#Tennis: #Federer and #Nadal leave lasting legacy with Match in #Africa


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CAPE TOWN — The bar for The Match in Africa Cape Town on Friday was set high from the offset, as organizers wanted to raise at least $1 million for the Roger Federer Foundation through ticket sales and sponsors.

There was also a secondary goal: setting a new attendance record for a tennis match, with 50,000 the target. Both those objectives were surpassed and then some, with the most important, the charity cash, hitting the $3.5 million mark.

Read more at: https://www.espn.com/espn/story/_/id/28658067/roger-federer-rafael-nadal-leave-lasting-legacy-match-africa-success



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