Roger Federer Biography, Age and Family
Roger Federer is a professional Swiss tennis player popularly known for dominating the early 12st century with his exceptional talent around the games. He has won 20 total career singles Grand Slam championships for men in the Tennis history. Association of Tennis Professionals ranked him number 16 in the world. The Grand Slam championships record held by Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are the ones Roger won 20 of them. Roger Federer started playing soccer until the age of 12 years when he started focusing into Tennis. At the age of 14, Roger became the champion nationally of all the Switzerland groups. The achievement made him to be selected to train at the Swiss National Tennis Center.
Roger Federer was born on 8th August 1981 at Basel, Switzerland. He was born to Lynette Federer and Robert Federer and got married to Mirka Federer in 2009. They both have four children Myla Rose Federer, Charlene Riva Federer, Leo Federer and Lenny Federer. Roger captured the Wimbledon junior singles championship in 1998 and joined the Orange Bowl junior tournament inaugurated in Miami. In 1999, made his appearance in the Swiss Davis Cup team and crowned as the best youngest tennis player to close the year as the world’s top 100. He finish the season at No.64.
Federer joined the 2000 Olympic Games competition and advanced to the bronze medal match. In 2001, he defeated Pete Sampras at Wimbledon and reached quarterfinals and by the end of the following year he was ranked number 6 worldwide. In 2003 he won at Wimbledon his first Grand Slam tournament title. Federer continued to the best player in 2006 and in addition to Wimbledon wins he won the U.S Open and the Australian Open becoming the first player to win the U.S Open two tournaments three years in a row.
In 2008, Roger’s record at 65-match grass-winning came to an end when he was defeated by Nadal at Wimbledon final. He later and teamed up with Stan Wawrinka from Switzerland and won the men’s double gold medal at the Beijing Olympic games in 2008. In 2009, Federer won his first French Open and became a champion in each of the 4 Grand Slam tournaments throughout his career. In 32003 season Federer got an injury and that year went without nothing and in 2014 he reached just one final in Grand Slam. He appeared in 2015 for the U.S Open and Wimbledon finals but he lost to Djokovic.
Roger Federer made his debut at Grand Slam tournament, the Australian Open. He shocked the world when he won the singles title five set final against Nadal. The hot streak continued to 2018 when he won the sixth career Australian Open singles titles. In 2019, he advanced to the semifinals at the French Open and proceed to the finals but unfortunately lost again to Djokovic. During the 2020 season Federer sustained knee injuries and missed most of the competitions.
According to his coach, Roger Federer is likely to miss the Australian Open competition. He says retirement not near and he is 40 years so recovering is not as fast as possible. He will miss this years Australian Open.