Nice racket, Emirates

Instead of asking you to donate cash or cans of food, Emirates airline is having a tennis racket drive.

Emirates returns this year as the official airline of the BNP Paribas Open played in Indian Wells, California. The event is billed as the biggest tennis competition outside of the four Grand Slams and, as they did last year, the airline is asking fans to bring gently-used tennis rackets to the stadium for recycling.

Used rackets collected between March 10 and March 20 will donated to the non-profit National Junior Tennis & Learning (NJTL) network of Coachella Valley and anyone who donates a racket will have a chance to win two round-trip Business Class tickets from Los Angeles to Dubai. Nice.

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