Roger Federer is known as one of the greatest tennis players in history. He is most famous for winning a record 20 Grand Slam singles titles.
Roger Federer was born on August 8, 1981, in Basel, Switzerland, to Swiss father Robert Federer and South African mother Lynette Du Rand. Federer's folks met while on an excursion for work for a pharmaceutical organization, where the two of them worked.
Federer checked out sporting games at an early age, playing tennis and soccer at eight years old. By age 11, he was among the Top 3 junior tennis players in Switzerland. At age 12, he chose to stop practicing other spots and focus his attention on tennis, which he believed he exceeded expectations at better than kids his age. By 14, he was completely drenched in the game, playing a few competitions every month and rehearsing his strategy six hours per week. To build up his system of play, he frequently imitated his tennis idols, Boris Becker and Stefan Edberg.
The 2009 season was an essential one for the Swiss star. He beat Robin Soderling to win the French Open and completed the career Grand Slam, and vanquished Andy Roddick in an epic Wimbledon final to outperform Sampras for a record fifteenth Grand Slam singles title. Federer additionally achieved the finals of the two other significant competitions, falling in five sets to Nadal at the Australian Open and to Juan Martin del Potro at the U.S. Open. His splendid all-around play empowered him to recapture the world's No. 1 positioning.
At the Australian Open in January 2018, Federer crushed Cilic, this time in five sets, to guarantee a record-tying six Aussie titles and to take to a surprising 20 Grand Slam singles titles. After sitting out the clay-court season for the second continuous year, he came back to the grass courts of Wimbledon, where he again added to an individual record by achieving the competition's quarterfinals for the sixteenth time in his career.
In 2009, Federer married his wife Mirka Vavrinec, a former expert tennis player. That July, the couple turned into the guardians of twin children, Myla and Charlene. On May 6, 2014, the couple brought forth their second arrangement of twins, young men Leo and Lenny. Federer lives with his family in Bottmingen, Switzerland.
In 2003, Federer set up the Roger Federer Foundation, which gives support to poor nations that have birth death rates of in excess of 15 percent, for instruction and sports-related activities.
Roger Federer has a total of 6.9 million followers on Instagram.
According to www.celebritynetworth.com, Roger Federer's net worth is estimated to be 450 million dolars.
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|Swiss tennis player
|Mirka Federer [M. 2009]
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