Sport Staff
1 minute read
4 Sep 2019
10:26 am

Federer and Nadal’s Cape Town match sold out in 10 minutes … and SA is fuming

Sport Staff

Local tennis fans take to Twitter to voice their frustration and patent disbelief that the much-publicised exhibition game could deny many access to quickly.

As expected, next year’s much-publicised “Match in Africa” tennis exhibition between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in Cape Town elicited huge demand for tickets.

What South African tennis fans didn’t bank on though is that all seats would be sold out within ten minutes!

Tickets, priced from R150 to R1 950, were on sale on Computicket as well as at Computicket and Shoprite stores.

A maximum of six tickets each were allowed per purchase, but a legion of fans weren’t able to get their hands on any.

“Due to high demand, tickets for the much-anticipated Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal ‘The Match in Africa for the benefit of the Roger Federer Foundation’ are sold out,” Computicket tweeted.

“Tickets sold out in just over 10 minutes. In store tickets that were available, are also sold out.”

Needless to say, many fans weren’t chuffed and took to social media to vent their frustration.

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