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Roger Federer

Born: August 8, 1981 (age 39)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Basel, Switzerland
Nationality: Switzerland Swiss

Current Rank (Jun 18): No. 1 (8,920 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 celebrates winning the French Open on June 9, 2019
Five talking points ahead of the 2020 French Open
Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams are both looking to make history in Paris.
Sep 26, 15:25
Team Europe celebrate winning the 2019 Laver Cup
2022 Laver Cup to take place at London's O2 Arena
The Laver Cup pits a European team against one made up of players from the rest of the world.
Sep 25, 10:24
Austria's Dominic Thiem celebrates after winning his quarter final match against Spain's Rafael Nadal on January 29, 2020
US Open roundup: Dominic Thiem books spot in US Open semi-finals
Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka are not playing in New York.
Sep 10, 09:01
Andy Murray pictured after beating Rafael Nadal in the US Open semi-finals on September 7, 2008
On this day in 2008: Andy Murray beats Rafael Nadal to reach first Grand Slam final
In doing so the Scot became the first Briton to contest a grand slam final since Greg Rusedski lost to Patrick Rafter in the 1997 US Open final.
Sep 7, 08:31
Germany's Alexander Zverev celebrates winning his match against Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka on January 29, 2020
Tennis roundup: Alexander Zverev records four-set win at US Open to make round three
The German will next face 32nd seed Adrian Mannarino.
Sep 3, 08:51
Austria's Dominic Thiem celebrates after winning his quarter final match against Spain's Rafael Nadal on January 29, 2020
Dominic Thiem defends strength of US Open field in Federer, Nadal absence
The Austrian is seeded two at Flushing Meadows behind Novak Djokovic.
Sep 1, 23:02
Novak Djokovic pictured on June 14, 2020
Novak Djokovic announces launch of breakaway player association
A number of big names have spoken out in opposition of the move.
Aug 30, 18:41
Novak Djokovic pictured on June 14, 2020
Novak Djokovic still wants breakaway tennis union despite high-profile resistance
The world number one and Canadian player Vasek Pospisil are behind the formation of the Professional Tennis Players Association (PTPA).
Aug 30, 00:24
Novak Djokovic of Serbia after beating Juan Ignacio Londero of Argentina in the second round on day three of the 2019 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2019
US Open preview: Draw, seeds, who is missing?
After a seven-and-a-half-month wait for the second Major of the year, Sports Mole takes a look at the upcoming US Open at Flushing Meadows.
Aug 29, 21:00
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his match against Tennys Sandgren on January 28, 2020
Roger Federer to miss rest of 2020 after further knee surgery
Roger Federer's decision mirrors his move to prematurely shut down his season due to the same injury in 2016.
Jun 10, 09:02
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2020
Roger Federer beats Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi to top of sport's rich list
The Swiss star earned 106million US dollars (£86.2m) over the past year, just ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo (£85m) and Lionel Messi (£84m).
May 30, 09:16
Andy Murray celebrates winning his Davis Cup match on November 20, 2019
Boris Becker: 'Andy Murray can benefit from coronavirus lockdown'
The German believes Andy Murray will not lose ground on Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal as he recovers from hip surgery.
May 19, 07:36
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2020
Martina Navratilova worried coronavirus could prevent Federer, Williams history
Grand Slam great feels for the likes of Roger Federer and Serena Williams.
May 13, 00:12
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his match against Tennys Sandgren on January 28, 2020
WTA chief Steve Simon backs merger with ATP
Roger Federer urged the two governing bodies to come together last month.
May 6, 09:44
Laura Robson pictured in June 2018
Laura Robson: 'ATP, WTA merger would need equal voice for women'
Roger Federer suggested the plan earlier this week.
Apr 25, 14:44
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his match against Tennys Sandgren on January 28, 2020
Roger Federer calls for tennis governing bodies to merge
Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep agree with the Swiss.
Apr 22, 16:20
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after his match against Australia's John Millman on January 24, 2020
Coronavirus latest: Thursday's goodwill stories from the world of sport
Stars continue to help their local communities and amuse themselves.
Apr 9, 18:07
Roger Federer pictured at Wimbledon on July 8, 2019
Roger Federer promotes support for new NHS "champions" in Wimbledon absence
Roger Federer turns his attention to new champions.
Apr 9, 17:56
Andy Murray pictured after winning Wimbledon in 2016
Andy Murray, Roger Federer express regret at Wimbledon cancellation
The Championships will be missing from the sporting calendar for the first time since World War II.
Apr 1, 22:07
Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo reacts on February 2, 2020
Coronavirus latest: The sports social media roundup from March 30
Cristiano Ronaldo enjoys some family time and Roger Federer practices his trick shots.
