Born:August 8, 1981 at Münchenstein, Basel, Switzerland
Nicknames:Rogi, Federer Express
Hobbies:Sports, Movies, Fishing, Skiing, Playstation, Cards
Food:Mozzarella di buffala, Gnocchi, Gorgonzola, Sausage, Cheese
Colors:Blue, Red, White
Artists:AC/DC, Lenny Kravitz
Movies:Good Will Hunting, Entrapment, Enemy of the State
Sportstars:FC Basel, Zinedine Zidane, Francesco Totti, Michael Jordan, Lennox Lewis, Peter Forsberg.
Roger Federer Biography
Roger Federer born August 8, 1981) is a Swiss professional tennis player who is currently ranked World No. 2. He was the World No. 1 ranked player for a record 237 consecutive weeks, from February 2, 2004, to August 17, 2008. Many journalists, and current and former players consider Federer to be the greatest player of all time.
Federer has won 13 Grand Slam singles titles (3 Australian Open, 5 Wimbledon, 5 US Open), currently just one shy of all-time leader Pete Sampras.
He also has won 4 Tennis Masters Cup titles, 14 ATP Masters Series titles, and other 26 minor titles. He holds many records in the sport, including having appeared in 10 consecutive Grand Slam men’s singles finals (2005 Wimbledon Championships through the 2007 US Open) and 19 consecutive Grand Slam singles semifinals (2004 Wimbledon–present).
He also holds the open era records for most consecutive wins on both grass courts (65) and hard courts (56). He has a storied rivalry with Spaniard Rafael Nadal, who succeeded Federer as the World No. 1 player in 2008.
As a result of Federer’s successes in the sport, he has been named the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year for four consecutive years (2005–08).
Roger FedererTags: Tennis