The name is enough! If you haven’t heard about him, you might not be a sports lover or not fond of reading News. You may think that I am being overwhelmed, but you will definitely agree with me on the completion of this article.
The recent headline is something related to “Roger Federer’s noticeable low performance at Wimbledon Quarter Final”. The reason is his major knee injury which is not for the first time and though Roger is 20 time Major winner with Grand Slam Winner title and many other awards! He has various experiences of physical setbacks and recoveries. So, writing him off would not be so wise.
Roger Federer is the Legend of the world of Tennis and Wimbledon is the greatest holy place for Tennis. Roger Federer has been ranked world No. 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals(ATP) and now at No. 8 in the world by ATP. He was at No. 1 position for 237 weeks continuously and a total of 310 weeks.
|Birth Date||8 August, 1981|
|Age||39 Years (in July, 2021)|
|Birth Place||Basel, Switzerland|
|Nationality||South African, Swiss|
|Net Worth||$450 million|
|Height||6’1” (185 cm)|
|Weight||85 kg (187 lbs)|
|Plays||Right Handed, One-handed backhand|
|Coach||Ivan Ljubicic, Severen Luthi|
|Ranking||No. 8 in the World|
|Grand Slams won (single)||20|
Family and Background
Roger Federer was born on 8 August 1981 in Basel, Switzerland. His father Robert Federer is Swiss, mother Lynette Federer is from South Africa and both were employees of Pharmaceutical companies like his father.
Roger spent his early days in Switzerland village near the French border and this is the reason for his fluency in Swiss German, Standard German, English and French. Among these, Swiss German is his native language and he can speak Italian and Swedish.