Roger Federer

Born: August 8, 1981 (age 35)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Basel, Switzerland
Nationality: Switzerland Swiss

Current Rank (Mar 20): No. 6 (4,305 points)
Roger Federer celebrates after defeating Julien Benneteau during their third round match of the French Open on May 31, 2013
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Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2016
Result: Roger Federer grabs quarter-final spot in Miami Open with hard-fought win
Roger Federer battles to a straight-sets victory over Roberto Bautista-Agut to reach the quarter-finals of the Miami Open.
09:45
Tomas Berdych and his disgusting T-shirt in action at the French Open on May 28, 2016
Result: Tomas Berdych through to Miami Open quarter-finals in straight sets
Tomas Berdych is into the quarter-finals of the Miami Open after beating Adrian Mannarino 6-3 7-5, paving the way for a potential meeting with Roger Federer.
20:49
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer eases past Juan Martin del Potro in Miami
Roger Federer books his place in the fourth round of the Miami Open courtesy of a straight-sets victory over Juan Martin del Potro.
Mar 27, 21:42
Stanislas Wawrinka returns the ball to Albert Ramos-Vinolas at the French Open on June 1, 2016
Result: Stanislas Wawrinka reaches Miami Open third round after victory over Horacio Zeballos
Stanislas Wawrinka underlines his position as top seed at the Miami Open with a dominant display to beat Horacio Zeballos in just 65 minutes.
Mar 26, 12:57
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer maintains impressive form by overcoming Frances Tiafoe in Miami
Fourth seed Roger Federer beats Frances Tiafoe 7-6(2) 6-3 in the second round of the Miami Open to remain on course for back-to-back titles.
Mar 25, 21:11
Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger warms up during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Chicago Fire: 'Manchester United were reluctant to sell Bastian Schweinsteiger'
Chicago Fire general manager Nelson Rodriguez reveals that Manchester United were reluctant to lose Bastian Schweinsteiger before the German's move to the MLS.
Mar 21, 19:36
Dan Evans in action on day two of the Australian Open on January 19, 2016
Dan Evans, Kyle Edmund draw qualifiers at Miami Open
British pair Dan Evans and Kyle Edmund will both play qualifiers in the opening round of the Miami Open.
Mar 21, 13:11
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer lands fifth Indian Wells title
Roger Federer claims his fifth Indian Wells title after beating fellow Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka 6-4 7-5 in the final of the competition in California.
Mar 20, 09:15
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer sets up Swiss showdown with Stanislas Wawrinka at Indian Wells
Australian Open champion Roger Federer beats Jack Sock to reach the final at Indian Wells, where he will take on compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka.
Mar 18, 21:07
Jack Sock returns a forehand to Denis Kudla during the BB&T Atlanta Open at Atlantic Station on July 30, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Result: Jack Sock outlasts Kei Nishikori in Indian Wells quarter-finals
American Jack Sock moves through to the Indian Wells semi-finals with a three-set victory over Kei Nishikori.
Mar 18, 09:11
Nick Kyrgios in action at the French Open on May 27, 2016
Nick Kyrgios pulls out of Indian Wells quarter-final against Roger Federer
Nick Kyrgios is forced to pull out of his Indian Wells quarter-final against Roger Federer due to a suspected bout of food poisoning.
Mar 17, 17:56
Nick Kyrgios in action at the French Open on May 27, 2016
Result: Nick Kyrgios sets up Roger Federer clash after seeing off Novak Djokovic
Nick Kyrgios ends Novak Djokovic's 19-match winning streak at Indian Wells with a 6-4 7-6(3) victory in the BNP Paribas fourth round on Wednesday.
Mar 16, 09:31
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after defeating Leonardo Mayer of Argentina during their 2015 US Open Men's Singles round 1 match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 1, 2015
Result: Roger Federer blitzes past Rafael Nadal at Indian Wells
Roger Federer claims an emphatic 6-2 6-3 win over Rafael Nadal at the BNP Paribas Open and sets up an Indian Wells quarter-final with Nick Kyrgios.
