Who is Roger Federer?
He is a Swiss professional tennis player who ranked No. 9 in the world by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He has won 20 Grand Slam men’s singles titles, a record shared with Spanish professional Rafael Nadal and Serbian Novak Djokovic. He is one of the top ten highest-paid athletes in any sport and ranked first among all athletes with $100 million (Rs 7,34.88 Cr) in endorsement income in 2020.
In 2011 he ranked No. 2 just behind South African revolutionary, statesman and philanthropist Nelson Mandela but ahead of American business magnate, software developer, investor, author, Bill Gates, American business magnate, industrial designer, investor, and media proprietor Steve Jobs, American talk show host, television producer, actress, author, and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey and Irish singer-songwriter Bono.
In July 2016, he ranked No. 1 in the list for the most recognizable people in Switzerland, surpassing personalities such as German-born one of the greatest physicists of all time Albert Einstein and folk hero of Switzerland William Tell.
In January 2017, he was named the Most Marketable Sports Person for 2016 by researchers of the London School of Marketing. Federer earned £49.2 million (Rs 4,98.08 Cr) in endorsements and sponsorships.
In December 2019, his face will be on the 20-franc coin and in May 2020, the official mint of the Swiss Confederation Swissmint issued a Federer 50-franc gold coin featuring a different design.
On 29th May 2020 he topped Forbes‘ 2020 List of the World’s Highest-Paid Athletes with $106.3 million (Rs 7,81.12 Cr) in total earnings from salary, winnings and endorsements. He appears every year on this list, inside the top-10 or top-5, but never on the top spot before.
|Real Name||Roger Federer|
|Nicknames||El Reloj Suizo, King Roger, The Mighty Federer”, Fed Express, Ninja Federer, Swiss Maestro, JesusFed, Rog.|
|Birth Place||Basel, Switzerland|
|Date of Birth||8th August 1981|
|Source of Income||Professional tennis player & Brand Endorsement.|
|Age||40 years. (As of 2021).|
|Father’s name||Robert Federer.|
|Mother’s name||Lynette Federer|
|Siblings||An older sister, Diana|
|Height||6 feet 1 inches /185 Cm.|
|Weight||85 Kg / 187 Lbs.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Marital Status||Married on 11th April 2009.|
|Wife||Swiss former professional tennis player Miroslava “Mirka” Federer.|
|Children’s||In 2009, they gave birth to identical twin girls. He had another pair of identical twins in 2014, this time boys.|
|Profession||Professional Tennis Player.|
|Playing Style||Right-handed (one-handed backhand).|
|Career Records (Singles)||1251–275 (82.0%)|
|Career Titles (Singles)||103 (2nd in the Open Era)|
|Career Highest ranking (singles)||No. 1 (2nd February 2004)|
|Current ranking (Singles)||No. 9 (12 July 2021)|
|Grand Slam Results (Singles)|
|Australian Open||W (2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2017, 2018)|
|French Open||W (2009)|
|Wimbledon||W (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2017).|
|US Open||W (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008).|
|Grand Slam Results (Doubles)|
|Career Records||131–92 (58.7%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 24 (9th June 2003)|
|Australian Open||3R (2003)|
|French Open||1R (2000)|
|US Open||3R (2002)|
|Prize Money||$ 130,594,339 (Rs 9,58.88 Cr).|
|Favourite Tennis player||Martina Hingis.|
|Olympic debut||At Sydney in 2000.|
|Endorsements||He is endorsed by the Japanese clothing company Uniqlo.|
Swiss companies Nationale Suisse Credit Suisse, Rolex, Lindt, Sunrise, and Jura Elektroapparate.
In 2010, his endorsement by Mercedes-Benz.
|Monthly Income||$ 74,83,150.30(Rs 54,94,46,255)|
|Yearly Income||$ 8,97,97,803.72 (Rs 6,59,33,55,066)|
|Net Worth||$ 450 million (Rs 33,04.59 Cr).|
|Last Updated||October 2021.|
He was born on 8 August 1981 in Basel, is a city in northwestern Switzerland on the River Rhine. His father Robert Federer is from Berneck & his mother Lynette Federer is from Kempton Park, Gauteng, in South Africa. He has one older sister, Diana.
