$6M virus relief fund for about 800 tennis players announced

John Isner of the U.S., front, returns a ball in his semifinal match Feb. 28 against Taylor Fritz of the U.S. at the Mexican Tennis Open in Acapulco, Mexico. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)

More than $6 million has been raised by the governing bodies of tennis for a relief fund aimed at helping 800 players deal with the financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic.