"Rally For Bally" fundraiser to take place on Sunday

"Rally For Bally" fundraiser to take place on Sunday

A series of "Rally For Bally” exhibition matches will take place in the United Kingdom on Sunday, as the tennis world pays its respect for former British No.1 Elena Baltacha, who died of liver cancer last month.
 
Past and present players such as Andy Murray, Martina Navratilova, Marion Bartoli, Agnieszka Radwanska and Petra Kvitova will take part in mixed doubles exhibition matches at Queen’s Club, Birmingham and Eastbourne. 
 
All funds raised will go to the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity and the Elena Baltacha Foundation, the charity attached to the Elena Baltacha Academy of Tennis.
 
"'Rally For Bally' is a great way to celebrate the never ending contributions Elena Baltacha has made to the game of tennis," said WTA Chairman and CEO Stacey Allaster. 
 
"The WTA family is committed to keeping Bally's dream, memory and legacy alive and through our efforts we hope to mobilize our fan base to give generously to this vitally important cause."
 
In addition to "Rally For Bally", other fundraising initiatives include the sale of yellow wristbands at the above-mentioned events, which Ana is seen wearing here.
 
Fans worldwide can donate to "Rally For Bally" by visiting www.justgiving.com/rallyforbally.