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Djokovic matches Sharapova's $17,400 donation to Australia's bushfire relief

(CNN)Maria Sharapova has pledged $17,400 (25,000 AUSD) to Australia's bushfire relief, a donation which has been matched by Novak Djokovic. The pair are 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.Yes, @MariaSharapova I would like to match your $25k donation to double the aid sent to these communities. We stand by you, #Australia. 🙏🏼 https://t.co/wiUZHzg9cz— Novak Djokovic (@DjokerNole) January 6, 2020 Wildfires have raged across Australia for months, killing 24 people and burning about 14.7 million acres of bushland.Naval and air rescue operations were launched on Friday as mass evacuations of towns at risk of being engulf ...
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