Roger Federer is a professional tennis player from Switzerland who is ranked first in the world by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Similarly, Roger Federer has 103 ATP singles titles, second only to Jimmy Connors, 20 Grand Slam titles, and a record six year-end championships.
Age of Roger Federer
Roger Federer was born on August 8th, 1981. Basel, Switzerland, is the birthplace where he was born. Roger is currently 40 years old. Similarly, he is of Swiss nationality and practices Christianity. His mother, Lynette Du Rand, and father, Robert Federer, gave birth to him.
His father is from Berneck in the Canton of St. Gallen, and his mother is from Kempton Park in the South African province of Gauteng. He also has a sister, Diana Federer.
Because his mother is South African, he is a dual citizen of South Africa and Switzerland. Roger grew up in Birsfelden, Riehen, and Munchenstein as a result. In terms of his educational background, he attended a local school in Switzerland. He was always interested in sports since he was a child.
Net Worth of Roger Federer
In terms of net worth and earnings, he has amassed a sizable fortune throughout his professional career.
As of 2022, his total net worth is estimated to be around $350 million. His primary source of income is his professional tennis career.
Roger Federer’s Wife and Married Life
In terms of his marital status, Roger Federer is married. In 2009, he married former Women’s Tennis Association player Mirka Federer. On April 11, 2009, the couple married at the Wenkenhof Villa in Riehen, near Basel.
They met while competing for Switzerland in the Olympics in Sydney in 2000. Roger and Mirka also have four children: Myla Rose Federer, Lenny Federer, Charlene Riva Federer, and Leo Federer.
Roger joined the Basel junior tennis program when he was eight years old, and after two years he met Australian player Peter Carter. Carter and Roger practiced for four years before Roger attended Switzerland’s national tennis training center.
He won the Wimbledon junior singles and doubles titles and rose to the top of the ITF rankings. He worked as a ball boy in the Swiss Indoors between 1992 and 1993.
Roger reached the top 100 for the first time in 1999, and he began the Marseille Open 1999 by defeating the then-winner of the 1998 French Open, Spaniard Carlos Moya. Similarly, Roger won his first mixed doubles title in the Hopman Cup in 2001, alongside current world number one Martina Hingis.
The same year, he delivered an international standout performance in the Wimbledon Championships quarterfinals, defeating all-time Grand Slam champion Pete Sampras.
In 2003, he won his first Grand Slam at Wimbledon, defeating Mark Philippoussis in the final, and he finished the year as the world number two.
From February 2004 to August 2008, Roger was the world’s top-ranked player, a position he held for a record 237 weeks. Later, at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, he lost his first medal to Andy Murray. In 2016, a tennis player competed in the Australian Open and was defeated in four sets by Djokovic.
Roger competed in the Hopman Cup and the Australian Open in 2017. Roger won the Australian Open by defeating Rafael Nadal in the final, marking his 100th match at the games.
Similarly, in 2018, he competed in the French Open, reaching the semifinals but losing to 11-time champion Rafael Nadal. Roger, on the other hand, began his season at the 2020 Australian Open, where he lost in the semifinals to Djokovic once again.
In addition, he established the Roger Federer Foundation, which is dedicated to providing education programs for impoverished children in Africa and Switzerland.
Roger is one of the greatest players of all time, having won five Australian Opens, eight Wimbledons, five US Opens, and one French Open. Similarly, he is the eighth man in the world to have achieved a Grand Slam career.
Aside from that, he is an Olympic gold medalist, having won the gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics.
Height and Weight of Roger Federer
A tennis player stands 6 feet tall or 1.85 m tall and weighs approximately 85 kg. Roger has brown eyes and dark brown hair, as well.