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According to Time, the dogs—named Frida, Mel, Isabelle, and Costela—were all strays, rescued from the streets of Sao Paolo and trained to chase down balls during tennis matches. During the game, the four dogs, clad in orange bandanas, retrieved tennis balls with guidance from trainer Andrea Beckert.

“We want to show that abandoned dogs can be adopted and trained,” Beckert told CNN. “After all, it’s not easy to get a dog to only pick up the lost balls, and then to give them up!”