Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal faced each other again on the tennis court, and this time, it was for a cause important to both players.
The tennis stars took part in an exhibition match Friday in Cape Town, South Africa -- billed Match in Africa 6 -- to raise money for the Roger Federer Foundation, which supports early childhood education in six southern African countries, including South Africa. The foundation was hoping to top $1 million from the exhibition. It raised $3.5 million.
Replay: The exhibition match was televised on ESPN networks and the ESPN App in North America, Brazil, Mexico, Latin America, the Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand. You can watch a replay of the event here.
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Federer and Nadal in Cape Town
Before hitting the tennis court at Cape Town Stadium, Roger Federer toured schools across Africa before joining Nadal in Cape Town for promotional events and sessions with local children:
Fast forward to Friday, as the two tennis greats capped a whirlwind tour of Cape Town: