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Roger Federer 10 Personal Facts, Biography, Wiki
Swiss tennis player
Born: August 8, 1981 (age 40 years), Basel, Switzerland
Grand slams won (singles): 20
Height: 1.85 m
Spouse: Mirka Federer (m. 2009)
Children: Myla Rose Federer, Lenny Federer, Charlene Riva Federer, Leo Federer
Nationality: South African, Swiss
Birthday: August 8, 1981
Age: 40 Years, 40 Year Old Males
Sun Sign: Leo
Born Country: Switzerland
Born In: Basel, Switzerland
Famous As: Tennis Player
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Height: 6’1″ (185 cm), 6’1″ Males
Spouse/Ex-: Mirka Federer (M. 2009)
Father: Robert Federer
Mother: Lynette Federer
Children: Charlene Riva Federer, Lenny Federer, Leo Federer, Myla Rose Federer
City: Basel, Switzerland
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Roger Federer was born on 8 August 1981 in Basel, Switzerland.
His Swiss father, Robert Federer, is from Berneck in the Canton of St. Gallen, and his Afrikaner mother, Lynette Federer (née Durand), is from Kempton Park, Gauteng, in South Africa.
He has one sibling, his older sister, Diana, who is the mother of a set of twins.
Since Federer’s mother is South African, he holds both Swiss and South African citizenship.
He grew up in nearby Birsfelden, Riehen, and then Münchenstein, close to the French and German borders, and speaks Swiss German, Standard German, English and French fluently as well as functional Italian and Swedish.
Swiss German is his native language.
Federer served as a ball boy at his hometown Basel tournament, the Swiss Indoors, in 1992 and 1993.
Like all male Swiss citizens, Federer was subject to compulsory military service in the Swiss Armed Forces.
However, in 2003 he was ruled “unsuitable” and was subsequently not required to fulfill his military obligation.
Instead, he served in the civil protection force and was required to pay 3% of his taxable income as an alternative.
He grew up supporting FC Basel and the Swiss national football team.
Federer also credits his hand-eye coordination to the wide range of sports he played as a child, including badminton and basketball.
Federer is married to former Women’s Tennis Association player Miroslava Federer (née Vavrinec), whom he met while they were both competing for Switzerland at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
Usually called Mirka, she retired from the tour in 2002 because of a foot injury.
They were married at Wenkenhof Villa in Riehen near Basel on 11 April 2009, surrounded by a small group of close friends and family.
In 2009, Mirka gave birth to identical twin girls.
The Federers had another pair of identical twins in 2014, this time boys.
Holds records as oldest World No. 1 (36 in 2018) and for most consecutive weeks at No. 1 (237) in FedEx ATP Rankings history (since 1973).
Owns 103 titles and 1,251 wins – 2nd in Open Era to Connors’ 109 and 1,274. Never retired in career (1,526 singles and 223 doubles matches).
Tied with Djokovic and Nadal for most Grand Slam titles (20) and owns Grand Slam records with 369 wins, 31 finals (10 straight from 2005-07), 46 SFs (23 straight from 2004-10) and 58 QFs (36 straight from 2004-13).
Boasts tournament records for most championships at Basel (10), Halle (10), Wimbledon (8), ATP Masters 1000 Cincinnati (7) and Nitto ATP Finals (6).
Enjoyed 41-match win streak (2006-07), reached 17 straight finals (2005-06), posted 24-final win streak (2003-05), won 24 straight matches vs. Top 10 (2003-05) and earned 65 straight wins on grass (2003-08).
He got married to tennis player Mirka Vavrinec, a former member of the ‘Women’s Tennis Association,’ on April 11, 2009.
The two had met during the ‘Sydney Olympics’ in 2000.
The couple was blessed with identical twins, Myla Rose and Charlene Riva, on July 23, 2009.
On May 6, 2014, they were blessed with another set of twins, whom they named Lenny and Leo.
This professional tennis player is popularly referred to as ‘Fed Express’ or ‘FedEx.’ People even call him ‘Swiss Maestro’ or simply ‘Maestro’ for his exceptional skills and expertise.
His fans often call him the G.O.A.T. (Greatest Of All Time).