Tennis Australia launches MND campaign

Known as “Motor Neurone Disease” Down Under, and “Lou Gehrig’s Disease” in the U.S., amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a degenerative, incurable scourge that has hit tennis hard in recent years.

Particularly Australian tennis.

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They’ve lost former ATP Tour CEO Brad Drewett, former top pro Peter Doohan and another former player Angie Cunningham, over the last few years.

Cunningham, a top junior, was the vice-president for player relations for the WTA. She had two young daughters.

So Tennis Australia has launched an awareness campaign that will get profile throughout the Australian summer.

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