Roger Federer was born on 8 August 1981 in Basel, Switzerland.
He is a Swiss professional tennis player who at a time was ranked world No.1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) for 310 weeks. He has the record of being ranked world No.1 for 237 consecutive weeks.
Federer is behind only Jimmy Connors as the tennis player to have won the most ATP titles with 103 titles under his belt; this includes 20 Grand Slams.
Federer who played his first juniors match in 1996 at age 14 also played badminton and basketball; sports he credits for his excellent hand-eye coordination.
He is a fluent speaker of Swiss German, Standard German, English, and French.
Federer turned professional in 1998 and is currently coached by Ivan Ljubičić and Severin Lüthi.
He along with Novak Djokovic and Rafael, the two men who broker his dominance of men’s tennis, are considered the greatest tennis players of all time.
Nicknamed the Federer Express, Roger Federer lives with his family in Valbella, Switzerland.
Roger Federer Children: Myla Rose Federer, Leo Federer, Lenny Federer, Charlene Riva Federer
Roger Federer has two sets of twins born to him. They are Myla Rose Federer and Charlene Riva Federer, and Leo Federer and Lenny Federer.
Roger’s eldest children, twin daughters Myla Rose and Charlene Riva were born on 23 July 2009. They were born soon after he had won his 15th Grand Slam title and his sixth Wimbledon title.
Federer and his wife, Mirka became the proud parents of another set of twins, boys this time, when they welcomed Leo and Lenny Federer into the family on 6 May 2014.