Roger Federer's roots lie in South Africa. Her mother Lynette Durand is South African, so what better place than Cape Town for Match for Africa 6? The charity event to raise funds for African children was a success in every aspect.
Thanks to the Roger Federer Foundation, in the presence of Roger Fedederer, Rafael Nadal, Trevor Noah, Bill Gates and all the Cape Town Stadium crowd were raised $ 3.5 million, and the new record of 51.954 was recorded for a single tennis match.
It was an incredible and incredibly awaited event. Federer thanked Cape Town and South Africa with a touching message: "What an unforgettable night: we raised 3.5 million USD for the vulnerable children in the region, achieved a world record with more than 51,000 spectators at a tennis match and had so much fun.
Thanks to the three inspiring philanthropists Rafa, Bill and Trevor for having shared this emotional moment. Thanks to the houndred of people who organized this Match for Africa and created a high class event. But most of all, thank you South Africa, thank you Cape Town for your overwhelming suppor and for making a difference for those in need."
An exciting message, which highlights the importance of the projects that Roger Federer and his Foundation carry out in Africa.