Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal on behalf of the ATP have announced that they will be donating $725,000 towards the WWF’s Australian Wildlife and Nature Recovery Fund as part of the bushfire relief efforts.

It was revealed on court by Djokovic and Nadal during the ATP Cup final trophy ceremony; in Sydney’s Ken Rosewall Arena; in what is the latest amount of money pledged towards the plight

“Australia is such an amazing and welcoming country and it feels like home for us at the start of each season. To see the damage to wildlife and nature; from the bushfires has been devastating. This donation with the ATP is on behalf of all the players; our thoughts and support go out to all those who have been affected,” said Djokovic who is the president of the ATP Player Council.

As of writing, $2,225,179 has been donated through the Aces for Bushfire Relief pledge; in association with the Australian Open with at least $100 donated per ace.

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Author: Samuel Gill