Dirk: tennis is my first love, my father is 70 years old can play doubles that driver Dirk had early play soft domineering isolation buckle two Tencent September 19th sports news according to the "Dallas Star Telegram" reports, the Mavericks star Dirk – Nowitzki said that tennis is his first love, he would often play tennis after retirement. Nowitzki also said that his father, who is 70 years old, is still playing tennis and sometimes doubles. Dirk: tennis is love Nowitzki as a tennis fan growing up, because of the height of the reasons, he ultimately chose basketball. Nowitzki organized a charity tennis tournament this summer. All the money raised will be donated to the Nowitzki foundation, which is mainly used to support children’s health, health and education. There are well-known actors and producers of the tournament – Stiller, Tennis Masters – Roddick, Mavericks players, such as – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – the Mavericks player – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – member of the team player – – – – – – – – -. Tennis is my first love." Nowitzki said, so many people to support this event, I know they must be attracted by the purpose of the game, so they have time to participate in the game. For me, it means a lot." After 18 seasons with the Mavericks, Nowitzki has made Dallas his home town, so he often organizes charity activities to raise money to help those in need. In June of this year, Nowitzki organized the annual charity star baseball. "This is another indication of what kind of man Nowitzki is, he’s just giving back to society." The Mavericks president of basketball operations Donny Nielsen said, "he will organize the annual charity baseball game, I believe this will be held annually in the tennis match." Won the US Open champion in 2003, Roddick said he was glad to be a part of this event. "I think we’re all happy to be here." Roddick said, "obviously, I think we are a faithful admirer of what Nowitzki has done for Dallas. I’m very happy to be here to play some tennis tournaments." Because of genetic, Barea is also a tennis player. "My mother and my uncle are tennis coaches. My son started playing tennis when he was 4 years old." Barea said, "I’ve been playing tennis. This is a very interesting sport, especially doubles." Nowitzki signed a two-year contract worth $50 million this summer, and it is safe to say that he will often play tennis after retirement. Tennis is a sport that I often take part in. I like it very much." Nowitzki said, "you can play tennis at the age of 50 or even 60. My father is 70 years old, he is still playing tennis, sometimes playing doubles. Therefore, this will be my retirement, will participate in a long-term campaign." (Zhang Lei) copyright statement: This article is the Tencent sports exclusive articles, without authorization, shall not be reproduced, otherwise it will pursue legal responsibilities.