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Nadal, Alcaraz, Gauff to lead Tennis for Peace on eve of Australian Open
All money raised from the Jan 11 event with go towards humanitarian efforts in Ukraine
The money raised will go to UNICEF Australia and Global Giving, which are providing help in Ukraine in light of the continued invasion by Russia.
“Tennis is a truly global sport with an international playing community that has a history of stepping up and helping out. Through Tennis Plays for Peace the tennis community can offer practical assistance through fundraising, as well as show our heartfelt support for the victims of the war,” Australian Open Tournament Director Craig Tiley said.
“We look forward to a spectacular night of tennis and entertainment and a wonderful opportunity to come together and raise much-needed funds.”
The US Open Tennis for Peace events, held before and during last year’s US Open, raised $2 million.