Norway’s Casper Ruud and Italy’s Lorenzo Musetti helped groom puppies while volunteering during the Miami Open Unites campaign on Monday (March 20) in Miami, Fla.
The Miami Open tennis tournament kicked off this week and tennis stars wanted to give back before the action started. This day of service helped South Florida’s most vulnerable in various philanthropic initiatives across Miami-Dade County.
Other ATP players who lent a helping hand included Canada’s Felix Auger Aliassime and China’s Yibing Wu as well at WTA players – USA’s Madison Keys and Alycia Parks, Czechia’s Barbora Krejcikova, and Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic. Check out the gallery of all of the players volunteering their time!
The Humane Society of Greater Miami had players groom animals, increasing their chances of adoption. The initiative aims to create a better life for the animals that need care and love.
Other players participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters’ First Serve Miami Clinic at the Moore Park Tennis Center, founded by Miami Open founder Butch Buchholz and tennis legend Arthur Ashe. The clinic is designed to ignite the potential of at-risk youth (Littles) by matching them with committed adult mentors (Bigs).
ATP, WTA, Miami Open also showed support with financial contributions to all of the participating organizations.
ICYMI: Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas and Denmark’s Holger Rune helped plant seedlings at the urban vegetable gardens nonprofit Health in the Hood’s community garden.
Click through the gallery inside for 60+ pictures of the tennis stars at the event…
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