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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:


  • Poll: Who's Your Early Favorite To Win The US Open? I'll Go With Roger Federer's Bad Back
  • Roger Federer's playing. Yeah, so too is Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray as well. But this year's US Open just feels more wide open than in the past. Sure you have 3 of the Big 4 as the favorites, but they just don't feel like locks to win it. That's because we've seen breakthroug...
  • 2017-08-22
  • 2017 US Open Men's Seeds: Rafael Nadal Top Seed For Third Time
  • top seed at a Grand Slam since the 2014 French Open. Andy Murray, who just lost his No. 1 ranked today, is the second seed while Roger Federer is third. 20-year-old Alexander Zverev is a Top 4 seed at a Grand Slam for the first time after withdrawals from 2016 finalists Novak Djoko...
  • 2017-08-21
  • Rafael Nadal Officially Returns To No. 1 In ATP Rankings
  • 142nd on top. Nadal will hold the top spot for another two weeks at least through the US Open. But could lose it in New York to Roger Federer or Andy Murray. Federer will have to get at least to the semifinals, Murray the final. A Nadal-Federer or Nadal-Murray final in New York wo...
  • 2017-08-21
  • Dimitrov Downs Kyrgios For 1st Masters Title at Cincinnati
  • career-best 2014 when he won three. Dimitrov did not drop a set all week becoming the first Cincinnati winner to do that since Roger Federer in 2015. "Going to the [US] Open, it's for sure a lot of positivity with it, but the most important thing now is just to stay grounded, ...
  • 2017-08-20
  • Rain Stops Rafa, Dimitrov Dumps Delpo, Isner, Ferrer Advance At Cincinnati
  • Ferrer it's going to be a long and physically tough match," said Thiem. "He's playing way better again, including a great match against Federer last week. It's going to be really tough but I've got some more confidence again and I hope I'm ready." In the evening, Nick Kyrgios and...
  • 2017-08-18
  • US Open Affirms Roger Federer To Play Kids' Day A Week From Saturday
  • the US Open tweeted that they are expecting Roger Federer to be ready for next Saturday's Arthur Ashe Kids' Day celebration. So excited to have @RafaelNadal join @rogerfederer at #AAKD festivities on Saturday, 8/26! Get your tickets: https://t.co/Brua18VeJe https://t.co/lU...
  • 2017-08-17
  • 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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