Roger Federer is auctioning off a collection of personal items this summer to help destitute children’s in need
Roger Federer is auctioning off a collection of personal items
The 20-times grand slam champion, Roger Federer is auctioning off a collection of personal items this summer. Millions of fans around the globe might be at the prospect of owning some mementos of the Swiss greatest tennis player ever.
The Swiss tennis star incredible career from the early 2000s right through to 2021, affording fans across the globe the opportunity to own a momentous object from his journey to date.
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Roger Federer is putting various items under the hammer in two sales in June and July at Christie’s to raise money for his foundation. The live auction will take place on June 23 and it will feature 20 lots, with each one reflecting one of Federer’s grand slam titles. Prices might fluctuate from STG3,000 pounds ($A5,300) to STG70,000 pounds ($A119, 000).
Roger Federer tennis greatest icon, his career characterized by unprecedented success and remarkable longevity, by fans around the globe. Grand Slam victories, Olympic medals, tour titles, and the crowning glory of the Davis Cup tell their own triumphal story, He is a legendary player in the tennis world.
Auction lots include racket used in his fabled tussle with Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon in 2007 to the clay-covered shoes from his win at Roland Garros in 2009, including shoes decorated with Swiss flags denoting his Wimbledon titles. Federer’s elegant white RF-emblazoned cardigan, worn before facing Britain’s Andy Murray in the 2012 Wimbledon final, and the shoes he wore when winning his third successive Wimbledon in 2005 against Andy Roddick.
“Every piece in these auctions represents a moment in my tennis career and enables me to share a part of my personal archive with my fans around the world,” Federer said.
“More importantly, the proceeds will support The Roger Federer Foundation to help us continue to deliver educational resources to children in Africa and Switzerland.”