Roger Federer is a All-time greatest Tennis Player in the Open Era. He won the silver medal in the London Olympics and Gold medallist in doubles. He is the top earning players in the open era he secured second places for all time earnings as well. Roger Federer is born on August 8th in 1981 . He is from Basel, Switzerland. He has won a record of 20 Grand Slam Titles and the most in the history of Tennis. Federer turned into professional in 1998 and he was continuously ranked top 10 from October 2002 to November 2016. And he holds the record of World no 1 spot in the ATP ranking for 310 weeks and consecutive for 237 weeks. He completed his Career Grand Slam in 2009. Swiss Government has awarded with one-franc Stamp of extraordinary career of Swiss star Roger Federer has been issued by the Swiss post, he is the first living person to receive the honour. Roger Federer has a wide popularity through the world wide, that’s why he has been called as a Living Legend. Most of player’s and analyst have considered as he is the greatest tennis player of all time. Roger Federer served as a ball boy at his hometown Basel tournament the Swiss indoors in 1992 and 1993.
Roger Federer started playing at the age of 8. His parents are Mother is Lynette and Father is Robert and he has a one sister Diana. His idols are Boris Becker and Stefan Edberg and Pete Sampras.Roger Federer married his friend and his partner Mirka Vavrinec . They both are in dating for more than eight years they got married on 2009.
The couple have four children two sets of twins. They are Myla and Charlene born on July 23rd in 2009 and Leo and Lenny born on May 6th in 2014. Roger Federer’s lucky number is also 8. He started the Roger Federer Foundation in 2003 which has invested over 28.5 millions in educational programs in Africa and Switzerland reaching out to 650,000 Childrens.
The playing style of Roger Federer is all-court game and versatile style of play involve exceptional footwork and and shot making. Effective both as base-liner and a volleyer, and his apparent effortlessness and efficient movement on the Court.
Awards and Rewards:
Federer has won the record of eight Wimbledon’s title and six Australian open and 5 US open titles and One French open title.
He has a record of appearance of semi-finals and quarter finals and finals in the all Grand Slam tournaments.
Roger Federer has also own a record of Six ATP Finals, 27 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles and record of 21 ATP world tour 500 titles.
Has 99 Career singles titles, which is the 2nd most in the Open era just behind Connors and just ahead of Ivan Lendl.
He has been awarded as Swiss Athlete of the year for six times, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2012, 2014.
Won the US open sportsmanship award in 2014.
Named most marketable Sports person of 2016.