Roger Federer

Born Aug 8, 1981
Nationality Switzerland Switzerland
Nickname Maestro

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. 2 tennis player with a total of 97 tennis titles in the single men’s division which includes his recent victory at the July 2009 Wimbledon tournament. He currently has eight Wimbledon titles, six 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 36 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 two sets of identical twins, Myla Rose and Charlene Riva, identical twin girls born in 2009, and Leo and Lennart, identical twin boys born in 2014.

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  • Profile image 46x46 michael kors black friday sale 2013 - almost 7 years ago

    nice articles

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  • Profile image 46x46 Aleksandr - over 7 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 46x46 Fanny KLD - about 8 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 46x46 nareshmodina001 - almost 9 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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