Roger Federer

Birth date 8 Aug 1981 (35 years)
Nationality Switzerland Switzerland

Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player who was born on August 8, 1981 in Oberwil, Switzerland. He is currently the World’s No. 3 tennis player with a total of 16 tennis titles in the single men’s division which includes his recent victory at the July 2009 Wimbledon tournament. He currently has six Wimbledon titles, four at the Australian Open, five U.S. Open titles, and one at the French Open.

He started playing tennis at a very young age of six and learned to love the sport as kept on playing. He was also into the sport of soccer but later on concentrated on playing tennis along with his membership at the “Old Boys” tennis club in him hometown. And from 1991 to 1995, he was trained and was carefully handled by Australian Peter Carter.

Before playing professional tennis, he became the Swiss Junior Tennis champion at the age of 14. Two years after, on July 1996, he became the ITF World Junior Tennis champion. He then turned professional in 1998.

This 30 year-old tennis champ is described as versatile because of his strong and fluid plays in all types of courts. He basically plays from a baseline but can also smash balls at the net. He delivers a great forehand and an excellent single-handed backhand. His playing style is well recognized by prominent tennis players such as Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe.

In his personal life, he and his wife, Mirka, is now enjoying the company of their twin girls, Myla Rose and Charlene Riva, whom they welcomed on July 23, 2009.

While Federer was hailed for a long time for being ranked at the top, his rivalry with Nadal cost him his top rank, and eventually with the “trivalry” with Djokovic in the scenario, Federer fell to the No. 3 spot. Recently, his injuries have hampered his ability to play, even causing him to back out of the Shanghai Masters in 2011.

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  • Profile image - about 3 years ago

    nice articles

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  • Profile image - over 3 years ago

    It was always so great to watch the Australian Open thoetger with you guys! I really miss you so much!!!!!This year I nearly couldn`t watch the games, because we still havenc2b4t got a TV at our new pleace. But my computerspecialist fixed the problem! To be able to follow the match, I need to sit on the floor, quite close to the laptop.If I could, I would come over to your place itc2b4s much more comfortable and fun too!!

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  • Profile image - over 4 years ago

    Many more Happy Birthdays to come Roger! You are simply the best, the gentleman all the way , tennis and what not! All the best to you and your family.

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  • Profile image nareshmodina001 - about 5 years ago

    Hiii rojer u r a great plyer in tennis.... I like u very much.... I hope u will win few more grandslams..... Try to get your first place by beating zacovich u can do man i know that make it fast...........

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