Serena donates prize money


Tennis star Serena Williams won the WTA Auckland Classic final and ended her three year title drought. She donated the prize money to victims of the Australian bushfire. The 38 year old, became emotional while donating her winners cheque of US$43,000 to the Australian bushfire relief fund.

She said that she had been playing in Australia for over 20 years and it has been sad and painful to watch the news about Australia and see people and animals lose their homes. After her victory over Jessica Pegula of the US, and she emerged winner of the women’s singles finals, she gave an interview to the press along with her daughter Alexis Olympia.



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