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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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Sports Mole has 1,779 articles about Roger Federer. Articles 1 to 40:
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton after qualifying in pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix on May 8, 2021
Saturday's sporting social: Lewis Hamilton hailed following 100th pole position
The PA news agency looks at some of the best examples from May 8.
May 8, 18:18
Manchester United's Edinson Cavani celebrates scoring against Roma in the Europa League on May 6, 2021
Friday's sporting social: Manchester United look forward to Europa League final
United clinched their spot in the Europa League final on Thursday night.
May 7, 19:00
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his match against Tennys Sandgren on January 28, 2020
Roger Federer intends to play at French Open
The Swiss won at Roland Garros in 2009.
Apr 18, 22:44
Greg Rusedski and Pat Rafter wait for their trophies after the 1997 US Open final.
Greg Rusedski urges rising stars to grab opportunity in Miami
Only half of the ATP top 10 will compete at the Hard Rock Stadium.
Mar 22, 15:06
Serena Williams celebrates beating Laura Siegemund at the Australian Open on February 8, 2021
Serena Williams out of Miami Open due to oral surgery
The American has won the tournament on eight occasions.
Mar 21, 22:40
Novak Djokovic celebrates winning the Australian Open on February 21, 2021
Novak Djokovic withdraws from Miami Open for family reasons
The world number one had been expected to make his first appearance since claiming his ninth Australian Open title.
Mar 19, 22:08
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his match against Tennys Sandgren on January 28, 2020
Roger Federer "very happy" to return to the tennis court
The Swiss player saw off Dan Evans in Doha.
Mar 10, 21:13
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after his match against Australia's John Millman on January 24, 2020
Result: Roger Federer overcomes Dan Evans at Qatar Open
Roger Federer booked a quarter-final meeting with Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili.
Mar 10, 18:12
Dan Evans pictured in September 2020
Dan Evans vows to "trouble" returning Roger Federer
Dan Evans will meet Roger Federer in the second round of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open.
Mar 9, 17:24
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his match against Tennys Sandgren on January 28, 2020
Roger Federer to mark comeback with clash against Dan Evans
Dan Evans will play the 20-time grand slam champion in the second round after a 6-4 1-6 6-2 victory.
Mar 9, 14:19
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his match against Tennys Sandgren on January 28, 2020
Roger Federer hopes to be in prime condition for Wimbledon
Roger Federer has needed two operations to correct a long-standing knee issue.
Mar 7, 13:51
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Francisco Cerundolo on brink of family first ahead of Argentina Open final
Cerundolo is looking to emulate his younger brother Juan Manuel by winning his first ATP title.
Mar 6, 22:45
Novak Djokovic celebrates winning the Australian Open on February 21, 2021
Novak Djokovic equals Roger Federer's 310-week world number one record
Novak Djokovic is guaranteed to set a new mark next week.
Mar 1, 09:18
Andy Murray reacts after losing against Stan Wawrinka at the French Open on September 27, 2020
Andy Murray admits he could not bear to watch Australian Open
Andy Murray will play his first ATP Tour event of the season at the Open Sud de France in Montpellier this week.
Feb 22, 17:22
Novak Djokovic celebrates winning the Australian Open on February 21, 2021
Novak Djokovic insists "age is just a number" after Australian Open win
The Serbian is two major titles behind Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the record books.
Feb 22, 12:45
Naomi Osaka celebrates after beating Jennifer Brady in the Australian Open final on February 20, 2021
Naomi Osaka staying grounded after Australian Open triumph
Naomi Osaka has followed in the footsteps of Monica Seles and Roger Federer by winning her first four grand slam finals.
Feb 20, 14:29
Daniil Medvedev pictured at the Australian Open in February 2021
Daniil Medvedev out to break 16-year-old stranglehold in Australian Open final
Daniil Medvedev could become the first man to be ranked in the top two outside of the big four since 2005.
Feb 20, 13:25
Rafael Nadal in action at the Australian Open in February 2021
Result: Stefanos Tsitsipas shocks Rafael Nadal at Australian Open
Rafael Nadal was chasing a record-setting grand slam victory, but saw a two-sets lead disappear against his 22-year-old opponent.
Feb 17, 14:06
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his match against Tennys Sandgren on January 28, 2020
Roger Federer set to return to action in March
The 20-time grand slam champion plans to compete in the ATP 250 tournament.
Feb 2, 09:27
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates winning his match against Tennys Sandgren on January 28, 2020
Roger Federer casts doubt over Australian Open participation
Roger Federer has had two operations on his right knee this year.
