Lauren Lynch reports the latest news in the tennis world and in Miami. Captain Novak Djokovic gathered a team of ATP World Tour Allstars to play a soccer game against NASL’s Fort Lauderdale Strikers for Japan relief. They lost 4-2 but Andy Murray and Marcos Baghdatis scored goals. Martina Navratilova said that Roger Federer will struggle to be no. 1 again which he responded by making a joke about her being out climbing mountains while he was winning. All the seeds are in the draw at the Sony Ericsson Open.
On Wednesday, Venezuela used its national airline, Conviasa, to send a plane filled with 25 tons of food and medical supplies to the city of Nagoya, 262 kilometers from Tokyo. This donation represents an unprecdented act of humanitarian aid in the history of Venezuela-Japan relations.
A FEW years back LIAM GALLAGHER felt more strongly about his sausage dog Ruby than he did about charity.
But in the last few months he has dramatically changed his tune.
The generous rocker has earned a small fortune for Teenage Cancer Trust by donating proceeds from a specially designed Pretty Green T-shirt.
And now he is putting on a charity gig to raise money for the victims of the disaster in Japan.
Liam and his BEADY EYE bandmates will headline a benefit gig at Brixton Academy on Mother’s Day, Sunday April 3.
The singer has persuaded Modfather PAUL WELLER, GRAHAM COXON and THE CORAL to join the bill.