Roger Federer

Born: August 8, 1981 (age 35)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Basel, Switzerland
Nationality: Switzerland Swiss

Current Rank (Feb 20): No. 9 (3,260 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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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
Marcus Willis in action at Wimbledon on July 29, 2016
Marcus Willis to make first appearance since Wimbledon
British number 12 Marcus Willis plays in Vienna on Saturday as he makes his first appearance since making the second round of Wimbledon.
Oct 22, 10:35
Andy Murray congratulates Novak Djokovic on winning the men's final match at the French Open on June 5, 2016
John McEnroe: 'Andy Murray still short of Novak Djokovic level'
John McEnroe believes that Novak Djokovic is still the man to beat at the upcoming US Open, despite Olympic champion Andy Murray "playing the best tennis of his life".
Aug 28, 22:25
Roger Federer in action against Grigor Dimitrov during day five of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2016
Roger Federer targets Australian Open comeback
Roger Federer reveals plans to return from injury in time for the Australian Open.
Aug 24, 19:45
A collage of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at the 2014 Australian Open
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal to team up for doubles in next year's Laver Cup
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal reportedly intend to team up to play doubles in next year's Laver Cup.
Aug 24, 18:35
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates victory during the Men's Singles first round match against Liam Broady of Great Britain on day two of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2016 in Londo
Andy Murray handed Viktor Troicki tie in Olympic singles opener
Andy Murray must overcome Viktor Troicki if he is to progress in the men's singles at Rio 2016, while favourite Novak Djokovic takes on Juan Martin del Potro.
Aug 4, 15:50
Stanislas Wawrinka celebrates after winning his second-round match against Taro Daniel at the French Open in Paris on May 25, 2016
Stanislas Wawrinka withdraws from Rio Olympics due to back injury
World number four Stanislas Wawrinka withdraws from the Olympics in Rio due to a back injury.
Aug 2, 17:24
Rafael Nadal serves against Fabio Fognini during day five of the Barcelona Open on April 22, 2016
Rafael Nadal still undecided on Rio
Rafael Nadal admits that he is still undecided whether to participate at the Rio Olympics this month.
Aug 1, 13:58
Marcos Baghdatis in action on day three of the Australian Open on January 21, 2015
Marcos Baghdatis pulls out of Rio Olympics due to injury
World number 42 Marcos Baghdatis announces that he will not participate at this summer's Olympics in Rio due to an elbow injury.
Jul 29, 13:42
Roger Federer serves in his second-round match against Alexandr Dolgopolov during day three of the 2016 Australian Open on January 20, 2016
Roger Federer to miss remainder of season due to knee injury
Injured 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer will miss out on the 2016 Olympics and the US Open later this year in order to concentrate on his recovery.
Jul 26, 18:44
Roger Federer in action against Grigor Dimitrov during day five of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2016
Roger Federer withdraws from Rogers Cup
Roger Federer announces that he will not be participating at the Rogers Cup in Toronto this summer in order to rest after Wimbledon.
Jul 19, 20:13
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates victory during the Men's Singles first round match against Liam Broady of Great Britain on day two of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2016 in Londo
Andy Murray focused on defending Olympic title
Three-time Major winner Andy Murray says that he is looking forward to trying to defend his Olympic title in Rio de Janeiro next month.
Jul 12, 09:42
Roger Federer serves in his second-round match against Alexandr Dolgopolov during day three of the 2016 Australian Open on January 20, 2016
Roger Federer cools talk of retirement after Wimbledon defeat
Roger Federer stresses that he was not bidding farewell to Wimbledon when saluting fans following defeat to Milos Raonic.
Jul 8, 20:37
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates victory during the Men's Singles first round match against Liam Broady of Great Britain on day two of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2016 in Londo
Andy Murray wary of Milos Raonic threat in Wimbledon final
Andy Murray compliments the performance of Milos Raonic to overcome Roger Federer and admits that he faces a tough test in Sunday's Wimbledon final.
Jul 8, 20:27
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates victory during the Men's Singles first round match against Liam Broady of Great Britain on day two of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2016 in Londo
Result: Andy Murray eases into Wimbledon final
Andy Murray secures a spot in the final of Wimbledon after overcoming Tomas Berdych 6-3 6-3 6-3 on Friday evening.
Jul 8, 18:55
Canada's Milos Raonic returns against Australia's Matthew Ebden during their men's first round match on day two of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 24, 2014
Result: Milos Raonic makes Wimbledon final at expense of Roger Federer
Canadian Milos Raonic beats Roger Federer in five sets to make the final of Wimbledon, where he will face either Andy Murray or Tomas Berdych.
Jul 8, 16:35
Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts after winning the second set against Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their men's singles final match on Centre Court on day thirteen of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwe
Result: Roger Federer comes from two sets down to triumph against Marin Cilic
Seven-time champion Roger Federer comes back from two sets down to win an epic Wimbledon match against Marin Cilic and advance to the semi-finals.
Jul 6, 16:40
Milos Raonic of Canada celebrates winning his Gentlemen's Singles fourth round match against Kei Nishikori of Japan on day eight of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 1, 2014
Result: Milos Raonic ends Sam Querrey run to reach Wimbledon semi-finals
Milos Raonic progresses into the Wimbledon semi-finals courtesy of a four-set win over Novak Djokovic's conqueror Sam Querrey.
Jul 6, 15:48



ATP RankingsPoints
1Scotland flag Andy Murray11,540
2Serbia Novak Djokovic9,825
3Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,695
4Canada Milos Raonic4,930
5Japan Kei Nishikori4,730
6Spain Rafael Nadal4,115
7Croatia Marin Cilic3,410
8Austria Dominic Thiem3,375
9Switzerland Roger Federer3,260
10Belgium David Goffin3,245
11France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga3,230
12France Gael Monfils3,145
13Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov2,925
14Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,880
15Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,190
16Australia Nick Kyrgios2,165
17Lucas Pouille2,131
18Alexander Zverev1,895
19France Richard Gasquet1,875
20Croatia Ivo Karlovic1,875
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