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Roger Federer sports crazy cobra suit at Met Gala, challenges Hugh Jackman

Federer teased a tennis match with actor Hugh Jackman

Ayush Chatterjee 3 May 2017, 10:14 PM
Federer at the Met Gala

Federer at the Met Gala Image: AFP

Roger Federer and his wife Mirka were present at the Met Gala that took place on May 1 in New York and Swiss maestro looked sharp with a king cobra emblazoned on the back of his tuxedo.

While it may have come as a surprise, Federer's ensemble was still normal when compared to some of the other outfits on display at the Gala, which is held to raise funds for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute.


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Federer, who won the Australian Open in January, posted photos with New England Patriot's quarter-back Tom Brady and even teased a game of tennis with Australian actor, Hugh Jackman.

Jackman took to Twitter to let everyone know he was game and even extended an invitation to former world number 1, Novak Djokovic.

Federer was not the only tennis royalty in attendance though. Serena Williams came along with her fiancee Alexis Ohanian. Williams recently announced that she is pregnant and will not be participating for the rest of the season. She had won the Australian Open whilst being eight weeks into her pregnancy.

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