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A night with Roger Federer and Friends on Seven

NewsKevin Perry

Roger Federer’s gala charity match against  charismatic Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will be LIVE on Channel 7 on Wednesday at 8pm AEDT in what promises to be a special tennis event.

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.

Broadcast times


Melbourne         8pm – 10.30pm LIVE

Sydney               8pm – 10.30pm LIVE

Brisbane             7pm – 9.30pm LIVE

Adelaide             7.30pm – 10pm LIVE 

Perth                   7pm – 9.30pm