Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player. Many players and analysts have called him the greatest male tennis player of all time.
Federer was born on 8 August 1981 at the Basel Cantonal Hospital in Basel, Switzerland.
His father, Robert Federer, is Swiss, from Berneck, near the borders between Switzerland, Austria and Germany; and his mother, Lynette Federer, from Kempton Park, Gauteng, is a South African whose ancestors were Dutch and French Huguenots. Federer has one sibling, his older sister Diana, who is the mother of a set of twins. He holds both Swiss and South African citizenship.
Federer turned professional in 1998 and was continuously ranked in the top 10 from October 2002 to November 2016. He is currently ranked world No. 4 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).Federer has won 18 Grand Slam singles titles, the most in history for a male tennis player, and held the No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings for a record 237 consecutive weeks and a record total of 302 weeks. In majors, Federer has won seven Wimbledon titles, five Australian Open titles, five US Open titles and one French Open title.
He is among the eight men to capture a career Grand Slam. He has reached a record 28 men’s singles Grand Slam finals, including 10 in a row from the 2005 Wimbledon Championships to the 2007 US Open.Federer’s ATP tournament records include winning a record six ATP World Tour Finals and playing in the finals at all nine ATP Masters 1000 tournaments. He also won the Olympic gold medal in doubles with his compatriot Stan Wawrinka at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games and the Olympic silver medal in singles at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.
Federer is married to former Women’s Tennis Association player Mirka Vavrinec. He met her while both were competing for Switzerland in the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Vavrinec retired from the tour in 2002 because of a foot injury. They were married at Wenkenhof Villa in Riehen near Basel on 11 April 2009, surrounded by a small group of close friends and family. In July 2009, Mirka gave birth to identical twin girls, Myla Rose and Charlene Riva. The Federers had another set of twins in 2014, this time boys whom they named Leo and Lennart, called Lenny.
Age, Height & MeasurementsRoger Federer Age 37 years. Roger Federer's height 6 feet 0 inches (185 cm), weight 158 lbs (72 kg). Body measurements 38 - 30 - 14 and Zodiac Sign Leo.
|Roger Federer Bio|
|Famous As||Roger Federer|
|Birthday||August 8, 1981|
|Birth Place||Basel, Switzerland|
|Height||6 feet 0 inches (185 cm)|
|Weight||158 lbs (72 kg)|
|Body Measurements||38 - 30 - 14|
|Net Worth||$400 Million|
|Salary||$60-70 Million Per Year|
|Born Name||Roger Federer|
|Nickname||Fed-Ex (Federer Express)|
|Shoe Size||12 (US)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|School||Dropped out at the age of 16|
|Relationship With||Mirka Federer|
|Children||4 (Twin daughters and twin sons)|