Mats Wilander to host charity event in August in support of children with Epidermolysis Bullosa


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Mats Wilander to host charity event in August in support of children with Epidermolysis Bullosa

Tennis - Former world no. 1 tennis star Mats Wilander and his charity Wilander on Wheels is hosting a charity tennis pro-am at The West Side Tennis Club on August 27, with proceeds going to the benefit of debra of America and “Butterfly Children” with rare disease Epidermolysis Bullosa Some of the names that have supported this event in the past include John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Jonas Björkman, Thomas Blake, Thomas Johansson, Mikael Pernfors and Karel Nováček.

Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) is a rare genetic disorder in which children do not produce a vital protein to allow their skin to adhere to itself. Because their skin is so fragile, they are often known as ‘Butterfly Children.’ You can buy tickets and learn more about this event at www.debra.org/Tennis