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Oracle US Tennis Award Supports Mackenzie McDonald’s Transition to Pro Career

Professional tennis player and Oracle US Tennis Award recipient Mackenzie McDonald has received a $100,000 grant from Oracle US Tennis Award to help him adapt to life at the professional level and succeed on the court.

Our goal is to help deserving players in developing their games.” – Oracle CEO Mark Hurd

The grant will assist McDonald with the travel and living expenses he incurs on the professional tennis circuit. McDonald played collegiate tennis for UCLA and turned pro after graduating in 2017. In an interview with MarketWatch, McDonald discussed his short-term and long-term tennis goals, his current match and training schedule, and his favorite player growing up.

Read the full interview on MarketWatch.

Mark Hurd, Chris Evert, Danielle Collins, and Mackenzie McDonald hold checks from Oracle representing a $100,000 grant for receiving the Oracle US Tennis Award.
Oracle CEO Mark Hurd and tennis Hall-of-Famer Chris Evert present Danielle Collins and Mackenzie McDonald with Oracle US Tennis Awards.