Lot 11.

Signed match t-shirt, wrist band, with two autographed cards by Roger Federer worn at US Open 2017
(Price Guide: R40,000 | $2,945) LIVE AUCTION LOT*

Signed match t-shirt by Roger Federer from the Roger Federer Foundation worn at US Open 2017, plus a signed wrist band, with two autographed cards

LIVE AUCTION LOT* This LOT will be sold and closed by the auctioneer at the Live Zoom Auction, therefore will not end when the online auction finishes.

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This is very rare auction item signed by Roger Federer himself and donated by the Roger Federer foundation who support educational projects in Africa. This is a gift from him and his foundation to Ikamva Labantu on the occasion of Helen Lieberman’s 80th Birthday celebration. 

Some facts about Roger Federer

  • Holds the record for most Grand Slam men’s singles Championships with 20 titles and has been in 30 finals
  • Has won a record 33 ATP World Tour Awards including ATP No. 1 five times from 2004-2007, 2009; won the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of the Year twice in 2006 and 2013; won the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award 12 times in 2004-2009 and 2011-2016; voted ATP World Tour.com Fan Favorite for a record 14 consecutive years from 2003 to 2016
  • Has spent a record of 302 weeks at No. 1; first reached No. 1 in 2004 after winning the Australian Open by beating Marat Safin in the Finals
  • At 36 years old, he became the olders world No. 1
  • Tied with Jimmy Connors for the 2nd most years at No. 1; Pete Sampras currently holds the record
  • Finished 14 straight seasons in the Top 10 of the ATP from 2002-2015 which is the 2nd longest record; Jimmy Connors holds the No. 1 spot with 16 straight seasons in the Top 10
  • Has 103 Career Singles Titles, which is the 2nd most in the Open Era just behind Jimmy Connors (who has 109 titles) and just ahead of Ivan Lendl (who has 94 titles)
  • Holds Open Era records for the most titles won at Halle (10), Cincinnati (7), Basel (10), Dubai (8), Barclays ATP World Tour Finals (6), Hamburg (4) and Doha (3)
  • With 8 Wimbledon titles, he holds the record for most Wimbledon Championships won
  • Tied for the most US Open titles with Jimmy Connors and Pete Sampras at five
  • Secured the Career Grand Slam in 2009 after beating Robin Soderling at the French Open
  • Has 27 ATP Masters 1000 titles which puts him at No. 3 behind Novak Djokovic who has 30 and Rafael Nadal who has 28
  • Won 65 matches in a row on grass between June 2003 and July 2008
  • Earned his first ATP win in 1998 at Toulouse as a Qualifier beating Raoux
  • In Davis Cup, he helped Switzerland clinch the 2014 title over France by defeating Richard Gasquet
  • Has a 52-18 record in Davis Cup, with a 40-8 record in singles play
  • Earned a Doubles Olympic Gold Medal in 2008 at the Beijing Games with Stanislas Wawrinka; won a Singles Olympic Silver Medal at the London Games in 2012
  • Yet to retire from a Pro match in singles or doubles; has conceded 3 singles walkovers all due to back injury
  • Named the first active player on the ATP to reach 200 Top 10 wins during the 2017 Australian Open

Name of Sponsor/Company: Roger Federer Foundation
Website: https://rogerfedererfoundation.org/
Email: melanie@ikamva.co.za
Cell Number: 0608078216
Contact Person: Melanie

Value: R40000