He entered the top 100 rankings for the first time on 20 September 1999 and started at the 1999 Marseille Open defeating the reigning champion of the 1998 French Open, Spaniard Carlos Moyá. His international breakthrough came at the 2001 Wimbledon Championships, where the 19-year-old Federer faced the four-time defending champion and all-time Grand Slam leader American former world No. 1 Pete Sampras.
He won his first Grand Slam singles title at Wimbledon, beating American Andy Roddick in the semifinals and Australian retired tennis player Mark Philippoussis in the final. In 2004, Federer won three Grand Slam singles titles for the first time in his career and became the first person to do so since Swedish Mats Wilander in 1988.
The 2006 season was the best season for his career. In November 2011, ranked his 2006 season as statistically the second-best season of all time during the Open Era, behind Australian former tennis player Rod Laver’s Grand Slam year of 1969.
In 2007, he reached all four Grand Slam singles finals, winning three of them again. He won the Australian Open without dropping a set, beating Chilean former professional Fernando González in the final. This made him the first man in the 21st century to accomplish the feat, as Swedish former Björn Borg at the 1980 French Open was the last to win a Grand Slam tournament.
He entered the 2009 season with 13 Grand Slams, only one behind Pete Sampras’ record.
At the 2010 French Open, Federer won his 700th tour match and 150th tour match on clay. The year 2011 was a lean year for him, although great by most player’s standards. He was defeated in straight sets in the semifinals of the 2011 Australian Open by eventual champion Serbian Novak Djokovic.
He then moved on to the 2012 Indian Wells Masters, where he defeated Rafael Nadal in the semifinals and American professional John Isner in the final.
He made the final of the Canadian Open but was defeated by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. He defeated Spain’s David Ferrer in three sets to capture his sixth Cincinnati crown and 22nd ATP Masters title, his first in Cincinnati since 2012.
He made his comeback at the 2016 Monte-Carlo Masters, losing in the quarterfinals to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in three sets. He then participated in the Internazionali BNL d’Italia where he lost in the third round to Austrian professional Dominic Thiem.
At the 2019 Australian Open, entering as the two-time defending champion. He defeated Uzbek professional Denis Istomin, British professional Dan Evans, and American Taylor Fritz to reach the fourth round, where he faced Greek professional Stefanos Tsitsipas. He next played at the 2019 Cincinnati Masters and reached the third round where he lost in straight sets to Russian Andrey Rublev. At the 2019 Shanghai Masters, he defeated Belgian David Goffin in straight sets to reach the quarterfinal. However, he lost the quarterfinal to German professional Alexander Zverev in three sets.
He then played in the Björn Borg group at the 2019 ATP Finals wherein in the round-robin, he lost his opening match to Dominic Thiem in straight sets but beat Italian professional Matteo Berrettini and Djokovic in straight sets to qualify for the semifinals. He then lost the semifinal to Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets. In his Miami Open 2019 campaign Canadian professional tennis player Denis Shapovalov was defeated by veteran champions; Auger-Aliassime by defending champion John Isner, and he by eventual champion Roger Federer in their first singles match.
He started his 2020 season at the 2020 Australian Open. He reached the semifinals after straight-sets wins over American Steve Johnson and Serbian professional Filip Krajinović, a five-set win over Australian professional John Millman and a four-set win over Hungarian Márton Fucsovics.
On 15th August 2021, he announced that he underwent another knee surgery after a further injury during the grass-court season. Russian tennis star Daniil Medvedev entered the US Open as the world number 5 and one of the leading contenders to end the dominant streak of Djokovic, Nadal and Roger Federer at Grand Slam tournaments.
Grand Slam Tournament (Single)
Grand Slam Tournament (Double)
He married former Women’s Tennis Association player Miroslava They were married at Wenkenhof Villa in Riehen near Basel on 11th April 2009. In 2009, they gave birth to identical twin girls. He had another pair of identical twins in 2014, this time boys.
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Social Media Portfolio
This tennis legend has 12.7 million followers on Twitter, 8.6 million followers on Instagram 33.1K subscribers on his Youtube Channel & 18M followers follow him on his Facebook page in the World as of October 2021.
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Roger Federer height.
6 feet 1 inches /185 Cm.