Roger Federer
Childhood and early life
professional career
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Roger Federer

1. Roger Federer


2. History

Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player who
is currently ranked world No. 2 in men's singles tennis
by the Association of Tennis
Professionals (ATP).Federer has won 19 Grand Slam
singles titles, the most in history for a male tennis
player and has held the world No. 1 spot in the ATP
rankings for a record total of 302 weeks, including a
record 237 consecutive weeks. After turning
professional in 1998, he was continuously ranked in the
top ten from October 2002 to November 2016 and
has finished year-end Top 2 a record 11 times.

3. Childhood and early life

• Federer was born in Basel, Switzerland. His father, Robert Federer,
is Swiss-German, from Berneck , in the Canton of St. Gallen ; and
his mother, Lynette Federer (née Durand), from Kempton
Park, Gauteng. Federer's mother is descended
from Dutch and French Huguenots. Federer has one sibling, his
older sister Diana, who is the mother of a set of twins. Since his
mother is South African, he holds both Swiss and South African
citizenship. He grew up in nearby Birsfelden, Riehen, and
then Münchenstein, close to the French and German borders and
speaks Swiss German, Standard German, English and French
fluently, as well as functional Italian and Swedish, Swiss German
being his native language. Federer served as a ball boy at his
hometown Basel tournament, the Swiss Indoors, in 1992 and 1993.

4. professional career

• Swiss extended all-time record with 18th and 19th Grand Slam titles at Aus. Open (d. Nadal)
and Wimbledon (d. Cilic)...Set all-time record with 8th Wimbledon title and Open Era record
with 91st Wimbledon win. Joined Borg in 1976 as only Wimbledon champs to not drop set in
Open Era. Second Grand Slam won without losing a set (2007 Aus. Open)...Became 2nd-oldest
Grand Slam champion in Open Era at 35 behind Ken Rosewall at 1971 and 1972 Aus.
Open...Beat Berdych, Nishikori, Wawrinka and Nadal at Aus. Open to become 1st Grand Slam
champion to post 4 Top 10 wins since Wilander at 1982 Roland Garros.Victories over Nishikori,
Wawrinka and Nadal all came in 5 sets...Lost 7 sets en route to Aus. Open title, tied for most by
Slam champion since Kuerten’s 8 at 1997 Roland Garros...As No. 17, lowest-ranked Slam
champion and 1st with 3 five-set wins since No. 44 Gaudio at 2004 Roland Garros...Did not
drop a set en route to record-tying 5th ATP Masters 1000 Indian Wells title (d. Nadal in 4R and
Wawrinka)...Saved 2 MPs vs Berdych, edged Kyrgios in 3 TBs, then defeated Nadal to win 3rd
ATP Masters 1000 Miami title...Earned 5th straight win over No . 1


• Nadal in Shanghai final for 350th ATP Masters 1000 and 700th hard-court victory...Oldest
player in history to win an ATP Masters 1000 title, surpassing 34-year-old Agassi at 2004
Cincinnati...Captured 9th title in 11th final at Halle (d. A. Zverev) and 8th title in 13th final at
Basel (d. del Potro)...Earned 1,100th win at Halle and 95th title at Basel. Trails only Connors
in both categories (1,256 wins; 109 titles)....Won 16 straight matches and career-high 32
straight sets at Halle, Wimbledon and ATP Masters 1000 Montreal...Improved to 17-0 vs
Ferrer en route to ATP Masters 1000 Montreal final (l. to A. Zverev)...Also improved to 17-0
vs Youzhny, 13-0 vs Lopez and 12-0 vs Kohlschreiber at US Open (l. to del Potro in
QF)...Broke tie with Agassi and qualified for record 15th Nitto ATP Finals, where he holds
record 6 titles...Fell to Donskoy in Dubai 2R after holding 3 MPs and Haas in Stuttgart 2R
after holding 1 MP...Did not play from April 3 through June 13. Also withdrew from ATP
Masters 1000s at Cincinnati and Paris


I think Roger Federer is the greatest tennis player of the modern
era and overall second only to the great Rod Laver if we
consider the entire history of tennis.

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