Maria Sharapova to take part in charity virtual tennis event
Tennis stars Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka, Kei Nishikori and others will participate in a virtual charity tennis tournament.
IMG is the company coordinating the tournament titled “Stay at Home Slam” and it will be streamed on Sunday on Facebook Gaming and on the tennis Facebook page of IMG.
Two-person teams will compete using the Mario Tennis Aces game on Nintendo Switch.
Competitors will play the video game from their homes across the country, and each will receive $25,000 donated to the charity of their choice, with the winner of the tournament receiving an additional $1 million in donation, Gilf News reported.
Legendary tennis player John McEnroe and popular YouTube personality iJustine (Justine Ezarik) will be commentating the matches.