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Maria Sharapova urges Novak Djokovic to match $17,400 donation to Australia's bushfire relief

(CNN)Maria Sharapova has pledged $17,400 (25,000 AUSD) to Australia's bushfire relief and urged Novak Djokovic to do the same. The five-time grand slam champion becomes the latest of a host of tennis stars to donate to the cause after Australian Nick Kyrgios kick-started a wave of support from the sport earlier this week.The month of January in Australia has been my 🏠 for the past 15 years. Watching the fires destroy the lands, it's beautiful families and communities of animals is deeply💔. I would like to begin my donation at 25K. @DjokerNole, would you match my donation?🙏🏻 #letsallcometogether— Maria Sharapova (@MariaSharapova) January 5, 2020 Wildfires have raged across Australia for months, killing 23 people and burning ab ...