A full house at the Rod Laver Arena saw Roger Federer defeat Nick Kyrgios in a one-set finale at the Australian Open’s Rally for Relief to help fireworks charities.

The 20-time Grand Slam winner faced Kyrgios as the centerpiece of Wednesday night’s event and prevailed 7-6 (8-6).

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Nick Kyrgios, Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem, Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka, Caroline Wozniacki, Petra Kvitova, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Coco Gauff.Credit:AAP

Stars including Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic, Caroline Wozniacki, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev also played doubles on Double Four at the event which helped raise nearly $ 5 million.

“I have goosebumps … everyone came together and it’s just an incredible feeling,” said Kyrgios. “It’s been a couple of exciting weeks.


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