Roger Federer - Basel, Switzerland
3 Singles Ranking
Switzerland Switzerland
  Age:36 (08.08.1981)
Birthplace:Basel, Switzerland
Height:6'1" (185 cm)
Weight:187 lbs (85 kg)
Turned Pro:1998
Coach:Ivan Ljubicic and Severin Lnthi
Singles Statistics as of 21.08.2017
  Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money*
2016 Current 3   - 35-3 5 $8,949,735
Career High 1 02.02.2004 1115-248 93 $107,780,560 *Singles & Doubles combined
Doubles Statistics as of 21.08.2017
  Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money*
2016 Current -   - 0-0 0 $8,949,735
Career High 24 09.06.2003 129-89 8 $107,780,560 *Singles & Doubles combined
FedEx ATP Head 2 Head

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Player Stats as of: 21.08.2017

Service Record Year-to-Date
Aces 365
Double Faults 65
1st Serve 63%
1st Serve Points Won 80%
2nd Serve Points Won 60%
Break Points Faced 140
Break Points Saved 70%
Service Games Played 492
Service Games Won 91%
Service Points Won 72%
Return Record Year-to-Date
1st Serve Return Points Won 33%
2nd Serve Return Points Won 51%
Break Points Opportunities 314
Break Points Converted 41%
Return Games Played 485
Return Games Won 26%
Return Points Won 40%
Total Points Won 55%
Year In Review


On 11 January, he became the third player in the Open Era to record 1,000 singles match wins (after Connors and Lendl)...He was the first to do so since Lendl at 1992 Basel. As top seed, Federer clinched his 83rd tour-level crown in Brisbane (d. Raonic in three sets)...

On 23 January, lost in the Australian Open 3R for the first time since 2001 (l. to Clement)…Fell to Seppi, who broke a 10-match losing streak against the Swiss, in four sets…

On 28 February, captured a record seventh Dubai title (d. Djokovic)...Served four aces in the 37-minute opener and became the fourth player (since 1991) to hit 9000 aces when he fired down a service winner at the start of the sixth game of the second set...

On 22 March, came close to lifting his fifth ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Indian Wells title, losing to Djokovic in the final on his 15th appearance at the tournament...Is now 23-17 in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 finals...

Reached ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte-Carlo 3R (l. to Monfils)...

On 29 April, became the ninth active player to record 200 match wins on clay with victory over Nieminen in Istanbul 2R...On 3 May, captured his 85th tour-level title at Istanbul (d. Cuevas); his third crown of 2015...Turkey was the 19th different country that the Swiss has lifted the trophy...

On 6 May, failed to convert two match points versus Kyrgios in 76(12) third set TB loss in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Madrid 2R...

On 17 May, finished runner-up in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Rome final (l. to Djokovic) for the fourth time (also 2003, 2006 and 2013)...


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 pharmaceutical company)...Has one sister Diana, who is two years older...Idol growing up was Boris Becker and favorite player was Pete Sampras...Compiled outstanding junior results, finishing as No. 1 junior in the world in 1998...Won Wimbledon junior singles (d. Labadze) and doubles titles (w/O. Rochus) that year...One of four players (Edberg, Cash, Borg) to win junior and men’s title at Wimbledon...Also reached final at US Open (l. to Nalbandian) and SF at Australian Open in ‘98...Closed junior career with title at Orange Bowl in Miami (d. Coria).

Enjoys sitting on the beach, playing cards and table tennis, is a fervent fan of hometown football team FC Basel...Has a flair for aesthetics and class...In 2003, initiated Roger Federer Foundation which supports disadvantaged children in South Africa and promotes sport for young people...Enjoys being an ambassador for global promotion of tennis and is inspired by the cultural diversity of the world...Donated several autographed items to various fundraising auctions and made a personal donation to tsunami relief efforts in January 2005...In addition, helped organise All-Star Rally for Relief, an exhibition event in Indian Wells, Calif., with proceeds to benefit UNICEF’s tsunami efforts.

In March 2005, he made a surprise visit to children in townships near Port Elizabeth, South Africa and in November 2005, his parents opened a multipurpose sports site that consists of two tennis courts, a basketball and netball court as well as a football ground in small municipality of Zwide...In September 2005, autographed racquet used in US Open final to ATP’s on-line auction for the American Red Cross’ Hurricane Katrina relief efforts and it fetched a winning bid of $25,665...In November 2004, was on hand at United Nations in New York to announce 2005 as “International Year of Sport and Physical Education” with U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan...In April 2006, named UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

Carried Swiss flag in opening ceremonies of Athens Olympics in 2004 and Beijing Olympics in 2008 (on his birthday)...Named ATP Player of Year and earned Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship award from 2004-09, '11-14 and fans’ favourite from 2003-14...I.T.W.A. Player of the Year and Ambassador for Tennis award winner in 2004-06...Named 2003 "Swiss of the Year" by his country’s TV audience...Won Laureus World Sportsman of Year from 2004-07...Close friend of Vogue Editor-In-Chief Anna Wintour...She has attended his matches at Wimbledon and the US Open and he accompanied her to Fashion Week in New York City following 2006 US Open...Named GQ’s "International Man of the Year" for 2005 in Germany...Speaks English, German, Swiss German, French and some Swedish and Italian...Fitness trainer is Pierre Paganini...Golf superstar Tiger Woods attended ’06 US Open final and both athletes met for first time.

Received 2006 Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of Year award and named 2006-07 BBC Sports Overseas Personality of Year (also in '04)...In October 2007, voted No. 30 in a list of "the 100 most influential people in the world of sports" in BusinessWeek Magazine in U.S. (one of six athletes in Top 30)...Named in Time Magazine's "100 Most Influential People in World" in May 14, 2007 issue...Recipient of U.S. Academy Outstanding Athlete in 2005-06 presented by USA Today and MSNBC (voted by fans)...Had a stamp of him released by Swiss Post on April 10, 2007 in his birthplace of Basel.

Elected to ATP Player Council in June 2008, serving as President...Wife, Mirka (Vavrinec) is a former WTA Tour player and they met at 2000 Sydney Olympic Games...They married on Apr. 11, 2009 in Basel...Twin daughters, Charlene Riva and Myla Rose (born July 23, 2009)...Twin sons, Leo and Lenny (born May 6, 2014)...

In 2013, he received Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award for the ninth time and selected as Fans’ Favourite presented by Moët & Chandon for a record 11th consecutive year...Has won a record

Works with Swiss Davis Cup captain Severin Luthi (since 2008) and Stefan Edberg (for 10 weeks in 2014)…Fitness trainer is Pierre Paganini.

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