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

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2012 Allen & Ginters Topps Roger Federer Game Used Memorabilia
$8.99
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ROGER FEDERER 2003 Net-Pro GLOSSY #G-11 RC *SGC 10 GEM MINT* TENNIS GREAT Rookie
$19.95
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lot of 10 2012 TOPPS Allen & Ginter ROGER FEDERER . MENS Tennis Champion ATP
$5.99
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9 Roger Federer tennis cards including Rookie Year
$5.59
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50 2003 Netpro Rookie Year Roger Federer tennis cards
$9.99
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2003 NET PRO NETPRO ROGER FEDERER RC 10CT ROOKIE CARD ALL TIME BEST
$11.99
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(100) ROGER FEDERER (red) 2003 NetPro ELITE Tennis LOT
$14.95
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Dual Roger Federer & Berankis US Open Memories Ace Authentic 2007 jersey swatch
$19.99
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Dual Roger Federer & Andy Roddick x 79 Ace Authentic 2008 GSM jersey swatch
$21.99
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Dual Roger Federer & Novak Djokovic x 79 Ace Authentic 2008 GSM jersey swatch
$21.99
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Roger Federer Ace Authentic 2007 Aces jersey swatch tennis
$12.99
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Roger Federer Ace Authentic 2005 Signature Series jersey swatch tennis
$14.99
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Ace Authentic Roger Federer Autograph card #14 19
$148.00
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NetPro 20th ROGER FEDERER AUTO Autograph #1 1 - ULTRA-RARE ROOKIE CARD!
$649.99
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2003 Netpro #90 Roger Federer PSA 10
$24.45
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10 Roger Federer tennis cards including Rookie Year
$5.59
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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

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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

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Roger Federer Signed Photograph

Active Listings for Roger Federer Signed Photographs

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06 Ace Grand Slam Center Court Stars Roger Federer Autograph Auto Signed Jersey
$338.00
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ROGER FEDERER & RAFAEL NADAL SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED TENNIS BALL ACE AUTHENTIC
$174.99
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Roger Federer Signed 16x20 Photo Custom Framed Steiner COA Ltd Ed of 50 Auto
$499.00
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Switzerland ROGER FEDERER SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 8x10 Photo Exact PROOF JSA K03504
$149.99
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Roger Federer JSA DNA BGS Signed Auto Autograph Slabbed Rolex Post Card Postcard
$99.99
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Roger Federer 3x5 Photo Signed Auto PSA DNA ENCAPSULATED
$169.99
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ROGER FEDERER 2006 ACE AUTHENTIC SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED CARD #18 SGC SLABBED
$119.96
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Roger Federer 2003 NETPRO Elite Major Match-Up signed autograph Card PSA Slabbed
$145.00
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PETE SAMPRAS & ROGER FEDERER SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED PENN TENNIS BALL PSA DNA K22343
$399.95
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ROGER FEDERER 2007 ACE AUTHENTIC SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED CARD #34 JSA CERTIFIED
$135.96
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ROGER FEDERER 2003 NETPRO INTERNATIONAL SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED CARD #11 JSA CERT.
$135.96
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ROGER FEDERER 2005 ACE AUTHENTIC SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED CARD #1 JSA CERTIFIED
$135.96
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ROGER FEDERER SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 8X10 PHOTO TENNIS LEGEND JSA CERTIFIED
$151.96
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Roger Federer 2003 Netpro Photo Card Signed Auto PSA DNA ENCAPSULATED
$169.99
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Roger Federer Signed 16x20 Photo Custom Framed Dubai Steiner COA Ltd Ed of 50
$529.00
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Roger Federer Signed Framed Collage Photo - STEINER SPORTS COA - Tennis Great
$350.00
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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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