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Roger Federer

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About Roger Federer

Last update: February, 2017

Roger Federer is a Swiss tennis player, considered by many specialists and sports publications the best tennis player in history. The famous tennis player Federer has 17 Grand Slam titles and holds the record for most weeks in the first position in the ranking of top players by the Association of Tennis Professionals, ATP.

The winner Roger Federer was born on August 8, 1981 in Binningen (Switzerland) and with only three years old he started playing tennis with a random racquet given to him. In 2001 he gets his first major by winning the final of the tournament in Milan, also taking control of the title of the Sydneytournament the following year. The international fame arrives in 2003 by winning Wimbledon and staying in second place in the ATP ranking. In 2004 Roger Federer ended the year as number one in the world by winning the Australia Open, the US Open and again at Wimbledon. In 2006, Federer won 12 tournaments and a year later won every match he played without losing a set.

In 2008, Roger Federer gets in his fifth US Open and the Gold Medal at the Beijing Games and in 2009 he devoted himself as a tennis legend by becoming the player with most Grand Slam tournaments win, with 15 trophies, then he expand it to 17. Also, the famous tennis player made himself with the prestigious Laureus World Sportsmen of the year award for 4 consecutive years. In 2010 he made his fourth Open of Australia and a year later the gates of Roland Garros remained closed after losing the final against Rafa Nadal, his eternal rival. The following season he obtained the Silver Medal at the Olympic Games in London. Since that year, Federer has not won a Grand Slam, falling always defeated by the famous Serbian tennis player Novak Djockovik.

The famous tennis player met his wife, Mirka Federer in 2000, also a tennis player, and in 2009 their daughters were born, twins Myla Rose and Charlene Riva. Six years later they would have twins at birth again, their children Leo and Lenny.