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Federer Memorabilia Net $4.7 Million at Auction

Roger Federer may have seen his dreams of Olympic gold dashed this week, but he can celebrate that t-shirts, racquets, and shoes from his trophy-laden tennis career proved a treasure trove at auction. 

The sports legend saw every single item that went under the hammer at a two-phased Christie’s auction sold, raking in $4.7 million.   

The combined proceeds from an online and a live auction — over three times more than his 1-million target — will go to the Roger Federer Foundation, which supports educational projects in southern Africa and his native Switzerland. 

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