Friday, November 8, 2019

Tennis stars hope to bring relief to Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian

Inaugural Baha Mar Cup features big names

In the wake of Hurricane Dorian, some of the world's best tennis players are hoping to bring some joy to the people of the region. In the inaugural Baha Mar Cup from Nov. 7-10, fans will get the chance to rally with Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka (pictured), rising star Coco Gauff and former world No. 1 Andy Roddick.

By Daniel Gallan

(CNN) - Wreaking havoc and destruction, Hurricane Dorian battered the islands of the Bahamas in August and September. Winds reaching 180 mph killed 65 people and caused up to $3 billion in damage in the Caribbean. About 70,000 people were left homeless with more forever touched by the devastation.

In the wake of this tragedy, some of the world's best tennis players are hoping to bring some joy to the people of the region. In the inaugural Baha Mar Cup from Nov. 7-10, fans will get the chance to rally with Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka, rising star Coco Gauff and former world No. 1 Andy Roddick.  Read more >>