Roger Federer’s ‘Match for Africa’ Raises $2.5M for Children’s Education

Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer joined American tennis star Jack Sock, business mogul Bill Gates and NBC's "Today" show co-host Savannah Guthrie in San Jose Monday for Match for Africa - an exhibition tennis event supporting children's education in Africa.

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[L-R] Jack Sock, Savannah Guthrie, Al Rocker, Bill Gates and Roger Federer came together at the SAP Center for Match for Africa - an event supporting children's education in Africa. (March 5, 2018)
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[L-R] Bill Gates and Roger Federer prepare for a tennis match against Savannah Guthrie and Jack sock for an event supporting children's education in Africa. (March. 5, 2018)
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[L-R] Savannah Guthrie and Jack Sock prepare for a tennis match against Bill Gates and Roger Federer for an event supporting children's education in Africa. (March. 5, 2018)
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Savannah Guthrie plays a doubles tennis match alongside Jack Sock against Bill Gates and Roger Federer to support children's education in Africa. (March 5, 2018)
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Roger Federer's Nike shoes on the tennis court during Match for Africa - an event supporting children's education in Africa. (March 5, 2018)
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Bill Gates high fives Roger Federer after winning a tennis round during the Match for Africa event at the SAP Center in San Jose. (March. 5, 2018)
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Savannah Guthrie plays a doubles tennis match alongside Jack Sock against Bill Gates and Roger Federer to support children's education in Africa. (March 5, 2018)
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Bill Gates plays a doubles tennis match alongside Roger Federer against Jack Sock and Savannah Guthrie to support children's education in Africa. (March 5, 2018)
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Roger Federer plays a doubles tennis match alongside Bill Gates against Jack Sock and Savannah Guthrie to support children's education in Africa. (March 5, 2018)
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Bill Gates plays a doubles tennis match alongside Roger Federer against Jack Sock and Savannah Guthrie to support children's education in Africa. (March 5, 2018)
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Bill Gates plays a doubles tennis match alongside Roger Federer against Jack Sock and Savannah Guthrie to support children's education in Africa. (March 5, 2018)
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Roger Federer plays a doubles tennis match alongside Bill Gates against Jack Sock and Savannah Guthrie to support children's education in Africa. (March 5, 2018)
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Savannah Guthrie plays a doubles tennis match alongside Jack Sock against Bill Gates and Roger Federer to support children's education in Africa. (March 5, 2018)
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Bill Gates plays a doubles tennis match alongside Roger Federer against Jack Sock and Savannah Guthrie to support children's education in Africa. (March 5, 2018)
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Savannah Guthrie plays a doubles tennis match alongside Jack Sock against Bill Gates and Roger Federer to support children's education in Africa. (March 5, 2018)
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Roger Federer plays a doubles tennis match alongside Bill Gates against Jack Sock and Savannah Guthrie to support children's education in Africa. (March 5, 2018)
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Jack Sock plays a doubles tennis match alongside Savannah Guthrie against Bill Gates and Roger Federer to support children's education in Africa. (March 5, 2018)
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Jack Sock prepares for a one-on-one tennis match against the No.1 ranked tennis player, Roger Federer, to support children's education in Africa. (March 5, 2018)
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Jack Sock serves the ball during a one-on-one tennis match against Roger Federer to support children's education in Africa. (March 5, 2018)
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Roger Federer focuses on the ball during a one-on-one tennis match against Jack Sock to support children's education in Africa. (March 5, 2018)
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Roger Federer serves the ball during a one-on-one tennis match against Jack Sock to support children's education in Africa. (March 5, 2018)
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Roger Federer claps at the end of the tennis match after learning the event raised over $2.5 million toward supporting children's education in Africa. (March 5, 2018)
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Roger Federer hits a signed tennis ball to fans in the stadium after the match. (March 5, 2018)
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Roger Federer waves at the crowd after having a successful event to raise money for children's education in Africa. (March 5, 2018)
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After the tennis match, Roger Federer explained that his goal for 2018 is to provide 1 million young kids with education. (March 5, 2018)
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