Roger Federer


Roger Federer Bio

Who is Roger Federer

Roger Federer is the former no.1 world champion of tennis. He is now currently ranked as no. 3. Federer is a Swiss tennis player who has gained fame worlwide. His accomplishments have led to him being regarded as the greatest tennis player of all time.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born in Basel, Switzerland. Growing up near the borders of Germany and France, he learned four languages and played badminton and basketball.

Interesting Facts

He was ranked #1 in the Association of Tennis Professionals for 237 weeks in a row from 2004 to 2008. He also set an amazing record beginning in 2004, by competing in the semi-finals of 23 consecutive major tournaments.

Personal Life

He married former Women's Tennis Association player Mirka Vavrinec in 2009, and together they had twin daughters named Charlene and Myla and two sons named Lenny and Leo.


He won the Olympic gold medal in doubles with his compatriot Stan Wawrinka at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games and the Olympic silver medal in singles at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.