#TheGuardian – #Tennis: #BigThree rally in fight against coronavirus – #NuestraMejorVictoria

Novak Djokovic and his wife, Jelena, are donating 1 million Euros — about $1.1 million — to buy ventilators and other equipment for hospitals in their native Serbia to assist in the fight against the coronavirus.

The Djokovic donation follows that of Roger Federer and his wife, Mirka, who earlier this week donated about $1 million to families in Switzerland left in need because of the coronavirus.

The other leg of the big three of men’s tennis, Rafael Nadal, announced Thursday that he is teaming with two-time NBA champion Pau Gasol, a fellow Spaniard, to raise money for the Red Cross in Spain. The two have launched the #NuestraMejorVictoria (Our Best Victory) campaign to support the Red Cross’ goal of raising nearly $10 million.

Read more at: https://www.theguardian.pe.ca/sports/tennis-stars-rally-in-fight-against-coronavirus-430912/

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