Retired Ukrainian female tennis player Tatiana Perebiynis, once ranked No. 55 in the world, is preparing to accommodate young tennis players from her besieged homeland, at a tennis club in Telshyai, Lithuania. Perebiynis, a Wimbledon mixed doubles finalist in 2005 and long-time client of ITMS Sports, was quick to put the word out on social media after Russia invaded Ukraine two weeks ago. “We are ready to offer refuge to several young players and their companions at the Sporto Tennis Club Smešas in the city of Telshyai in Lithuania” said Perebiynis.
Perebiynis is now appealing to donors to help by making contributions – “whatever amount is possible will help us care for these young players” – to provide shelter, food, clothing and equipment for the players and their group. Donations can be made to:
Tetyana Perebiynis Account: LT653500010015130281
Bank name: Paysera LT, UAB
Bank address: Pilaitės pr. 16, Vilnius, LT-04352, Lithuania.
Perebiynis represented Ukraine at the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games and repeatedly in Fed Cup between 2001 – 2008. She reached a career-high ranking of No. 55 in singles and No. 35 in doubles.