Players at the Movistar Chile Open did their part Saturday to help support those suffering due to the wildfires in Chile.

Chilean trio Cristian Garin, Alejandro Tabilo and Nicolas Massu were joined by defending Santiago champion Pedro Martinez for an exhibition to raise money for Desafío Levantemos Chile.

“It’s very sad of course and for me it’s very important to support in some way. I think with this exhibition we are trying to get as much as possible,” Garin said. “Today many people came and it was nice to help in some way the south of Chile in this time. I know the people are suffering a lot, so we try to send love and money of course.”


Fans who attended made voluntary donations to benefit those affected by the fires in the south of the country. Money raised will be used to support those in the impacted areas.

“It’s very important. I know everybody over there has been struggling a lot. One of my best friends lives there and is from there, and my coach is also from there, so it’s a very sensitive spot for the whole team,” Tabilo said. “Happy to help and always very excited to help.”

Martinez won his first ATP Tour title in Santiago last year. The Spaniard was happy to do his part to help those in need.

“It’s always good to do tennis things for a great cause. I’m feeling good here in Santiago,” Martinex said. “I hope all the people who suffered from the fires will recover as soon as possible.”

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