Roger Federer

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  • Birth Name: Roger Federer
  • Birth Place: Basel, Switzerland
  • Profession: Tennis player
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Fast Facts

  • Speaks German, French and English fluently.
  • Won his first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon in 2003.
  • Cofounded the Roger Federer Foundation, which funds projects for disadvantaged children, in 2003.
  • Started RF Cosmetics in October 2003.
  • UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.
  • Broke Jimmy Connor's record for consecutive weeks as the No. 1 male tennis player in the world in 2007 with 161 weeks.
  • Became the first living person to be depicted on a Swiss postage stamp in 2007.
  • Won a gold medal at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing in men's doubles, with Stanislas Wawrinka.
  • In 2011, placed second to Nelson Mandela as the world's most trusted and respected personality, according to a global study by Leader RepTrak.
  • Won Wimbledon for a seventh time in 2012 (tying Pete Sampras for most wins ever at the event), beating Andy Murray; a month later, at the 2012 Olympics in London, Murray prevailed in the finals over Federer, who took home a silver medal.
  • Scored his 1,000th career win in 2015.

Relationships

  • Leo Federer — Son
  • Miroslava Varinec — Wife
  • Robert Federer — Father
  • Charlene Riva Federer — Daughter
  • Lynette Federer — Mother
  • Diana Federer — Sister
  • Myla Rose Federer — Daughter
  • Lenny Federer — Son

Details

  • Birth Name: Roger Federer
  • Birth Place: Basel, Switzerland
  • Profession: Tennis player