When Roger Federer throws an event dubbed "A night with Roger & Friends," one can assume that "friends" doesn't just mean his next-door neighbors. Wednesday's fundraising event in Australia, held in honor of the 10-year anniversary of Federer's first Australian Open victory and taking over the No. 1 ranking for the first time, featured an exhibition match between Federer and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. In addition, Pat Rafter, Tony Roche and Lleyton Hewitt were part of the on-court formalities.
However, the highlight of the event (no offense, Tsonga) was when Rod Laver himself took the court to help Federer warm up.
Here are some photos from the charity event:
(All photos by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)
And if you have a spare three hours, you can watch the full replay here: