Katie Swan puts tennis aside to help coronavirus relief effort in Kansas

by Theguardian


British player is making use of enforced career break to organise care packages for delivery in her adopted home of Wichita

While Covid-19 seeps daily into the consciousness of the White House, 1,200 miles away in Wichita, Kansas, a British tennis player is helping families who know poverty but are yet to feel the full impact of coronavirus.

As Katie Swan waits for the Tour to resume – and for Wimbledon to decide whether or not to hold this year’s championships, scheduled to start on 29 June – she prepares part-time and turns the rest of her energies to helping disadvantaged people in her adopted city.

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