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Bidding already at six figures for private hitting session with Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal is gearing up for the French Open, where he may be the No. 5 seed. (David Ramos/Getty Images)

Got some loose change in your pocket? Well, have I got an offer for you.

CharityBuzz, an online home for celebrity-related charity auctions, will let a lucky (and fairly wealthy fan) get up close and personal with Rafael Nadal:

Bid now on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to watch champion tennis player, Rafael Nadal practice in Mallorca, Spain for 1 hour. After you see him training, you will have the opportunity to play with him for 30 minutes during a private lesson.

I'm all for charity, but check this out: The estimated value of the item is $200,000, with the proceeds being split between the Forever Dream Foundation and Rafael Nadal Foundation. And that doesn't include airfare or accommodations. So far, it looks like the evaluation is right on the money. After 13 bids, the bidding is already at $150,000.

There are only four days left to bid, so start looking between those couch cushions!
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