Today was a very special day for Roger Federer & Roger Federer foundation. More than $1 million was raised as Roger Federer, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga & other stars including the Great Rod Laver, Australia's Davis Cup captain Pat Rafter, Lleyton Hewitt, Tony Roche were present on the Rod Laver Arena.
The proceeds from the special evening will go to the Roger Federer foundation & Tennis Australia Foundation.
From Left: Pat Rafter, Tony Roche, Roger Federer, Rod Laver, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Lleyton Hewitt.
The exhibition match witnessed by a sell-out crowd at Rod Laver Arena was full of great entertaining moments, laughter, smiles & stunning Tennis from both Federer & Tsonga, Federer defeated Tsonga 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-5 in 2 hours & 2 minutes.
The evening started with Jo Wilfred Tsonga having a warm up session with Pat Rafter and Rod Laver came on court in his tennis whites to hit with Roger Federer, which was really quite emotional to watch, even Mirka looked as if she had a tear in her eye.
Mirka Federer had tears in her eyes as she saw Rod Laver & Roger Federer hitting a few balls (pics below)
Here is a video clip of Roger Federer hitting a few balls with Rod Laver ----
All pics, videos from Federer vs Tsonga exhibition match & this great evening are posted right here.