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

2013 Ace Authentic Grand Slam Heroes Autographs Purple #GSHRF1 Roger Federer 6 7
$180.00

2011 ACE AUTHENTIC 8x LOT ROYAL FLASH RAFAEL NADAL ROGER FEDERER SHARAPOVA #RF
$7.99

2007 Luxor Top Tennis #118 NOVAK DJOKOVIC ROGER FEDERER
$5.00

2007 Luxor Top Tennis #151 ROGER FEDERER
$5.00

2007 Luxor Top Tennis #158 ROGER FEDERER
$5.00

2003 Roger Federer rookie tennis trading card lot 11 90
$9.97

Ace Authentic Roger Federer Silver foil jersey patch JC1 limited to 49 cards
$22.99

Dual Roger Federer & Berankis US Open Memories Ace Authentic 2007 jersey RARE
$22.99

Dual Roger Federer & Andy Roddick x 79 Ace Authentic 2008 GSM jersey swatch
$27.99

Ace Authentic Roger Federer Grand Slam Champions jersey, material card 500
$13.99

20 Roger Federer 2003 Netpro Rookie year Tennis cards
$5.99

Rare 2013 Ace Authentic Grand Slam Heros Roger Federer Autograph card #2 3
$499.00

8 Roger Federer Rookie year Tennis cards
$6.19

2013 Ace Roger Federer Autographed tennis card #7 13
$195.00

3 Allen Ginter's World Champions 2012 Boxes Brand New Cards Roger Federer Palmer
$13.00

Roger Federer 2 3 Auto 2013 Leaf Ace Authentic Grand Slam National Pride Blue
$1,077.95
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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

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Roger Federer Signed Ace Authentic Card
$50.00

Roger Federer Signed 2003 Netpro Tennis Player Card PSA 83586411
$149.00

Roger Federer 2003 NetPro Elite #E3 Signed Auto PSA DNA ENCAPSULATED
$169.99

ROGER FEDERER 2006 ACE AUTHENTIC SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED CARD #21 SGC SLABBED
$149.95

ROGER FEDERER 2008 ACE AUTHENTIC SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED CARD #RG14 JSA CERTIFIED
$169.95

ROGER FEDERER 2003 NETPRO ROOKIE SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED CARD #157 JSA SLABBED
$199.95

Roger Federer Signed 16x20 Photo Custom Framed Steiner COA Ltd Ed of 50 Auto
$521.55

Roger Federer Signed Framed 20x22 2009 French Open Collage Steiner
$165.00

Roger Federer Signed Autographed PSA DNA US Open Tennis Auto Net Pro 83529285
$99.00

Roger Federer Signed Autograph FRAMED Photo STEINER COA
$419.90

ROGER FEDERER AUTHENTIC SIGNED 24X30 TENNIS LITHO AUTOGRAPHED PSA DNA #I11901
$249.99

ROGER FEDERER SIGNED AUTOGRAPH 8X10 PHOTO JSA
$149.00

Roger Federer Signed Autographed PSA DNA US Open Tennis Auto W94689
$99.00

Roger Federer Signed Autographed PSA DNA US Open Tennis Auto Netpro 83710746
$99.00

Roger Federer 2012 Signed Autographed PSA DNA US Open Tennis Auto 83710749
$99.00

ROGER FEDERER - Tennis Champion - Signed 2003 Netpro # 11 - PSA DNA AUTHENTIC
$143.99
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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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