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03/11/2015 01:31 EDT | Updated 05/11/2015 05:59 EDT

Eugenie Bouchard, Justin Bieber play mixed doubles at Desert Smash

Two of Canada's biggest social media stars, tennis player Eugenie Bouchard and singer Justin Bieber, teamed up on Tuesday for a charity tennis match at the annual Desert Smash event in California, raising money for cancer research.

Combined, the two of them have 62 million Twitter followers: Bieber has 61.3 million and Bouchard has a 442,000. 

Bouchard is getting ready for the Indian Wells tournament, also in California. The tournament starts on Wednesday but Bouchard has a first-round bye.

That made it possible for her to hit a few backhands with her celebrity popstar crush, Biebs, and practice a few volleys with actors Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart.

Bouchard's crush on Bieber first became public during an awkward on-court interview at the 2014 Australian Open. 

As for the results of the mixed doubles match between Bouchard-Bieber and Hart-Ferrell, they weren't made available. 

It's also unclear if Bouchard asked Bieber to twirl.

Meanwhile, Bieber's performance in the tennis match seems to dispell any rumours of his demise.

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