Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova together in tournament virtual tennis

Editor: The Popular30 Apr 2020 | 18:35 h

The american Serena Williams, Russian Maria Sharapova, the japanese Naomi Osaka and his compatriot Kei Nishikori will participate in the tennis tournament virtual “Stay at Home Slam“on behalf of those affected by the pandemic coronavirus.

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The tournament will be held Sunday and will feature the best tennis players in the team with celebrities who play Mario Tennis Aces for Nintendo Switch. The virtual event will be transmitted to a live audience.

It is another attempt to keep tennis in the public eye in a time of pandemic COVID-19 it has suspended its activity until at least the 13th of July.

Williams will play with the supermodel Gigi Hadidwhile Osaka will be associated with the model and television personality Hailey Bieber, Sharapova with the model Karlie Kloss and Nishikori join the DJ and producer Steve Aoki.

While the finalist Wimbledon 2018the south african Kevin Anderson, you will partner the quarterback of the Titans of Tennessee, Ryan Tannehill.

The competitors will play everyone from their homes by an award of $ 25,000 that each of them will donate to the charity of their choice and the winning team will receive a million dollars extra that you will also need to be donated. Viewers will be able to see the avatars playing along with live feeds of the athletes in their homes.

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