Navratilova helps to build on foundations

Retired tennis legend Martina Navratilova guides Naval Base Secondary School student Nur Nabila Malek, 13, on how to hit a forehand at a charity fund-raiser yesterday. Swiss doubles tennis player Martina Hingis was also present at the event, called "
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Retired tennis legend Martina Navratilova guides Naval Base Secondary School student Nur Nabila Malek, 13, on how to hit a forehand at a charity fund-raiser yesterday.

Swiss doubles tennis player Martina Hingis was also present at the event, called "Play with the Stars & Play for Change", held at the OCBC Arena practice courts.

It raised $25,000 for the SportCares Foundation, the philanthropic arm of SportSingapore and ActiveSG, the national movement for sport.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 26, 2016, with the headline 'Navratilova helps to build on foundations'. Print Edition | Subscribe