Hubert Hurkacz will hope his highly effective serve is on level at Wimbledon after pledging to donate 100 euros ($105.54) for each ace he hits to the Ukraine aid effort, the Polish seventh seed stated on Sunday forward of the grasscourt Grand Slam.
Hurkacz, whose energy is suited to grass courts, is third on the checklist of variety of aces hit on the ATP Tour this yr with 452, behind big-serving Individuals John Isner and Reilly Opelka.
Seventy of Hurkacz’s aces have come from simply six matches on grass, with the 25-year-old profitable final week’s tune-up occasion at Halle the place he beat world primary, Daniil Medvedev, within the closing.
”I’d prefer to announce that beginning tomorrow I’m pledging to donate 100 euros for each ace I hit at Wimbledon to assist help the folks of Ukraine. Hope my serve works nicely!” he wrote on Twitter.
Hurkacz begins his Wimbledon marketing campaign towards Spain’s Alejandro Davidovich Fokina within the first spherical on Monday.
The grasscourt Grand Slam banned gamers from Russia and Belarus from enjoying at this yr’s Wimbledon following Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, which Russia calls a ’particular operation’.