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Roger Federer to Auction Winning Items From Various Grand Slam Items as Part of Fundraiser

Roger Federer doesn't play for winning claims former player Patrick McEnroe.

Roger Federer is tennis’ greatest icon. Widely regarded as the greatest player of all time, Federer is the owner of 20 Grand Slam. The Swiss sportsman has enchanted fans across the globe during a career characterized by unprecedented success and remarkable longevity.

Christie’s London will play host to The Roger Federer Collection, serving up two unique auctions of the tennis star’s personal sporting memorabilia to support The Roger Federer Foundation. This collection will support and deliver educational resources to children in Africa and Switzerland.

The Live Auction comprises 20 prestigious lots, each signed and celebrating one of Federer’s 20 record-breaking Grand Slam titles.

While Federer is a champion on-court, he has made his name for his philanthropy work off the court as well. The former World No. 1 also made a whopping $1 million donation to provide meals for young children and their families in Africa during the COVID-19 crisis.

What will be up for auction from The Roger Federer Collection?

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Roger Federer winning his maiden French Open title in 2009. (Photo by Eddy LEMAISTRE/Corbis via Getty Images)

The Roger Federer Collection: Sold to Benefit The RF Foundation celebrates Federer’s historic achievements. With 20 lots from his Grand Slam victories, Federer fans will be eager to know what is in store for them.

The price tag estimates for the 20 lots being auctioned by Christie’s range from £3,000 to £70,000. Being a holder of 20 Grand Slam, these items provide a window into some of the sport’s most iconic moments.

Some of the iconic items include the racket used in his fabled tussle with Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon in 2007. Also, the clothing and racquets the Swiss great used in his 2009 French Open final – his sole Roland Garros title. Christie’s low estimate values the collection at £1m, but it hopes it may reach £1.5m.

So for all the Swiss maestro fanatics out there, it is a great opportunity to get a hold of The RF Collection.

 

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