Andy Murray joins sports stars pledging donations to Grenfell appeal

By Kevin Mitchell at Queen’s Club • World No1 will hand over his winnings from Queen’s Club tournament
• Footballers Raheem Sterling and Hector Bellerin also plan to donate

Andy Murray on Monday pledged his winnings at this year’s Aegon Championships at Queen’s Club – which will be more than £346,000 if he wins his sixth title on Sunday – to the families of the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy.

When he won the Queen’s Club title in 2013, Murray donated his £73,000 winner’s purse to the Royal Marsden Hospital, who successfully treated his friend, the former doubles player Ross Hutchins, for Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The tournament , the most prestigious on grass in the leadup to Wimbledon, has since been upgraded to an ATP500 event.

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Source:: The Guardian Sports

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