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Tennis Stars Casper Ruud & Lorenzo Musetti Play with Puppies, Give Back to Local Community Ahead of Miami Open

Norway’s Casper Ruud and Italy’s Lorenzo Musetti helped groom puppies while volunteering during the Miami Open Unites campaign on Monday (March 20) in Miami, Fla.

The Miami Open tennis tournament kicked off this week and tennis stars wanted to give back before the action started. This day of service helped South Florida’s most vulnerable in various philanthropic initiatives across Miami-Dade County.

Other ATP players who lent a helping hand included Canada’s Felix Auger Aliassime and China’s Yibing Wu as well at WTA players – USA’s Madison Keys and Alycia Parks, Czechia’s Barbora Krejcikova, and Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic. Check out the gallery of all of the players volunteering their time!

The Humane Society of Greater Miami had players groom animals, increasing their chances of adoption. The initiative aims to create a better life for the animals that need care and love.

Other players participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters’ First Serve Miami Clinic at the Moore Park Tennis Center, founded by Miami Open founder Butch Buchholz and tennis legend Arthur Ashe. The clinic is designed to ignite the potential of at-risk youth (Littles) by matching them with committed adult mentors (Bigs).

ATP, WTA, Miami Open also showed support with financial contributions to all of the participating organizations.

ICYMI: Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas and Denmark’s Holger Rune helped plant seedlings at the urban vegetable gardens nonprofit Health in the Hood’s community garden.

Click through the gallery inside for 60+ pictures of the tennis stars at the event…More Here! »

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Tennis Stars Matteo Berrettini & Taylor Fritz Celebrate Acapulco's White Party

Matteo Berrettini takes pictures with fans during the White Party to kick off the Mexican Open tennis tournament in Acapulco, Mexico on Sunday (February 26).

The 26-year-old Italian tennis player stars in the Netflix docu-series Break Point alongside 25-year-old Californian tennis star Taylor Fritz, who also stars in the show and was also spotted at the party with girlfriend Morgan Riddle.

The tournament, aka Abierto Mexicano de Tenis, celebrated 30 years of tennis history as it was introduced on the ATP Tour (Association of Tennis Professionals) in 1993, and began on the WTA Tour (Women’s Tennis Association) in 2001.

Tennis players also in attendance were rising Denmark’s Holger Rune (with French coach Patrick Mouratoglou), USA’s Ben Shelton, Mackenzie Davis, and Brandon Nakashima, Slovakia’s Alex Molcan, and Mexico’s Rodrigo Pacheco Mendez.

Also pictured in the gallery are the aforementioned tennis players earlier in the day during a photo call. Norway’s Casper Ruud, USA’s Frances Tiafoe, and Canada’s Denis Shapavalov were also present.

Break Point is set to return service — pun intended — June 2023 exclusively on Netflix.

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