nadal took day out from the night time’s proceedings to announce he and Swiss star Roger Federer had personally donated $250,000. Victorian firefighter Deb Borg took to centre courtroom to reside out her dream of taking part in alongside Nadal. Thirty volunteer firefighters acquired the loudest cheer of the night with the 1,500 robust crowd honouring the group with a standing ovation. Picture: Information Corp Australia