Roger Federer

Born: August 8, 1981 (age 36)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Basel, Switzerland
Nationality: Switzerland Swiss

Current Rank (May 21): No. 2 (8,670 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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Sports Mole has 1,589 articles about Roger Federer. Articles 1 to 40:
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Roger Federer to skip clay court season following Thanasi Kokkinakis loss
Roger Federer will skip the upcoming European clay court season, including the French Open, following his defeat to Thanasi Kokkonakis at the Miami Open.
Mar 25, 13:44
Anthony Joshua pictured at a computer game launch in August 2017
Anthony Joshua: 'Losing is my one big fear in boxing'
Anthony Joshua claims that losing is what makes boxers - including himself - nervous more than anything else in the sport.
Mar 24, 17:21
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French Open increase prize money to £34m
The French Open will increase the prize money to £34m in this summer's tournament following pressure from the ATP player council to do so.
Mar 22, 22:43
Juan Martin Del Potro in action during the Olympics singles final on August 14, 2016
Juan Martin del Potro: 'I couldn't imagine Indian Wells win'
Juan Martin del Potro says that he once found it difficult to imagine winning a Masters Series event after undergoing three wrist surgeries earlier in his career.
Mar 19, 15:47
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Ryan Giggs hails Cristiano Ronaldo longevity
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs hails former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo's ability to stay at the top of his game for so long.
Feb 27, 20:15
Roger Federer poses with his collection of Laureus Awards in February 2018
Roger Federer top winner at Laureus World Sports Awards
Roger Federer is named sportsman of the year at the Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco.
Feb 27, 20:00
Roger Federer celebrates during the second round of the US Open on August 31, 2017
Result: Roger Federer sweeps aside Grigor Dimitrov to win Rotterdam Open title
Roger Federer celebrates his return to the summit of the tennis world rankings with a 6-2 6-2 victory over Grigor Dimitrov in Sunday's Rotterdam Open final.
Feb 18, 20:46
Roger Federer celebrates during the second round of the US Open on August 31, 2017
Roger Federer becomes oldest world number one
Roger Federer becomes the oldest world number one in tennis history courtesy of his victory over Robin Haase at the Rotterdam Open.
Feb 16, 20:20
Kyle Edmund celebrates winning his Australian Open quarter-final on January 23, 2018
Kyle Edmund rises to 26th spot, Johanna Konta down in world rankings
Kyle Edmund moves to a career-high of 26th spot in the ATP world rankings, but Johanna Konta loses ground in the WTA standings.
Jan 29, 12:27
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic in Australian Open final for 20th Grand Slam title
Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic in the Australian Open final for his 20th Grand Slam title.
Jan 28, 11:43
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Roger Federer: 'Chung Hyeon had a wonderful tournament'
Roger Federer admits that he is disappointed his Australian Open semi-final against Chung Hyeon was decided by an injury.
Jan 26, 21:23
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Defending champion Roger Federer through to Australian Open final
Roger Federer is though to the Australian Open final for a record seventh time after Hyeon Chung retired with a foot injury at one set down in Friday's semi-final.
Jan 26, 09:44
Kyle Edmund in action during the second round of the US Open on August 30, 2017
Result: Marin Cilic ends Kyle Edmund's run at semi-final stage
Kyle Edmund suffers a straight-sets defeat to Marin Cilic, who remains on course for a first triumph at the Australian Open after reaching the final.
Jan 25, 10:57
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer through to Australian Open semi-finals
Roger Federer is through to the semi-finals of the Australian Open with a straight-sets win over Tomas Berdych.
Jan 24, 11:02
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer through to Australian Open quarter-finals
Roger Federer registers a straight-sets win over Marton Fucsovics to move through to the Australian Open quarter-finals.
Jan 22, 10:10
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer defeats Richard Gasquet at Australian Open
Defending champion Roger Federer is through to the Australian Open fourth round with a straight-sets win over Richard Gasquet.
Jan 20, 12:22
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer safely through to round three of Australian Open
Roger Federer sets up a meeting with Richard Gasquet in round three of the Australian Open, thanks to a 6-4 6-4 7-6(4) win over Jan-Lennard Struff.
Jan 18, 13:01
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer beats Aljaz Bedene to reach second round of Australian Open
Reigning Australian Open champion Roger Federer makes it into the second round of the Grand Slam with a straight-sets win over Aljaz Bedene.
Jan 16, 10:09
Rafael Nadal in action at the US Open on August 29, 2016
Result: Rafael Nadal eases into Australian Open second round
World number one Rafael Nadal eases into the Australian Open second round with a straight-sets win over Victor Estrella Burgos.
Jan 15, 10:10
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Roger Federer to face Aljaz Bedene at Australian Open
Defending champion Roger Federer will face former British representative Aljaz Bedene in the opening round of the Australian Open.
