INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 3, 2022 — Bob and Mike Bryan introduced that they are going to launch a ‘Racquets for Refugees’ fundraising public sale in the course of the BNP Paribas Open March 8 -20 in help of Elina Svitolina’s efforts to offer humanitarian assist to Ukrainian refugees.
Two months in the past, the Bryan twins, who’re the ATP all-time winningest doubles staff, dedicated to taking part within the ‘Tennis with the Stars’ occasion to assist fundraise for the Bush ACE Outreach Program and the Elina Svitolina Basis.
The Bryans have made a number of journeys to Texas to help the work of the Bush ACE Outreach Program. In 2018, WTA star Elina Svitolina visited West Texas to help this system and after seeing this system in motion determined to launch her personal basis.
Tim Stallard, Government Director of the Bush Tennis Middle has made two journeys to Kyiv to help Elina Svitolina together with her efforts and might be internet hosting upcoming fundraising occasions in Indian Wells, CA on March 8 and Austin, TX on March 21 benefitting each the Bush ACE Outreach Program and the Elina Svitolina Basis.
“The Bush ACE Outreach Program has been blessed to have the help of Bob and Mike Bryan and Elina Svitolina and we’re proud to assist Elina’s applications in Ukraine. Watching the horrors unfolding in Ukraine, we knew we would have liked to do extra,” mentioned Stallard.
The ‘Racquets for Refugees’ fundraising public sale will function tennis racquets autographed and donated by ATP and WTA stars together with legends and present champions.
“We’re all heartbroken to see the tragedy unfold in Ukraine,” mentioned Bob Bryan. “Youngsters must be on playgrounds and tennis courts not in bomb shelters and trains fleeing their houses. The tennis world is a close-knit household, and I’m assured that after we kick off the public sale on March 8 we could have an incredible stage of help from gamers.”
The ‘Tennis with The Stars’ occasion is a celeb charity exhibition hosted at Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort. Elina Svitolina, Gaël Monfils, the Bryan Brothers, Jessica Pegula, Frances Tiafoe, Jean-Julien Rojer, and Nick Monroe will headline the occasion, that includes a Thrills and Drills Clinic, celeb Professional-Am, and completely happy hour meet-and-greet.
“It has been a pleasure to help Elina Svitolina and her basis over time,” mentioned Cliff Drysdale. “Hers is a lovely story of affection, marriage, heat and caring. The maze of charities that deserve assist may be daunting — however this trigger, the bullying of Ukraine, couldn’t be extra crystal clear.”
For tickets and ‘Tennis with the Stars’ occasion particulars, please go to: https://cliffdrysdale.ticketspice.com/tennis-with-the-stars-2022