Andy Murray is a very gifted athlete, moreover, he is the kind-hearted person who always ready to help others. Murray’s charitable activity is not well-known yet, but Andy is doing his best to help the kids. His last’s first charity exhibition match raised more than £305,000 for two children’s charities in the UK.
Andy Murray, the world number two and the UK’s greatest ever sportsman, staged the first charity event. Mr Murrey has organised a live event at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro Arena on September 21st. The auditory of 10,000 fans could accumulate £305,000, this money will be spent on the needs of two charities: Unicef UK and Young People’s Futures.
The charity match was held on 21 September, Rio Paralympic champion Gordon Reid, former British number one Tim Henman and Andy Murray’s brother Jamie all took part in the event.
Andy Murray said:
“It was always really important to me that this event should be for charity and so I’m really pleased we’ve been able to raise a significant amount in our first year.
“Children’s charities have become more relevant to me now I’m a father, and both these organisations are doing great work with young people in Scotland and around the world.”
The name of Andy Murray is very respectable in the UK, that’s why the charity tennis match sold out within 48 hours! Now, Mr Murray plans to run a similar exhibition in the next year, details will be followed.