Mar 30, 20:59
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates winning his match against Austria's Dominic Thiem on February 2, 2020
Coronavirus latest: Novak Djokovic donates €1m to buy medical equipment
Novak Djokovic joins Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in donating to the cause.
Mar 27, 13:37
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his match against Tennys Sandgren on January 28, 2020
Roger Federer pulls out of French Open after knee surgery
The 38-year-old hopes to be back for Wimbledon.
Feb 20, 11:51
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates winning his match against Austria's Dominic Thiem on February 2, 2020
Djokovic closing in on Federer's records after Aussie Open win
Novak Djokovic is closing in on Roger Federer's records for grand slam titles and weeks at world number one.
Feb 3, 06:19
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates winning his match against Austria's Dominic Thiem on February 2, 2020
Novak Djokovic admits he was "on brink of losing" Australian Open final
The Serbian saved a break point early in the fourth set before fighting back to claim his eighth title in Melbourne.
Feb 2, 16:43
Serbia's Novak Djokovic pats Switzerland's Roger Federer after their match on January 30, 2020
Australian Open day 11: Novak Djokovic eases past Roger Federer to reach final
The story of the 11th day of action from Melbourne Park.
Jan 30, 13:57
Serbia's Novak Djokovic pats Switzerland's Roger Federer after their match on January 30, 2020
Roger Federer "happy" despite "horrible" defeat to Novak Djokovic
Roger Federer struggled again with a groin problem in a straight-sets loss.
Jan 30, 13:31
Serbia's Novak Djokovic pats Switzerland's Roger Federer after their match on January 30, 2020
Result: Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer to reach eighth Australian Open final
Novak Djokovic came from 5-1 down in the opening set to win 7-6 (1) 6-4 6-3.
Jan 30, 11:35
Austria's Dominic Thiem celebrates after winning his quarter final match against Spain's Rafael Nadal on January 29, 2020
Australian Open Day 10: Thiem stuns Nadal
The story of the 10th day of action at Melbourne Park.
Jan 29, 19:40
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his match against Tennys Sandgren on January 28, 2020
Roger Federer confident he can beat Novak Djokovic after Tennys Sandgren comeback
Roger Federer has not beaten Novak Djokovic at a grand slam since 2012.
Jan 29, 08:54
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his match against Tennys Sandgren on January 28, 2020
Australian Open day nine: Roger Federer miraculously sets up Novak Djokovic tie
The story of the ninth day of action at the Australian Open.
Jan 28, 15:22
Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts after his match against Canada's Milos Raonic, as he is interviewed by former tennis player John McEnroe pictured on January 28, 2020
Novak Djokovic pays emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant after beating Milos Raonic
Novak Djokovic will face Roger Federer in the semi-finals.
Jan 28, 12:20
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his match against Tennys Sandgren on January 28, 2020
Roger Federer admits he was "incredibly lucky" after saving seven match points
Roger Federer is in the semi-finals after a dramatic five-set win in Melbourne.
Jan 28, 11:40
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his match against Tennys Sandgren on January 28, 2020
Result: Roger Federer saves seven match points to beat Tennys Sandgren
Roger Federer saved seven match points on his way to a five-set victory.
Jan 28, 08:36
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2020
Australian Open: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic reach quarter-finals
Roger Federer lost the opening set to Marton Fucsovics but recovered to win in four.
Jan 26, 14:33
Australia's Nick Kyrgios celebrates after his match against Russia's Karen Khachanov on January 25, 2020
Nick Kyrgios admits he thought he was going to lose "crazy" five-setter
Nick Kyrgios won a deciding tie-break against Karen Khachanov after nearly four-and-a-half hours on court.
Jan 25, 14:59
Serena Williams of the U.S. during the match against China's Qiang Wang on January 24, 2020
Australian Open day five: Legends struggle as Coco Gauff shines on memorable day
Roger Federer also scraped through on a dramatic day of action.
Jan 24, 15:27
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after his match against Australia's John Millman on January 24, 2020
Roger Federer admits he needed "a bit of luck" to beat John Millman
Roger Federer trailed 8-4 in the fifth-set tie-break but won the final six points.
Jan 24, 15:05
Cori Gauff at the Australian Open on January 24, 2020
Australian Open: Five things you may not know about 15-year-old Coco Gauff
Coco Gauff reached the last 16 at Wimbledon in July.
Jan 24, 12:03
Novak Djokovic in action at the Australian Open on January 22, 2020
Australian Open: Federer, Djokovic ease into third round
Novak Djokovic defeated Tatsuma Ito while Roger Federer raced past Filip Krajinovic.
Jan 22, 14:00
Dan Evans in action at the Australian Open on January 20, 2020
Australian Open day one: Evans, Federer, Djokovic, Serena all through
The story of the first day of action at Melbourne Park.
Jan 20, 13:58

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