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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:


  • Rafael Nadal Rolls Over Kevin Anderson 16th Grand Slam Title, 3rd US Open
  • snapping an 8-match losing streak in finals on his least favorite surface. And the win also puts added distance between him and Roger Federer for the year-end No. 1 ranking. Federer can still make up the 1,800 or so point gap, but he'll have to be almost perfect. As for the dra...
  • 2017-09-10
  • Nadal v Del Potro, Carreno Busta v Anderson; US Open SF Picks And Pans
  • but that changes bigly today against Juan Martin Del Potro. Playing as well as he has in years, Del Potro took the racquet out of Roger Federer's hands Wednesday night. And after saving those two matchpoints in a thriller Monday over Dominic Thiem, maybe the Gods are with him. After...
  • 2017-09-08
  • Roger Federer: Del Potro Has A Better Chance Of Beating Rafa Than Me In SFs Anyway
  • Federer admitted after his 4-set loss to Juan Martin del Potro last night that he felt he wasn't playing well enough to beat rival Rafael Nadal in the Friday semifinals. Rather, it was good that del Potro won because he would have a better chance against the Spaniard. "Of cours...
  • 2017-09-07
  • Roger Federer Says He's Still Stick To His Fall Schedule Which Includes 5 Events
  • Federer missed a chance this week to return to No. 1 after losing tonight to Juan Martin del Potro in the quarterfinals at the US Open. The Swiss, though, confirmed his upcoming schedule which he hopes to be 100% for. "Now I have Laver Cup, Shanghai, Basel, Paris, and London...
  • 2017-09-07
  • Del Potro Ruins Federer-Nadal SF Party at US Open
  • Martin del Potro ruined the Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal party on Wednesday at the US Open when the former champion defeated the five-time winning Swiss 7-5, 3-6, 7-6(8) 6-4. "I played my best match of the tournament," said Del Potro, who saved four set points in the third-set ti...
  • 2017-09-07
  • Rafael Nadal: I Don't Want To Look Like I'm Going To Be Roger Federer's Boyfriend
  • a sixth US Open semifinal. After the easy win over the Russian 19-year-old, the focus was of course on his potential match-up with Roger Federer on Friday, which would be their first at the US Open. When asked of his admiration for the Swiss, Rafa had some fun. "I don't want to lo...
  • 2017-09-06
  • 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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