Roger Federer Tennis Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Roger Federer

Date of Birth: 8/8/1981
Rookie Card Year: 2003
Investment Rating: 5.0 (Average)


Overview

Roger Federer, much like his long-time rival, Rafael Nadal, is considered one of the game's greats. Federer holds the record for Grand Slam titles with 17 and is one of only seven players in tennis history to achieve the Career Grand Slam mark. At one point, he held the #1 ATP ranking for a record 237-consecutive weeks. He is the only player in the history of the sport to reach the finals of each Grand Slam tournament five times. Needless to say, Roger Federer cards and memorabilia are popular with collectors, even when a lot of other tennis cards aren't so much.

Federer has three rookie cards, all from 2003. His charismatic charm, good looks, and fan-friendly attitude have made him beloved around the world. Signed material from Grand Slam tournaments is highly desirable in the tennis collectibles world. With Federer's history of domination at such events, he is also the champion of modern Grand Slam collectibles.

Federer's key rookie card from 2003 NetPro features an action photo of the star returning a volley with his dominant forehand swing. Glossy versions were distributed as part of a boxed set. These cards are often found in at least near mint condition and are ideal for grading. Because of the niche market for tennis cards, this Federer's rookies are very affordable and a must-have for collectors.

Roger Federer Tennis Card Guide

Top eBay Listings

2003 Netpro Elite Glossy #G3 Roger Federer Rookie RC BGS 9.5 1 of 100
$699.99

2003 Netpro Glossy Roger Federer Rookie RC PSA 10 Gem Mint
$124.99

2007 Ace Authentic French Championships Materials #FC3 Roger Federer Jersey rare
$40.00

2005 Picture This? Sport #73 ROGER FEDERER
$100.00

2006 Austar Magazine #NNO ROGER FEDERER
$150.00

2007 AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships #NNO ROGER FEDERER
$150.00

2012 Western & Southern Open Cincinnati #NNO ROGER FEDERER
$10.00

2013 Western & Southern Open Cincinnati #NNO ROGER FEDERER
$10.00

2010 Legendary Memorabilia Autograph Cuts #NNO ROGER FEDERER 1 1
$1,000.00

2007 Luxor Top Tennis #153 ROGER FEDERER
$10.00

2007 Luxor Top Tennis #154 ROGER FEDERER
$10.00

2007 Luxor Top Tennis #160 ROGER FEDERER
$10.00

Roger Federer Short Print Refractor RC - Limited Serial #1 1
$9.95

2003 NET PRO NETPRO ROGER FEDERER RC 10CT ROOKIE CARD ALL TIME BEST
$11.99

2011 Luxor Top Tennis #25 ROGER FEDERER
$10.00

2011 Luxor Top Tennis #26 ROGER FEDERER
$10.00
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Autograph Guide

Roger Federer Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Roger Federer's authentic signature looks like. This can be used as a first point of reference for determining the legitimacy of autograph memorabilia, but is not a substitute for having your items authenticated by a well-respected professional autograph authentication company. Some of the trusted sources within the sports memorabilia market include the following companies: PSA, JSA, Steiner, Ace Authentic and Tristar. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Roger Federer Cut Signature Exemplar

Roger Federer Cut Signature

Roger Federer Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Roger Federer signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. Tennis player's signatures typically vary depending on the item signed. The most significant difference being present on tennis balls which are notoriously difficult to sign as compared to flat items.

  1. Signature displays an overall consistent of pride of penmanship with each letter and character carefully written.
  2. The signature, despite it's overall size consists of his first name.
  3. The first "R" is larger than the last and resembles a backwards "S" with a small bisecting line in the middle.
  4. The letters "o-g" are defined with the "g" having a long fish-hook tail.
  5. The "e" more closely resembles a caret  symbol.
  6. The last character appears as a letter "s."

Roger Federer Signed Tennis Ball

Active Listings for Roger Federer Signed Tennis Balls

Roger Federer Signed Tennis Ball

Roger Federer Signed Photograph

Active Listings for Roger Federer Signed Photographs

Roger Federer Signed Photo

Top eBay Listings

ROGER FEDERER 2012 TOPPS AGR-RF US OPEN SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED PSA DNA 83689539
$99.00

Gorgeous ROGER FEDERER Signed 2007 Australian Open Framed 16x20 Photo STEINER
$444.44

Switzerland ROGER FEDERER SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 8x10 Photo Exact PROOF JSA K03504
$149.99

Roger Federer 4x6 Photo Signed Auto PSA DNA ENCAPSULATED
$169.99

ROGER FEDERER & ANDRE AGASSI Hand Signed Autographed Photo Certified JSA COA
$219.99

ROGER FEDERER 2006 ACE AUTHENTIC SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED CARD #18 SGC SLABBED
$119.96

Roger Federer Tennis Signed Auto 8x10 PHOTO JSA COA Certified
$349.99

Roger Federer Signed 8x10 Autographed PSA DNA 1A
$199.99

Roger Federer Signed 8x10 Autographed PSA DNA 1B
$199.98

Roger Federer Signed 8x10 Autographed PSA DNA 1C
$199.97

Roger Federer Signed 8x10 Autographed PSA DNA 1D
$199.96

Roger Federer Signed 8x10 Autographed PSA DNA 1E
$199.95

Roger Federer 2011 Ace Authentic signed autograph Tennis Card PSA DNA Slabbed
$85.00

Roger Federer Tennis Signed Auto 3x5 PHOTO PSA DNA COA
$149.99

Roger Federer Tennis Signed Auto 4x6 PHOTO PSA DNA COA
$99.99

Roger Federer Tennis Signed Auto 4x6 PHOTO PSA DNA COA
$99.99
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Apparel Guide

Roger Federer Apparel and Equipment Guide

Roger Federer's sponsorship and apparel deal with Nike, means that fans and collectors have a wide array of choices when it comes to purchasing authentic Rafael Nadal clothing and accessories. From his signature logo hats to his famous bandana the Federer collection by Nike has something for everyone.

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Roger Federer Logo Hat  Roger Federer Logo Shirt

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