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Roger Federer

Born: August 8, 1981 (age 38)

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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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
Novak Djokovic in action at the Australian Open on January 20, 2020
Result: Djokovic drops set but sails into second round
The second seed lost the third set against his German opponent while Roger Federer eased past Steve Johnson.
Jan 20, 13:54
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 20, 2020
Australian Open roundup: Federer, Shapovalov through to second round
Roger Federer was playing his first competitive match for two months.
Jan 20, 09:28
erbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates winning the ATP Cup after winning his Final doubles match against Spain's Pablo Carreno-Busta and Feliciano Lopez on January 12, 2020
Djokovic: 'ATP Cup took a lot out of me'
Novak Djokovic prioritised rest and recuperation after an intense fortnight.
Jan 19, 09:55
Jannik Sinner in action at the US Open on August 27, 2019
Australian Open: Ten players to watch in Melbourne
Stefanos Tsitsipas and Ashleigh Barty are among the names to watch at this year's Australian Open.
Jan 19, 09:49
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after winning his group stage match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic on November 14, 2019
Roger Federer responds to Brayden Schnur's "selfish" accusation
Brayden Schnur had words for Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal during the row over air quality.
Jan 18, 07:38
Spain's Rafael Nadal and Feliciano Lopez celebrate during their doubles match against Britain's Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski on November 23, 2019
Gerard Pique delighted with revamped Davis Cup success
Pique is hoping to attract more fans next year and will continue to negotiate with the ATP.
Nov 24, 17:59
Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas celebrates winning the ATP Finals with the trophy on November 17, 2019
Stefanos Tsitsipas sets sights on grand slam glory after winning ATP Finals
The Greek player beat Dominic Thiem 6-7 (6) 6-2 7-6 (4) in London.
Nov 18, 09:34
Stefanos Tsitsipas in action on November 16, 2019
Roger Federer admits next generation catching up with 'big three'
Nadal, Djokovic and Federer have ended the year as the top three in the rankings - just as they did as far back as 2007.
Nov 16, 22:41
Stefanos Tsitsipas in action on November 16, 2019
Result: Stefanos Tsitsipas cruises past Roger Federer at ATP Finals
Tsitsipas swept into the final 6-3 6-4.
Nov 16, 17:11
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after winning his group stage match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic on November 14, 2019
Result: Roger Federer overcomes Novak Djokovic in winner-takes-all showdown
Federer avenged his Wimbledon final defeat by Djokovic in July, winning 6-4 6-3 to deny the Serbian the world number one spot in the process.
Nov 14, 22:15

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