Swiss professional tennis player, Roger Federer shake hands with billionaire Bill Gates in the rematch of “Match for Africa” and the profit will be given to Federer’s Foundation which will contribute for children’s education in Africa.
Recently, 36-year-old Federer ranked world’s No. 1 in men’s singles tennis and won the 20th major singles title at the Australian Open will be pair up with Microsoft billionaire against US tennis player Jack Sock and Savannah Guthrie. The Match for Africa 5 Silicon Valley hosted by Roger Federer Foundation.
Gates stated that Federer taught me everything about the game but the significant Mantra he gave me and that enjoys the game, hit the ball really well. Last year’s “Match for Africa 4” raised $2 million.
Roger Federer said, “Bill is among the most important philanthropists in the world and Roger feels so privileged to exchange with him on an ongoing basis”. Federer’s establishment defines itself a driven objective to achieve one million kids before the end of 2018.
Roger Federer Foundation chief executive officer Janine Handel said, “The team looking forward to achieving that targeted goal, we feel an obligation towards these children. They deserve a better education and a chance in life.”
From its launch, the foundation has supported children’s education in six African countries and Federer’s native Switzerland.