Airdate: A Night with Roger Federer

By David Knox on January 4, 2014 / Filed Under Programming 4

2014-01-03_2307Next week Seven screens Roger Federer’s gala charity match against Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Live in all cities except Perth.

Hosted by Bruce McAvaney with commentary from Lleyton Hewitt at Rod Laver Arena, the three-set exhibition match will be followed by appearances from a host of world tennis stars and legends including Pat Rafter and Rod Laver.

The charity event will also feature a special performance by Australian singer Sylvie Paladino and live entertainment, including a spectacular sound and light show.

The once-in-a-lifetime event for the Roger Federer Foundation and Australian Tennis Foundation will raise money for the education of African children.

Melbourne 8pm – 10.30pm Live
Sydney 8pm – 10.30pm Live
Brisbane 7pm – 9.30pm Live
Adelaide 7.30pm – 10pm Live
Perth 7pm – 9.30pm

To donate on the night visit


  1. maxxdude January 4, 2014 at 3:47 pm -

    He should to be charitable after the $1million or so he is rumoured to have been paid to appear in Brisbane as well as tournament prize money.

  2. Shoudy Chen January 4, 2014 at 10:43 am -

    How could they not put the telecast live in Perth. That was a shame.

  3. David Knox January 4, 2014 at 8:50 am -

    Sorry it’s Wednesday. I will amend.

  4. Ruddeger January 4, 2014 at 7:58 am -

    Times mentioned but not which day

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