Wellington: America's veteran female tennis player Serena Williams After winning the first title after becoming a mother, she has decided to donate the prize money received in it. To serena WTA Aucland Classic The prize money of 43 thousand dollars won by winning will go to the help of the people affected by the fire in the forests of Australia.
Serena will also donate the amount received from this auction
In addition to donating the prize money, Serena gave an autograph on her jersey worn in the first round in Auckland and decided to auction it for the purpose of raising money for fire victims.
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The 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena won the Auckland Classic title by beating compatriot and her third WTA finalist Jessica Pegula 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday.
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This is the first and 73rd career WTA title since 38-year-old Serena won the Australian Open title in 2017. She lost in the finals of Wimbledon and the US Open in 2018 and 2019, while she retired from the 2019 Rogers Cup final.
Williams won his first WTA title in February 1999 by defeating Amélie Mauresmo of France. After winning the ASB Classic tournament, Serena held the trophy in one hand and her daughter Olympia in the other hand. Serena has won a title for the first time since 2017. This is her first trophy as a mother.