The world of sport has left the rivalries to one side and have put hands to work to try to help combat the pandemic of coronavirus that is ravaging the planet. There are several auction and collected money that have been put in place, joining to all of these initiatives a campaign launched by the pro players, ‘WTA 4 Love’, which will try to support to various institutions in need, from hospitals, to schools or food banks.
Will taking advantage of “the power of the family WTA”, the association that organizes the professional circuit female, both of their players as their sponsors and partners, which will result in donations of numerous medical equipment and supplies or the contribution of online resources to support learning of children from their homes and the empowerment of young people. Also collaborate with your experts mode guidance on initiatives of health and well-being, and to increase the general awareness on how to try to keep safe from Covid-19. “We hope that with this we can inspire the fans from all over the world to do what they can to help in this critical time,” stated in a press release.
A campaign that has been started with the donation of 5,000 masks and 20,000 meals in the Tampa Bay area (Florida, USA), world headquarters of the WTA. In London, where the european office, have been provided for other To 4,000 meals for various health care professionals who are working on the front line, in addition to families and underprivileged children.
Following the closure of schools and the cancellation of physical activities, have decided to adapt the program ‘come Play’, launched in 2018, to implement the exercises in the homes, with the help of the major players of the world tour, as Serena Williams or Spanish-venezuelan Garbiñe Muguruza.
Some extenistas professionals have already contributed their grain of sand, as the exembajadora and ex número 1 in the world Ana Ivanovic, who was part of a team that made more than 30 fans for Serbiaas well as numerous personal protection equipment for health and more than 1,700 hygiene kits for vulnerable familiesall for a value of more than half a million dollars.
In Spain Garbiñe Muguruza as Carla Suárez and Paula Badosa joined the campaign of Rafa Nadal and Pau Gasol, along with the Red Cross to make donations, with the goal of raising € 11 million to alleviate the consequences of the Covid-19, as a way of returning the support that the society has been transmitted to the national athletes over so many years.