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Born : August 8, 1981

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Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player widely considered the greatest player of all time. By the time he was eleven years of age, Federer was among the Top 3 junior tennis players in Switzerland. His professional debut came in 1998, and he knocked out the reigning champion Pete Sampras in the fourth round at the 2001 Wimbledon. Federer became the first Swiss man to win a Grand Slam title when he won the Wimbledon 2003 singles trophy. He is ranked World number 2 by the ATP as of March 2013. Federer owns several men's world records of the Open Era: holding the number 1 position for 302 weeks overall with a 237-consecutive-week stretch at the top from 2004–2008; winning 17 Grand Slam singles titles; reaching the finals of each Grand Slam tournament at least five times (an all-time record); and reaching the Wimbledon final eight times. In 2006, Federer won the Australian Open, his fourth successive Wimbledon singles title and his third successive U.S. Open. He is one of seven men, and one of four in the Open Era, to capture the career Grand Slam, and one of three (with Andre Agassi and Rafael Nadal) to do so separately on clay, grass, and hard courts. Federer also shares the Open Era record for most Grand Slam titles at the Australian Open with Agassi (4 titles), at Wimbledon with Pete Sampras (7 titles) and at the US Open with Jimmy Connors and Sampras (5 titles). Federer's ATP tournament records include winning six ATP World Tour Finals, playing in the finals at all nine ATP Masters 1000 tournaments, and, matching Agassi, winning seven of those at least once. In 2012, Federer defeated Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon semifinal and Andy Murray in the final to become the Wimbledon 2012 champion for his seventh Wimbledon win. This victory helped Federer gain back the No. 1 spot. Federer has appeared in 24 men's Grand Slam finals and participated in 18 of 19 finals from the 2005 Wimbledon Championships through to the 2010 Australian Open. Besides the titles, the medals and the trophies, Roger Federer has won the ATPWorldTour.com Fans' Favorite Award a record nine times straight (2003–2011), the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award (voted for by the players) a record seven times (2004–2009, 2011), the Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of the Year Award in 2006 and the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year for a record four consecutive years (2005-2008).

Roger Federer Latest News & Articles

Australian Open 2018: Men's Day 6 review
Australian Open 2018: Men's Day 6 review
A quick look at all the men's results from Day 6 of Australian Open 2018.
Federer keeps hunt for Slam number 20 on track
Federer keeps hunt for Slam number 20 on track
Defending champion Roger Federer continued his dominance over Richard Gasquet.
Australian Open 2018: Men's Day 4 review
Australian Open 2018: Men's Day 4 review
A quick look at the Men's results from Day 4 of Australian Open 2018.
Federer requested night match to avoid Melbourne scorcher
Federer requested night match to avoid Melbourne scorcher
On a day which saw temperatures around the 40°C mark, Roger Federer was granted his request to play at night.
Fans accuse Roger Federer of "sexism" for stunt during mixed doubles match
Fans accuse Roger Federer of "sexism" for stunt during mixed doubles match
In tennis fans' eyes, Federer can do no wrong. But he may have upset a few with this stunt.
Australian Open 2018: Men's Day 2 Review
Australian Open 2018: Men's Day 2 Review
Day 2 saw the defending champion, Roger Federer, and returning Novak Djokovic, in action.
Australian Open Day 2 Diary: Novak Djokovic sizzles on return; Roger Federer makes easy work of Aljaz Bedene
Australian Open Day 2 Diary: Novak Djokovic sizzles on return; Roger Federer makes easy work of Aljaz Bedene
A round up of the day's action from down under.
Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer makes the crowd laugh after baby cries, watch video
Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer makes the crowd laugh after baby cries, watch video
Federer showed his funny side during his first round clash with Aljaz Bedene on Tuesday
Australian Open 2018, Day 2: Federer, Djokovic, Sharapova, and more
Australian Open 2018, Day 2: Federer, Djokovic, Sharapova, and more
A quick look at the things that transpired on Day 2 of the Australian Open 2018.
Sporting greats who are rivals on the field but share an unbreakable bond off it
Sporting greats who are rivals on the field but share an unbreakable bond off it
There exists a unique bond between these 'rivals'
Cristiano Ronaldo and Roger Federer among nominees for Laureus Sports Awards
Cristiano Ronaldo and Roger Federer among nominees for Laureus Sports Awards
Real Madrid has also been nominated for the Team of the Year award.
The King of Clay vs the Champion of Grass
The King of Clay vs the Champion of Grass
The epic Battle of surfaces happened between Roger Federer & Rafael Nadal where one side of the court was grass & other was clay!
Australian Open 2018: Breaking down the chances of the top players at the Melbourne Park
Australian Open 2018: Breaking down the chances of the top players at the Melbourne Park
Gauging the chances of the top contenders at the Australian Open and possible clashes as per the draw.
Australian Open: Roger Federer pits arch-rivals Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic as title favourites
Australian Open: Roger Federer pits arch-rivals Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic as title favourites
Roger Federer plays down his chances of winning the Australian Open.
Roger Federer and The Rock engage in a hilarious Twitter exchange
Roger Federer and The Rock engage in a hilarious Twitter exchange
Federer and The Rock's Twitter exchange was incredibly fun.
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