Rafael Nadal will face Roger Federer in a charity match in Cape Town.
The match for Africa in South Africa was planned a year ago, the match will expect a
record-breaking of most attendance with 50,000 fans in a match.
Roger Federer already arrived safely in South Africa.
Rafael Nadal joked that He wants to use Roger Federer as a tour guide for him in South Africa.
“Roger and I have shared so many magical moments on and off the court,”
“Travelling with him to Cape Town and playing for the benefit of children is something I am very excited about.
“It will be my first time in the region with Roger as a tour guide – that will be fun.” Rafael Nadal said.Rafael Nadal jokes Roger Federer ahead of Match for Africa Embed from Getty Images
Moreover, Roger Federer expressed that the injury will not be something to worry about during the charity match
“To be honest, I hope I’m somewhat fine for South Africa. That’s something I think I can somewhat control,”
“But then, of course, you want to be 100% to be able to train again, then get ready for hopefully Dubai.”
“Right now it’s only guessing. I’m very happy that I don’t feel any worse than when I started. That’s for me super encouraging.”
“Yeah, so I think we’ll go from there and we’ll see if I need to do another scan or not,” Roger Federer said.Rafael Nadal jokes Roger Federer ahead of Match for Africa Embed from Getty Images
The Charity match will take place this Friday the 7th of February in Cape Town.