Among the all period greats in professional rugby, he collection the profession record for total grand slams by being successful 18, including 7 Wimbledon game titles. He was rated #1 in the Association of Rugby Experts for 237 weeks inside a row from 2004 to 2008. Developing up close to the edges of Germany and France, he discovered four dialects and performed badminton and golf ball. He set a fantastic record from 2004, by contending in the semi-finals of 23 consecutive main tournaments. He earned a yellow metal medal in doubles competition alongside Stan Wawrinka in the 2008 Olympics. He wedded Mirka Vavrinec in ’09 2009 and collectively that they had twin daughters called Charlene and Myla and two sons called Lenny and Leo. He defeat Pete Sampras in the 4th circular at Wimbledon in 2001, as Sampras’s profession was starting to fade and Federer’s was simply taking off.
Full Name Roger Federer
Date Of Birth August 8, 1981
Place Of Birth Basel, Switzerland
Height 1.85 m
Weight 85 kg
Profession Tennis Player
Nationality Swiss, South African
Spouse Mirka Federer
Children Lenny Federer, Myla Rose Federer, Charlene Riva Federer, Leo Federer
Awards Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsman of the Year, Best Male Tennis Player ESPY Award, BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year, Best International Athlete ESPY Award
Nominations Best Game ESPY Award, Best Record-Breaking Performance ESPY Award, Teen Choice Award for Choice Male Athlete, Milliyet Sports Award for World Athlete of the Year, Best Comeback Athlete ESPY Award
TV Shows London 2012 Olympics, Open Access
Star Sign Leo
His 2014 Wimbeldon loss to Novak Djokavic marked two full years without a grand slam victory, the longest winless stretch of his career.
His 2009 Wimbledon final defeat of American Andy Roddick (5-7 7-6 (8-6) 7-6 (7-5) 3-6 16-14) lasted a record 77 games over a period of 4 hours and 16 minutes. Federer's loss to Rafael Nadal the previous year consumed 4 hours and 48 minutes of play, to date (2009), the longest men's singles final in Wimbledon history.
Twin daughters, Charlene Riva and Myla Rose, born on July 23, 2009.
Was coached by Swedish Peter Lundgren for 7 years.
Announced on his web site that he married girlfriend Mirka Vavrinec in a small ceremony in his hometown. The couple are expecting their first child in the Fall. (11 April 2009).
Beaten by Rafael Nadal 6-1, 6-3, 6-0 at the 2008 French Open, the worst defeat by a Slam winner in a Slam final since John McEnroe defeated Jimmy Connors, 6-1, 6-1, 6-2 at the 1984 Wimbledon.
Shares the record of straight 5 Wimbledon titles (2003-2007), with Björn Borg (1976-1980).
In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated his earnings for the year to be $29 million.
Supporter of FC Basel and A.S. Roma.
Was coached by Australian Tony Roche from 2005 to 2008.
Was chosen Swiss Sportsman of the Year in 2003, 2004 and 2006; European Sportsman of the Year from 2004 to 2006; Laureus World Sportsman of The Year in 2005 and 2006 and "L'Equipe" Magazine's Champion of Champions in 2006 and 2007.
His favorite vacation locations are the Swiss mountains, Dubai and Maledives.
Plays squash and table tennis.
Speaks English, Swiss German, German and French.
Plays the piano.
After surpassing Jimmy Connors, he holds the all-time record for most consecutive weeks as top-ranked male player (February 2007).
Has won 17 Grand Slam titles in the men's singles competition, making him the first man to win at least three separate Grand Slam tournaments four times: Australian Open (2004, 2006, 2007 and 2010), French Open (2009), Wimbledon (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2012) and US Open (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008).
Born to Swiss-German Robert Federer and his South African wife Lynette, he has one older sister, Diana.