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Andy Murray to donate 2022 winnings to UNICEF for Ukraine relief

British tennis star Andy Murray is getting involved in Ukraine.

Murray announced on Twitter on Tuesday that he will be donating all prize money he earns through the rest of the year to UNICEF for the company’s humanitarian effort in Ukraine following Russia’s invasion.

“Over 7.5 million children are at risk with the escalating conflict in Ukraine, so I’m working with UNICEF UK to help provide urgent medical supplies and early childhood development kits,” he wrote, in part. “It’s vital education continues, so UNICEF is working to enable access to learning for displaced children, as well as supporting the rehabilitation of damaged schools, together with replacement equipment and furniture … Children in Ukraine need peace now.”

Murray is an ambassador for UNICEF UK, and has worked with the organization since 2014.

The 34-year-old is currently ranked No. 88 in the world, and has already won $256,692 so far in 2022. Murray, who was previously ranked No. 1 in the world and has three Grand Slam titles to his name, is fourth on the ATP Tour’s all-time earnings list behind only Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

Murray last competed at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships last month, though he fell to Jannik Sinner in the Round of 16 — which marked his third straight defeat in that round. He was knocked out of the Australian Open in the second round.

Andy Murray of Great Britain
Andy Murray is planning to donate the rest of his 2022 winnings to UNICEF to help with Ukraine relief. (Francois Nel/Getty Images)