Mar 16, 09:15
A collage of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at the 2014 Australian Open
Result: Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal to go head to head in last 16 at Indian Wells
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will go head to head in the fourth round at Indian Wells.
Mar 15, 09:17
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Andy Murray avoids star names in Indian Wells draw
World number one Andy Murray avoids the majority of the sport's big names in the draw for the Indian Wells Masters.
Mar 8, 16:11
Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts during his men's singles match against Italy's Andreas Seppi on day five of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 23, 2015
Result: Roger Federer loses to qualifier Evgeny Donskoy in Dubai
Australian Open champion Roger Federer suffers a shock defeat by Russian qualifier Evgeny Donskoy in the Dubai Championships second round.
Mar 1, 20:28
Roger Federer celebrates his win overRadek Stepanek during their match in the ATP Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on February 26, 2014
Result: Roger Federer breezes past Benoit Paire in Dubai Open
Roger Federer begins his quest for an eighth title at the Dubai Tennis Championships with a 6-1 6-3 victory over Benoit Paire.
Feb 27, 17:35
Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Sam Groth at the French Open in Paris on May 24, 2016
Rafael Nadal withdraws from World Tennis Tournament
Rafael Nadal pulls out of the World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam on the advice of his doctors.
Feb 9, 19:11
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Roger Federer: 'I would have been happy to draw with Rafael Nadal'
Roger Federer says that he would have been happy to share the Australian Open title with Rafael Nadal.
Jan 29, 13:31
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer defeats Rafael Nadal to clinch Australian Open
Roger Federer claims his 18th Grand Slam at the age of 35 after beating Rafael Nadal to win the Australian Open.
Jan 29, 12:17
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Australian Open: The road to the final
Australian Open: The road to the final
Jan 27, 22:54
Rafael Nadal celebrates reaching the final of the Australian Open on January 27, 2017
Rafael Nadal excited about "special" final with Roger Federer
Rafael Nadal is anticipating another tough match when facing off against Roger Federer in the final of the Australian Open, which he admits has left him 'excited'.
Jan 27, 20:37
Rafael Nadal celebrates reaching the final of the Australian Open on January 27, 2017
Result: Rafael Nadal books spot in Australian Open final
Rafael Nadal overcomes Grigor Dimitrov to make the final of the 2017 Australian Open, where he will take on old enemy Roger Federer.
Jan 27, 13:44
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates victory in his men's singles match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia during day three of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena on November 17, 2015
Roger Federer "couldn't be happier" after reaching Australian Open final
Roger Federer feels "so happy" after beating Stanislas Wawrinka in five sets to reach the final of the Australian Open.
Jan 26, 12:32
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates his victory following the sixth day of the Swiss Indoors ATP 500 tennis tournament against Jack Sock of US at St Jakobshalle on October 31, 2015 in Basel, Switzerland.
Result: Roger Federer to contest fifth Australian Open title after beating Stanislas Wawrinka
Roger Federer will fight for his fifth Australian Open title after defeating Stanislas Wawrinka in a semi-final five-setter.
Jan 26, 11:41
Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates defeating Kei Nishikori of Japan in the final match during day seven of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell at the Real Club de Tenis Barcelona on April 24, 2016
Result: Rafael Nadal through to Australian Open semis
Rafael Nadal beats Milos Raonic in straight sets to reach his first Grand Slam semi-final since 2014.
Jan 25, 12:21
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates during his Mens Singles Third Round match against Sam Groth of Australia during day six of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 4, 2015
Result: Roger Federer coasts into semi-finals of Australian Open
Roger Federer beats Mischa Zverev in straight sets to advance through to the last four of the Australian Open, where he will face Stanislas Wawrinka.
Jan 24, 10:05
Stanislas Wawrinka in action in his fourth-round match against Milos Raonic during day eight of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 25, 2016
Result: Stanislas Wawrinka overcomes Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to reach final four
Fourth seed Stanislas Wawrinka beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the last eight of the Australian Open to remain on course for back-to-back Grand Slam titles.
