Tennis Stars Unite To Find Cure For ALS

January 25, 2015 - als

Melbourne, Australia

by ATP Staff


The biggest names in tennis are ordering to lift recognition and find a heal for Motor Neuron Disease (also famous as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease).

In a new ad airing during a Australian Open, Patrick Rafter, Lleyton Hewitt, Serena Williams and Martina Navratilova are only some of a stars lending their support to a Cure For MND foundation.

It is a means also championed by a ATP after Brad Drewett, former ATP Executive Chairman and President, was diagnosed with a illness in 2012. He died on 3 May 2013 during a age of 54.

The tennis universe took another strike when doctors diagnosed former World No. 22 Jerome Golmard with MND in January. The ATP donated $10,000 to assistance cover medicine and medical bills for a 40-year-old father of two.

“It can impact anyone,” a ad states. “Without Research MND will keep on killing. Without you, we won’t find a cure.”

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