Christie's house will auction hundreds of items and memorabilia from Roger Federer's career, that recall their most important successes in the four Grand Slam.
There will be two collections that will be put into circulation from June 23 to July 14 and all profits will go to the foundation of the Swiss tennis player.
The first one, under the name “The Roger Federer Collection – The Live Auction”, comprises 20 lots, each of them signed by Federer and that recall the 20 Grand Slam conquered by the Swiss, a historical record together with Rafael Nadal, who has also achieved 20.
“Each lot represents an iconic Federer moment at the Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon and the US Open.”Christie's said in a statement.
“Each piece in these auctions shows a moment of my career and allows me to share my personal archive with my fans around the world. Most importantly, all proceeds will go to my foundation to help further increase educational resources for children in Africa and Switzerland, “said Federer.
Among the articles of this first collection stands out the outfit that Federer first won Roland Garros in 2009 against Robin Soderling, priced at between £ 50,000 and £ 70,000, as well as the clothing with which Federer beat Nadal at Wimbledon 2007, whose prize varies between 30,000 and 50,000 pounds.
The second collection, entitled “The Roger Federer Collection – The Online Auction”, compresses 300 batches of items since their participation in the 2000 Sydney Olympics. until their last meetings in 2021.
Federer signed rackets, shirts, caps, towels, wristbands … Federer has expressed his wish that everyone have access to the items, from a minimum price of 100 pounds.