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Hopman Cup: Federer suffered so much as a Grand Slam

Roger Federer is a wonderful Start was in the season. Together with Belinda Bencic he was able to defend at the Exhibition tournament in Perth, Australia the title for Switzerland. In its four Individually-the Swiss gave up his serve a single Time – he seems to be well prepared for the on Monday the beginning of the end of the Australian Open.

However, not only in terms of performance, the journey for Federer, was worth it – also, his Bank account received an enormous increase. As the local newspaper, "Perth Now" already wrote, in June, received the world star a Antrittsgage of 2 million Australian dollars. The equivalent of around 1.4 million Swiss francs.

For comparison: the upcoming Australian Open, Federer must reach the Final to earn the same amount in prize money. The final loser gets 1.43 million Swiss francs; should Federer get to the third Time in a row the title, would be available to him around 2.87 million Swiss francs.

the taxpayer funded Federer

According to Federer for his Hopman Cup performances got in the last three years, which, taken together, a good 4 million Swiss francs – the West Australian taxpayers funded this.

But the expenses should be worth it anyway. At least three days per participation (group matches), Federer on the court. And also in addition, the 37-Year-old best form of advertising for Perth and the region as a tourism destination. On his Social Media channels he shared diligently beautiful nature images: Federer's Quokka Selfie, which was taken at the harvest a year ago, went around the world.

Federer met in December 2017 with a new animal friend. Source: Twitter


Created: 08.01.2019, 12:38 PM

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