Roger Federer is a Swiss former professional tennis player who dominated the sport in the early 21st century with his exceptional all-around game. He won a record eight Wimbledon titles, and in 2018 he became the first player to claim 20 Grand Slam men’s singles titles.
Federer was born on August 8, 1981, in Basel, Switzerland. He began playing tennis at age 8 and debuted on the ATP Tour in 1998 as a Wildcard entry in Gstaad. His mother is Lynette; Father is Robert; has one sister, Diana. His idols growing up were Stefan Edberg, Boris Becker and Pete Sampras. He speaks English, German, Swiss German and French. He married his wife, Mirka Vavrinec, in 2009.
Roger Federer has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles, third to Rafael Nadal (22) and Novak Djokovic (22). He has reached 31 Grand Slam finals, second behind Djokovic (33), including 10 consecutive, and another 8 consecutive (the two longest finals streaks in history), 46 semifinal appearances, and 58 quarterfinal appearances.
Federer has won a record eight Wimbledon titles. He is the first male player to win 20 Grand Slam titles. He is also the most consecutive weeks as World No.1 and the oldest male tennis player to become World No.1