Dec 14, 09:22
Judd Trump pictured in January 2016
Judd Trump aiming to rediscover "fire" in UK Championship final
Judd Trump beat Lu Ning 6-2.
Dec 5, 23:54
Neil Robertson in action in February 2016
Neil Robertson claims he is playing the best snooker of his career
The two-time champion hit three centuries to reach another UK Championship final.
Dec 5, 20:27
Daniil Medvedev lifts the ATP Finals trophy on November 22, 2020
Medvedev triumphs in London as 2021 season shrouded in uncertainty
The Russian defeated Dominic Thiem to win the biggest title of his career.
Nov 23, 08:27
Daniil Medvedev reacts after beating Rafael Nadal at the ATP Finals on November 21, 2020
Daniil Medvedev determined to build on ATP Finals success
The Russian came from a set down to defeat Dominic Thiem and complete an unbeaten week at The O2.
Nov 23, 00:01
Novak Djokovic reacts after beating Alexander Zverev in the ATP Finals on November 20, 2020
A look at the state of men's tennis as Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal both lose
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have dominated the men's game.
Nov 22, 15:33
Pascal Struijk in action for Leeds United in October 2020
Result: Novak Djokovic beats Zverev to set up semi-final clash with Dominic Thiem
The world's top four players make up the semi-final line-up at The O2.
Nov 20, 17:04
Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas celebrates winning the ATP Finals with the trophy on November 17, 2019
Five talking points ahead of the ATP Finals in London
Rafael Nadal is still seeking a first win in the event.
Nov 13, 15:28
Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Eifel Grand Prix on October 11, 2020
Sir Jackie Stewart: 'I am not knocking Lewis Hamilton's achievements'
Lewis Hamilton equalled Michael Schumacher's record of 91 Formula One Grand Prix victories at the weekend.
Oct 13, 15:10
Rafael Nadal celebrates with the French Open trophy after beating Novak Djokovic on October 11, 2020
A statistical look at Rafael Nadal's French Open dominance
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer each have 20 grand slam men's singles titles.
Oct 12, 15:17
Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Eifel Grand Prix on October 11, 2020
Sporting weekend in pictures: Lewis Hamilton, Rafael Nadal equal records
Rafael Nadal joined Roger Federer on 20 grand slam titles while Lewis Hamilton equalled Michael Schumacher's Formula One victory record of 91 wins.
Oct 12, 09:04
Rafael Nadal celebrates with the French Open trophy after beating Novak Djokovic on October 11, 2020
Rafael Nadal "excited for the future" after drawing level with Roger Federer
Rafael Nadal joined Roger Federer on 20 grand slam singles titles, the most in the history of men's tennis.
Oct 12, 08:56
Rafael Nadal celebrates with the French Open trophy after beating Novak Djokovic on October 11, 2020
Roger Federer congratulates Rafael Nadal after record-equalling French Open win
Rafael Nadal's 6-0 6-2 7-5 victory over Novak Djokovic in the French Open final saw him equal Roger Federer's men's record of 20 slam titles.
Oct 11, 20:05
Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Eifel Grand Prix on October 11, 2020
Sunday's sporting social: Hamilton and Nadal's record-equalling exploits
Nadal equalled Roger Federer's record of 20 grand slams at the French Open, while Hamilton sealed his 91st F1 win - level with Michael Schumacher.
Oct 11, 20:03
Rafael Nadal celebrates with the French Open trophy after beating Novak Djokovic on October 11, 2020
French Open roundup: Rafael Nadal displays clay-court excellence once again
The story of the final day of action at Roland Garros.
Oct 11, 18:58
Rafael Nadal reacts after beating Diego Schwartzman to reach the French Open final on October 9, 2020
A look at the Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal rivalry ahead of French Open final
The pair have won four of their showdowns apiece and have met in finals of all four slams.
Oct 10, 10:13
Novak Djokovic celebrates after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach the French Open final on October 9, 2020
Djokovic and Nadal both out for historic records in French Open final
Rafael Nadal will bid for a 20th grand slam title and Novak Djokovic an 18th.
Oct 10, 00:00
Rafael Nadal reacts after beating Diego Schwartzman to reach the French Open final on October 9, 2020
French Open roundup: Djokovic and Nadal set up mouthwatering final clash
The story of the 13th day of action at Roland Garros.
Oct 9, 22:33
Novak Djokovic celebrates after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach the French Open final on October 9, 2020
Result: Novak Djokovic beats Stefanos Tsitsipas in five sets to reach French Open final
Novak Djokovic defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3 6-2 5-7 4-6 6-1 to reach his fifth final at Roland Garros.
Oct 9, 21:57
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

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