Roger Federer decided to give his fee of appearance in Swiss Indoors to his charity.
As it happens for all small/medium tournaments to give an appearance fee for the top player
just to participate in the event and keep it up to attrack more players to play as well.
For that, Roger Federer will receive €1million for just playing in the Swiss Indoors 2019,
this amount of money is bigger than any prize of any ATP 500 tournament.
Roger Federer claimed that all the money He receives in Basel He sent it directly to his foundation.
and His goal was to play in Basel as long as He is still playing on the Tour.
“All the money I receive here I continue to give to the Foundation,”
“My goal was that my contract will continue automatically as long as I play.“
The goal is clear for the Swiss champion is to finance his foundation to help people in Africa.Roger Federer gives Basel appearance fee to the foundation Embed from Getty Images
The 38 years old also mentioned that He will play Basel as long as He is playing Tennis, and Basel organizers can count on him.
“And so we have settled it now. For me, it was clear anyway that I would play here every year as long as I continue to play tennis professionally.“
“And it is also important for the organizers to know that they can count on me,” Federer said
Roger Federer will face Albot today at 5:00 pm GMT in the 2nd round of Basel 2019.