Professional Tennis is a privileged worldwide sports that can give back. Due to the coronavirus crisis the international tennis circuits have been layed off. These efforts show social responsibility and gratitude to society.
The 134th Championships got canceled due to the coronavirus crisis. The All England Lawn Tennis Club states at the time:
„Our efforts will now be focused on contributing to the emergency response and supporting those affected by the coronavirus crisis“. #StayHomeSaveLives
Roger Federer publicized an empathic video subtitled „WE CHEER FOR THEM“ supporting the helpers in the crisis.
US Open 2020
Like Wimbledon the US Open helps save lives: The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center was converted into a makeshift hospital (s. below: Indoor Courts filled with beds) as New York City fights the spread of COVID-19:Embed from Getty Images
In the meantime, players can either use to the time to heal various injuries, load up their energy or develop certain parts of their game. We all hope for speedy return of sports, whenever possible and in good health.