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Roger Federer© ATP
  • Nationality: SUI (Switzerland)
  • Birthdate: August 08, 1981
  • Age: 36 years old
  • Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
  • Residence: Bottmingen, Switzerland
  • Turned Pro: 1998
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Coach: Severin Luthi
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Began playing tennis at age eight...Mother, Lynette, is South African and father, Robert, is Swiss and they met on a business trip (they both worked for a pharm ... Read Full Bio

Our Scouting Report
Strengths: Does everything well; big forehand; great footwork; fast
Weaknesses: Trouble hitting high backhands; 5-set record
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Latest News, articles and information:


  • Federer Closes In On Nadal's No. 1 Ranking, Can He Catch Him?
  • to his Shanghai title, Roger Federer is within 1,960 ranking points of Rafael Nadal for the year-end No. 1 spot. Had Nadal won today, it would have almost been over, but now Federer is in with a chance. Ahead, Federer will have: Basel - 500 points Paris - 1000 points ATP...
  • 2017-10-15
  • Why Is Federer Beating Nadal Now? He's Not Scarred Anymore
  • today's title in Shanghai, Roger Federer has now won five straight matches over rival Rafael Nadal. But Federer acknowledges, he'll never catch Nadal in their head-to-head which the Spaniard leads now 23-15. “It's not going to happen,” said Federer of levelling his series w...
  • 2017-10-15
  • Federer's Ownership Of Nadal In 2017 Continues With Shanghai Trophy
  • Nadal may be No. 1 in the world, but not when it comes to playing Roger Federer this year. The Swiss reinforced his GOAT status on Sunday by beating the Spaniard for the fifth consecutive time and fourth this year, 6-4, 6-3 in the final of the Shanghai Rolex Masters in China. ...
  • 2017-10-15
  • Federer Rallies To Beat Del Potro, To Meet Nadal In Shanghai Final
  • no surprise in Shanghai this year as the No. 1 and 2 seeded players, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, advanced to a super showdown on Sunday. The 38th meeting between the two legends - which will feature the most Grand Slam champions ever on a singles court (35 total) - was se...
  • 2017-10-14
  • Roger Federer: I Would Teach My Kids A 2-Handed Backhand...It's Easier!
  • Federer has one of the greatest single-handed backhands of all-time, but the Swiss said Friday in Shanghai that he would teach his kids a 2-handed backhand. "Moving now on forward we will see double-handed backhands predominantly, which is how I would teach my kids, as well, to...
  • 2017-10-14
  • Roger Federer and Klay Thompson To Play Ping Pong?
  • week ago Roger Federer went to visit the NBA's Golden State Warriors who were in Shanghai for an exhibition. While hanging out with the players, apparently Federer and star shooting guard Klay Thompson discussed their ping pong skills. On social media, the talk has since escalated ...
  • 2017-10-14
  • David Ferrer Interview - Monte Carlo, Apr 17
  • the same in Rome. In the first set I had my chances, too. It was very tight.Q. People tend to under evaluate you in relation to Nadal, Federer, the other top players. Do you think after this final, which you played very well, that you will be more considered by tennis fans, by the ...
  • 2011-04-17
  • Novak Djokovic Interview- Miami, Apr 1
  • pressing the top of the rankings for years. A few years ago I remember you going like this a lot. (Holding up index finger.) It was when Federer was kind of in a slump. Do you feel that...NOVAK DJOKOVIC: I don't understand. What do you mean?Q. You were like saying No. 1 or whatever t...
  • 2011-04-02
  • More...
  • Djokovic v. Federer Highlight Fab Four US Open Semifinals, Who'll Win? Serena Closes In
  • Breaking Down the US Open Final: Federer v. Del Potro
  • Sizing Up the Semifinals, Federer v Djokovic and Nadal v Murray at French Open
  • Roddick, Federer Face First Test Today at US Open
  • Tennis World Awaits a Federer-Nadal US Open Final
  • Can Federer Beat Nadal to Win Another French Open?


  • Recent fan comments for Roger Federer:


    Chris
    Says:

    Rafa is my favorite, but if he had to get beaten, I'm satisfied that it was Roger the GOAT

    Posted on April 2, 2017 at 19:52 ET



    FANNY
    Says:

    Roger, please continue to shock us with your class and genius! You are the only reason to watch tennis.

    Posted on April 2, 2015 at 18:27 ET



    Sportsrantzone.com
    Says:

    man is a legend.

