- Tennis legends Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer are braced for battle in Cape Town in February
- They will be joined by South African comedian Trevor Noah and billionaire Bill Gates in a double's match
- Noah took the opportunity to hype up the contest via social media
Tennis legends Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer have dominated the sport for more than a decade.
Federer and Nadal have won the most (20) and second most (19) grand slam titles of all time.
The two titans will collide in Cape Town for a charity event, as reported by Briefly.co.za.
It has also been revealed that the tennis icons will be joined by South African comedian Trevor Noah and billionaire Bill Gates.
Noah will combine with Nadal and play against the pairing of Gates and Federer in what could be a memorable doubles match.
In anticipation of the encounter, Noah took to social media to play some mind games with his opponents:
"Hey @RogerFederer, you & @billgates want to play doubles against me & @RafaelNadal!? Okay. We accept your challenge, but be prepared for the crowd in SA to be on our side! See you Feb 7 in Cape Town! Masihambe!"
Noah's comical tweet made quite an impact as more than 9 000 people have liked the post.
Briefly.co.za understands that the unique match forms part of the 'The Match in Africa' campaign.
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