Record-breaking match of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal: Best moments caught on lens

First Published 8, Feb 2020, 10:32 AM IST

With 51,954 people in attendance, a new record has been set at the exhibition match between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal  
 

A new record has been set for the highest attendance in a tennis match

A new record has been set for the highest attendance in a tennis match

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal set the stage for an audience of 51,954

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal set the stage for an audience of 51,954

The duo reportedly raised over $3 million in funds

The duo reportedly raised over $3 million in funds

The attendance of 51,954 beat the record set during a match between Federer and Germany's Alexander Zverev 42,517 fans in attendance.

The attendance of 51,954 beat the record set during a match between Federer and Germany's Alexander Zverev 42,517 fans in attendance.

Federer got off to a great start, clinching the first set 6-4

Federer got off to a great start, clinching the first set 6-4

But Nadal has never made it easy for Federer, has he? he bounced back 3-6 to make it on set apiece

But Nadal has never made it easy for Federer, has he? he bounced back 3-6 to make it on set apiece

It was anybody’s game, but it was Federer who recovered to win the third set 6-3

It was anybody’s game, but it was Federer who recovered to win the third set 6-3

Thanking the audience, Federer remarked, “This is more than just tennis…”

Thanking the audience, Federer remarked, “This is more than just tennis…”

Adding to the entertainment was comedian Trevor Noah

Adding to the entertainment was comedian Trevor Noah

While Federer said it was special, Nadal said it was “unforgettable” to play in front of a large crowd.

While Federer said it was special, Nadal said it was “unforgettable” to play in front of a large crowd.

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