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).
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.