Jan 11, 10:09
Rafael Nadal in action during the first round of the US Open on August 29, 2017
Rafael Nadal pulls out of Australian Open warm-up tournament
Rafael Nadal pulls out of the Brisbane International less than three weeks before the start of the Australian Open.
Dec 28, 10:10
Lewis Hamilton pictured in May 2017
Lewis Hamilton: 'Extreme pressure got to Sebastian Vettel in 2017'
Lewis Hamilton says that Sebastian Vettel buckled "under extreme pressure" in 2017.
Dec 8, 19:54
Grigor Dimitrov in action at the Australian Open on January 27, 2017
Result: Grigor Dimitrov beats David Goffin to win ATP World Tour Finals title
Grigor Dimitrov beats David Goffin to win the ATP World Tour Finals title, becoming the first debutant to win the tournament in 19 years.
Nov 19, 20:49
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Result: David Goffin stuns Roger Federer to set up Grigor Dimitrov final
Seventh seed David Goffin will take on Grigor Dimitrov in Sunday's ATP World Tour final after overcoming Roger Federer 2-6 6-3 6-4 at the O2 Arena in London.
Nov 18, 22:37
Rafael Nadal at the Italian Open on May 16, 2017
Who will benefit from Rafael Nadal's withdrawal from the ATP World Tour Finals?
World number one Rafael Nadal withdrew from the ATP World Tour Finals on Monday night, but there are plenty of players who can star in the Spaniard's absence.
Nov 14, 13:50
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Roger Federer "really happy" with opening win at ATP World Tour Finals
Roger Federer admits that he was "really happy" with his performance in his straight-sets win over Jack Sock at the ATP World Tour Finals.
Nov 13, 11:30
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Andy Murray's wife Kim gives birth to couple's second daughter
Andy Murray's wife Kim gives birth to a baby girl - the couple's second daughter.
Nov 8, 14:09
Andy Murray celebrates during his match against Juan Martin del Potro at the French Open in June 3, 2017
Andy Murray eyes New Year's Eve return
Andy Murray reveals that he hopes to be back in action in time for the start of the new season, having been sidelined since Wimbledon with a hip injury.
Nov 7, 17:30
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer overcomes Juan Martin Del Potro in Swiss Indoors final
Roger Federer clinches the eighth Swiss Indoors crown of his career - and his seventh title of 2017 - by beating Juan Martin del Potro over three sets in Basel.
Oct 29, 19:32
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer overcomes Rafael Nadal to clinch Shanghai Masters title
Wimbledon champion Roger Federer defeats world number one Rafael Nadal 6-4 6-3 in the Shanghai Masters final to capture his sixth title of the year.
Oct 15, 12:07
Rafael Nadal in action during the first round of the US Open on August 29, 2017
Rafael Nadal to face Roger Federer in Shanghai Masters final
Roger Federer beats Juan Martin del Potro in three sets to book a place in the Shanghai Masters final, where he is to face Rafael Nadal for a fourth time this season.
Oct 14, 20:36
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer seals place in Shanghai Masters semi-finals
Roger Federer is through to the semi-finals of the Shanghai Masters after a hard-fought victory over Richard Gasquet.
Oct 13, 16:12
Rafael Nadal in action during the first round of the US Open on August 29, 2017
Rafael Nadal not eyeing Roger Federer record after US Open joy
World number one Rafael Nadal suggests that Roger Federer is currently too far ahead in terms of career Grand Slam titles to think about overtaking the Swiss.
Sep 11, 14:27
Rafael Nadal in action during the first round of the US Open on August 29, 2017
Result: Rafael Nadal eases past Kevin Anderson to win US Open
Rafael Nadal registers a straight-sets win over Kevin Anderson to win the US Open for the third time in his career.
Sep 11, 09:15
Juan Martin Del Potro in action during the Olympics singles final on August 14, 2016
Result: Juan Martin del Potro stuns Roger Federer in US Open quarter-finals
Roger Federer misses out on a place in the US Open semi-finals after losing out in four sets to Juan Martin del Potro.
Sep 7, 09:17
Roger Federer celebrates during the second round of the US Open on August 31, 2017
Roger Federer expects "different" Juan Martin del Potro match at US Open
Roger Federer insists that his quarter-final showdown with Juan Martin del Potro will not be a replica of their 2009 final at Flushing Meadows.
Sep 5, 13:57
Roger Federer celebrates during the second round of the US Open on August 31, 2017
Result: Roger Federer sails through to the US Open quarter-finals in straight sets
Roger Federer moves into the quarter-finals of the US Open with a straight-sets win over Philipp Kohlschreiber.
Sep 5, 09:08
Roger Federer celebrates during the second round of the US Open on August 31, 2017
Result: Roger Federer again needs five sets to progress in US Open
Five-time champion Roger Federer once again needs five sets to progress into the US Open third round at the expense of Mikhail Youzhny.
Sep 1, 00:44
Roger Federer celebrates during the first round of the US Open on August 29, 2017
Result: Roger Federer struggles through first round at US Open
Five-time US Open champion Roger Federer survives an opening-round scare to battle past American teenager Frances Tiafoe in five sets at Flushing Meadows.
Aug 30, 09:06
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Andy Murray draws Tennys Sandgren at US Open
Former world number one Andy Murray is drawn to play American Tennys Sandgren in the US Open first round.
Aug 25, 17:47

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