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Roger Federer Biography

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

Laver Cup all set to beguile the tennis world!
Laver Cup all set to beguile the tennis world!
How Laver Cup promises to bring a welcome change to the Tennis landscape at the end of the calendar year.
DSPORT acquires exclusive India Broadcast Rights for New Premier Tennis Tournament, Laver Cup
DSPORT acquires exclusive India Broadcast Rights for New Premier Tennis Tournament, Laver Cup
Inaugural edition to feature legends and current ATP leaders Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.
The never ending Greatest of All Time debate in tennis
The never ending Greatest of All Time debate in tennis
The Greatest Tennis players the world has ever seen.
Fedal- A love affair
Fedal- A love affair
Rivalry? Are you sure?
Federer, Nadal and the return of the old World Order in Tennis
Federer, Nadal and the return of the old World Order in Tennis
Spanning over a decade, Federer & Nadal for a staggering 4th time pocket all 4 slams in the year. A trip down memory lane
A heart of a Roger Federer fan, fragile yet strong!
A heart of a Roger Federer fan, fragile yet strong!
Roger Federer's exit from the U.S.Open and what it meant for a vehement fan of his. Thoughts straight from the heart of a Federer fan, me.
Juan Martin Del Potro: The People's Champion
Juan Martin Del Potro: The People's Champion
A fan's ode and insight to the popularity of Gentle Giant Del Potro
5 biggest obstacles to a Fedal showdown at US Open 2017
5 biggest obstacles to a Fedal showdown at US Open 2017
Who could stop us from witnessing the first Federer-Nadal matchup in the US Open?
ATP Acapulco: Rafael Nadal confirmed for 2018, Roger Federer in talks     
ATP Acapulco: Rafael Nadal confirmed for 2018, Roger Federer in talks     
Rafa has been a regular at this tournament and finished as the runner-up to Sam Querrey this year.
10 amazing facts about Roger Federer
10 amazing facts about Roger Federer
Everyone knows that Federer has won 19 Grand Slams. Here is a list of things people do not know about the Swiss legend.
In Roger Federer we believe
In Roger Federer we believe
Roger Federer's impossible achievements in 2017 have made us wonder whether he can also slay White Walkers and walk on water.
Roger Federer’s tryst with Wimbledon is the gift that never stops giving
Roger Federer’s tryst with Wimbledon is the gift that never stops giving
A tribute to Federer's rise on the professional tour, his success at Wimbledon, and his remarkable 2017.
Fretting over Fedal: Are we prepared for the day when Federer and Nadal stop enthralling the world with their magic?
Fretting over Fedal: Are we prepared for the day when Federer and Nadal stop enthralling the world with their magic?
Federer and Nadal haven't really conquered time, despite what their recent successes suggest.
Roger Federer, the fairytale man
Roger Federer, the fairytale man
Roger Federer has made yet another fairytale come true with his Wimbledon triumph, and we're running out of superlatives.
Federer qualifies for ATP Finals for record 15th time
Federer qualifies for ATP Finals for record 15th time
Tennis Wimbledon London, Britain July 16, 2017 Switzerlands Roger Federer poses with the trophy as he celebrates winni ...
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