    Posted on December 31, 2014 at 12:30 ET



    jose oliveira
    Says:

    Roger,nothing to answer.you are the golden men of tennis century.not retire yet.only reason to watch tennis see you on court.thank's roger




    Posted on August 9, 2014 at 01:47 ET



    Daniel
    Says:

    What was the results of Brisbane open round 1

    Posted on January 1, 2014 at 05:00 ET



    lasya
    Says:

    sailed a backhand long, then missed two forehands to get broken.
    In the second game, the man who has spent more weeks ranked No.
    1 than anyone else dumped a backhand into the net,
    then shanked two other backhands several feet wide.
    I am able to do it at MyDeals247.com - its cool.


    Posted on September 4, 2013 at 02:24 ET



    Majan
    Says:

    Love 4 U Roger..., U Still The One n the best make a History in a world 4 a tennis play. U make Me Special if i Watch U on Tv.

    Posted on January 7, 2013 at 10:20 ET



    Majan
    Says:

    I love u FedEx..., u a Great Tennis Play in the world 4 a Long time.

    Posted on January 7, 2013 at 09:52 ET



    Johny Adair
    Says:

    i look like lennis and your wife is fine mmm mmm mmm

    Posted on July 9, 2012 at 05:39 ET



    Adam Harvey
    Says:

    i love you and i also love metro's



    Posted on July 9, 2012 at 05:38 ET



    David Talbot
    Says:

    i love you from davey t

    Posted on July 9, 2012 at 05:37 ET



    Linda
    Says:

    Federer is the only player to watch...just as Usain Bolt said....Federer's games are the only tennis I watch!

    Posted on July 8, 2012 at 18:02 ET



    Dona francis
    Says:

    Federer you are incredible.. I love you. I admire you. You have proved the wourld that you are the king of tennis.

    Posted on July 8, 2012 at 13:06 ET



    RAVI SHANKAR
    Says:

    FED...FED...FED...What i say about u???,i can't speak....

    i m your trueheart and the biggest fan .wish you will definetly win this wimbledon roger...I can proudlu say...-NO ONE IS BETTER THAN "RF".I know u will defeat djokovic ,nadal and let them know that u r incomparable man....

    Posted on July 4, 2012 at 07:21 ET



    Gregor
    Says:

    I do believe in you Federer, please start to belive that you are the best. I do believe that that you will became NO1. and that you will stay on that position.

    Posted on June 5, 2012 at 12:43 ET



    Aarti sharma
    Says:

    roger you the best .. u r the king of tennis ..best of luck for ur every tournament

    Posted on April 1, 2012 at 00:50 ET



    Mehmood
    Says:

    Roger is God of tennis i love roger

    Posted on January 1, 2012 at 08:16 ET



    nandan
    Says:

    roger is best forever

    Posted on December 31, 2011 at 23:15 ET



    nandan
    Says:

    roger all time chompion

    Posted on December 31, 2011 at 23:14 ET



    Silvia
    Says:

    Sorry for your problems this season, you'll be back next year.

    Posted on October 8, 2011 at 11:02 ET



    deepa shrestha
    Says:

    Roger is the best player i have ever seen.

    Posted on September 7, 2011 at 09:33 ET



    ram
    Says:

    go

    Posted on June 9, 2011 at 10:57 ET



    Ems
    Says:

    LOVE ur facts but u could of put more facts......... LOVE U RODGER!

    Posted on June 8, 2011 at 01:34 ET



    Kareem
    Says:

    Surprise! Surprise! I share the same birth date with Roger Federer.

    Posted on June 5, 2011 at 10:53 ET



    sateesh
    Says:

    roger is the best . this wimbledon is rogers.

    Posted on June 2, 2011 at 07:56 ET



    Solomon T.W
    Says:

    Greetings For R & M !!
    I've never held a tennis racket in my hand. It gave you happyness. You look still fine and smiley.
    have a nice time and more sucess.

    Posted on June 2, 2011 at 03:56 ET



    poop
    Says:

    i could beat his sucky butt

    Posted on April 4, 2011 at 08:24 ET



    VomAutogmawam
    Says:

    Yes, but it's not all ...


    Posted on February 28, 2011 at 06:57 ET



    Roger Love
    Says:

    always love you, Roger :)

    Posted on March 5, 2011 at 10:52 ET



    Roger Love
    Says:

    true cassic greatest player ever. love you Roger

    Posted on March 5, 2011 at 10:51 ET



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