Roger Federer crowned his dream at Match for Africa 6: The Roger Federer Foundation raised $ 3.5 million for the projects to support the education of African children at the end of a great event, where Rafael Nadal, Bill Gates and Trevor Noah were also present.
Breaking a new crowd record for a single tennis match and making an entire country proud and proud. Joy, fun and a great tennis match in an unforgettable and perfect day for everyone present. "I am so proud that I have my roots here in South Africa.
I know it's very special on so many levels. It was a dream come true. I didn't know exactly how it was going to be, and how it was going to feel. And having my mum there, Siya there, and everybody who was on the court for the doubles, obviously I thank them a million times."
said Federer. The 51,954 people present at the Cape Town Stadium was witnessed of a great day for tennis and for charity, with everyone at the center: the two protagonists Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, Bill Gates and Trevor Noah, the organizers, the children, the crowd .
A perfect spot, an iconic synthesis of the power of sport and all its potential. "What an unforgettable night! We raised more than three and a half million dollars for vulnerable children in the region, hit a world record with over 51,945 people in a tennis match and had so much fun on the court.
Thanks South Africa, and thanks to Cape Town, for all your overwhelming support and for making the difference for those who I need it most." were Roger's emotional words. The Swiss dream is now reality: an example to follow for those who have the chance to do it.