Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro used some of the downtime during the lockdown period to volunteer at a Spanish food bank in her native Gran Canaria and helped to keep their shelves stocked. The Spaniard shared some photos of her visit on her Twitter account saying, "I was delighted to do my part as a volunteer in Las Palmas"
The Spaniard had earlier also asked her fans through a message on social media to support the food banks in their areas.
Los Bancos de Alimentos de @fesbal_org ayudan a muchas personas.
Encantada de poner mi granito como voluntaria en Las Palmas. 🤲🏻🍛
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Nacional ES87 2038 2465 1460 0024 1398 pic.twitter.com/rFLozkTz4u — Carla Suárez Navarro (@CarlaSuarezNava) April 21, 2020
Suarez Navarro had earlier said she had planned to retire during the clay court season this year.
Colaboremos entre todos. 🤲🏻🍛 ⠀ Las Palmas ⠀ ES48 2100 1766 4302 0027 2506 ⠀ Nacional 👉🏻 @fesbal_org (enlace en perfil)
But with the current lockdown, she says she may consider playing a few tournaments next year in order to bid goodbye to her fans.