Height: 6′ 1″ (183 cm)
Weight: 85 kg (187 lbs)
Being ranked as world no. 2 tennis player by the Association of Tennis Professionals, Roger Federer is regarded by many fans, commentators and players as one of the greatest tennis players of all time.
He still holds records of the Open Era holding no. 1 position during 302 weeks, winning 17 Grand Slam singles titles, reaching Grand Slam final at least 5 times and reaching the final of Wimbledon 9 times. He has also won a record 6 ATP World Tour Finals and the greatest prize money of all the players in the history.
He is a numerous winner of the Olympic Games and many other awards.
He managed to reach all this due to his endless trainings and an inborn talent. He was raised in the Swiss family, though his parents had ancestors from a number of other countries. He has got a sibling sister. Living close to the German and French borders he can fluently speak English, German and French. Roger used to be a fan of football and as a child played basketball and badminton. He turned professional 1998 and every year was getting higher in his career ladder.
His playing style is right handed and he looks up to two tennis idols such as Boris Becker and Stefan Edberg. His breakthrough was at the beginning of 2000s. Roger Federer has won the first title in 1999 on the Challenger tour and the 2001 Hopman Cup together with Martina Hingis.
Nowadays apart from being King Roger on the tennis court, he is a handsome young man with brown eyes and hair. He met his spouse Mirka Federer in 2009. They married at Wenkenhof Villa in Riehen near Basel in the circle of close friends and family. Today he is a happy father of four children (two twin girls and boys).
Federer is called one of the highest earning athletes of the world and is second on Forbes World’s Highest Paid Athletes list. He earns 40-50 million euros per year including prize money and endorsements from famous firms. His Net Worth is said to comprise more than $300 million, but he never forgets about charity. Roger established the foundation with his name to help disadvantaged children promoting their education and sports. He also helped the victims of tsunami in India, Haity earthquake and the Queensland floods and still raises money to support educational programs in Africa.
Little did people know that this professional tennis player is a good friend of Tiger Woods. He fancies playing the piano and squash and supports FC Basel and AS Roma.
Roger is also keen on golf, skiing, playing cars, Playstation, listening to music (AC/DC or Lenny Kravitz) and spending time with friends. His favorite vocation locations are Dubai, Maldives and the Swiss Mountains.
2015 also became a significant year for Roger as he has got his 1000th career win. Today nobody will deny that Roger Federer is still a star of tennis and a celebrity being a face of many well-known companies. He manages to combine a fantastic career, family life and fame. He is a man to follow and take the example.