Born on August 8, 1981 to Rober Federer and Lynette Federer, Rober Federer is a Swiss tennis player. The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) has ranked him world No.3. His achievements in professional tennis led him to be considered as the best tennis player of all time by tennis pundits.
Federer is famous for his fluid performance, blazing fast speed and exceptional shot making. His exceptional footwork, power-packed smashes, and superb techniques not just led him create history but to win matches. He held recorded no. 1 position for up to 302 weeks from 2004 to 2008. From 2003 to 2010, he remained in top 2 Position for up to eight consequent years, from 2003 to 2008. He remained at top 3 from 2003 to 2012. He is one of the 7 tennis players worldwide to have Grand Slam. In addition, he received up to 17 Grand Slam titles. He also received Olympic silver medal for singles and gold medal for doubles.
Full Name: Roger Federer
Date of Birth: 8 August 1981
Marital status: Married
Occupation: Tennis Player
Net Worth: $290 Million
Height: 6′ 1″ (1.85 m)
Source of Income: Professional Tennis
Hobbies: Friends, PlayStation, Playing cards, music, sports (Soccer, Golf, Skiing)
As a professional, he played his first match in Gstaad, Switzerland against Lucas Arnold Ker that he lost. Despite being established in amateur tennis, it took time and skills to witness the success in his professional tennis career. After a few losses, he defeated American contenders, Jan-Michael Gambill and Monica Seles in 2001 alongside Martina Hingis. Thereafter, he defeated Julien Boutter and recorded his first singles victory at the Milan Indoor Tournament.
He left no stone unturned in displaying his power-packed performances and the series of his victories continued to bloom at the Wimbledon and French Open. His performance has truly amazed everyone at Wimbledon against Pete Sampras.
In Grand Slams 2012, he defeated Andy Murray and won the Wimbledon. He also played in different international tournaments like 2012 Dubai Tennis Championship, Davis Cup to represent Switzerland, Indian Wells Masters and ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament. He won silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Roger Federer was born to Lynette Federer (South African mother) and Rober Federer (Swiss father) at Basel, Switzerland. His mother belongs to a French and Dutch ancestry. Federer spend his childhood around the German and French border. This is why he is fluent in French, German and English. He started playing soccer and tennis in childhood and he is Roman Catholic by religion.
When he was young, Federer promised his family to make it big as everyone loved this game. By the age of 11, he was ranked at Top 3 Junior Tennis Players, Switzerland. He focused completely on tennis and left all other activities behind.