Gates has attended the Indian Wells tournament in the past, but it’s rather the temple of another IT-related billionaire, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison. He is the owner of the rights to organize this tournament. However, Gates loves tennis and has now also made it to the BNP Paribas Open. He was actually sitting in empty stands, because the Polish women’s match started before noon. Wearing a blue cap and blue shirt, he could enjoy Iga Tennis, which was fast approaching victory, game after game. – Hope you like it – Iga Świątek tweeted after her win, referring to having one of the richest people in the world.
The creator of Microsoft himself willingly takes the racket and appears on the court. In the past, he accompanied and helped Roger Federer raise funds in the charity games for Africa. First in the United States, then in Cape Town in 2020. In the scene with Federer, who was with Gates, as well as Rafael Nadal and Trevor Noah, 48,000 appeared in the stands. Fans, a record attendance of tennis matches.
After this show match, Rafa learned from the Gates about the complications that the Corona virus could cause. Indeed, immediately after that meeting, he had to stop performing, and his great rival Federer stopped his career and underwent surgery. The whole world stopped. Tennis players did not return to competition until August after several months of hiatus.
Bill Gates was hit in the media again when he divorced his wife Melinda. He has now appeared at a tennis party and one thing is known about his visit – he had to be vaccinated. Only fully vaccinated people were allowed into the courts in Indian Wells. The preparation did not have to be done only by the players participating in the ATP and WTA competitions. As we know, some of them haven’t yet. At the US Open, nearly half of the men and women on the tour were not vaccinated.
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