A dog ran after a tennis ball during the Brazil Open tournament in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Thursday. Four trained shelter dogs that once roamed the streets of Sao Paulo found themselves center stage at the ATP 250 Brazil Open tournament. The unusual initiative was made to promote the adoption of abandoned street animals.
A dog ran after a tennis ball during the Brazil Open tournament in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Thursday. Four trained shelter dogs that once roamed the streets of Sao Paulo found themselves center stage at the ATP 250 Brazil Open tournament. The unusual initiative was made to promote the adoption of abandoned street animals. Leandro Martins The Associated Press
A dog ran after a tennis ball during the Brazil Open tournament in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Thursday. Four trained shelter dogs that once roamed the streets of Sao Paulo found themselves center stage at the ATP 250 Brazil Open tournament. The unusual initiative was made to promote the adoption of abandoned street animals. Leandro Martins The Associated Press
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