Jan 24, 09:11
Roger Federer in action against Grigor Dimitrov during day five of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2016
Result: Roger Federer battles past Kei Nishikori in five sets
Roger Federer beats fifth seed Kei Nishikori 6-7(4) 6-4 6-1 4-6 6-3 to book his place in Grand Slam quarter-final number 49 of his career.
Jan 22, 11:53
Andy Murray (apparently) celebrating during the Australian Open semi-final with Milos Raonic on January 29, 2016
Result: Andy Murray knocked out of Australian Open by Mischa Zverev
Sir Andy Murray suffers his earliest exit from the Australian Open since 2009 following defeat to world number 50 Mischa Zverev in Melbourne.
Jan 22, 09:14
Roger Federer in action against Grigor Dimitrov during day five of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2016
Roger Federer: "I am ready now"
Roger Federer admits that he is "ready" to see how far he can go in the Australian Open after an impressive third-round display.
Jan 20, 12:52
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2016
Result: Roger Federer eases past Tomas Berdych
Roger Federer defeats Tomas Berdych in straight sets to book his place in the fourth round of the Australian Open.
Jan 20, 12:28
Novak Djokovic in action during his US Open semi-final on September 11, 2015
Novak Djokovic: 'It was one of those days'
Defending champion Novak Djokovic says that it was not his day following a shock second-round defeat to Denis Istomin in the Australian Open.
Jan 19, 11:15
Roger Federer serves in his second-round match against Alexandr Dolgopolov during day three of the 2016 Australian Open on January 20, 2016
Result: Roger Federer to face Tomas Berdych in Australian Open after beating Noah Rubin
Roger Federer gets past Noah Rubin in straight sets to book himself a spot in a third-round clash against Tomas Berdych at the Australian Open.
Jan 18, 09:13
Roger Federer in action against Grigor Dimitrov during day five of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2016
Result: Roger Federer returns to competitive action with win over Jurgen Melzer
Roger Federer returns to competitive action with a 7-5 3-6 6-2 6-2 victory over Jurgen Melzer at the Australian Open.
Jan 16, 13:27
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Andy Murray motivated to remain as world number one
Andy Murray says that he must continue to improve if he is to remain in the position of world number one.
Jan 14, 12:27
Andy Murray sticks a thumb up on day two of the Australian Open on January 19, 2016
Andy Murray handed tie with Illya Marchenko at Australian Open
World number one Andy Murray will play Illya Marchenko in Australian Open first round.
Jan 13, 00:48
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates victory in his men's singles match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia during day three of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena on November 17, 2015
Roger Federer: 'Retirement can wait'
Roger Federer says that "retirement can wait" as he prepares to return to the ATP Tour after five months out through injury.
Dec 19, 16:39
Andy Murray holds up his champion trophy at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing on October 9, 2016
Roger Federer "very surprised" by Andy Murray form
Roger Federer says that Andy Murray's run to the top of the men's world rankings is an "extraordinary" achievement that deserves nothing but respect.
Dec 19, 15:30
Andy Murray and Tim Henman are seen on court during their match as part of the Davidoff Swiss Indoors at the St. Jakobhalle on October 26, 2005
Tim Henman hails "unbelievable role model" Andy Murray
Former British number one Tim Henman urges the LTA to make the most of having an "unbelievable role model" like Andy Murray.
Nov 20, 21:18



ATP RankingsPoints
1Scotland flag Andy Murray12,005
2Serbia Novak Djokovic8,915
3Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,705
4Japan Kei Nishikori4,730
5Canada Milos Raonic4,480
6Switzerland Roger Federer4,305
7Spain Rafael Nadal4,145
8Austria Dominic Thiem3,465
9Croatia Marin Cilic3,420
10France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga3,310
11France Gael Monfils3,190
12Belgium David Goffin2,975
13Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov2,960
14Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,790
15Lucas Pouille2,456
16Australia Nick Kyrgios2,425
17United States Jack Sock2,375
18Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,190
19Pablo Carreno Busta2,025
20Alexander Zverev1,850