Roger Federer

Roger Federer

Top players from SwitzerlandRoger Federer (#2)Stanislas Wawrinka (#18)Patty Schnyder (#40)Timea Bacsinszky (#186)Stephane Bohli (#433)

Country: Switzerland
Birthdate: August 08, 1981
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Residence: Bottmingen, Switzerland
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Turned Pro: 1998
Coach: None
Current ATP Singles Rank: 2
Current ATP Singles Points: 9,535
Current ATP Doubles Rank: 1279
Current ATP Doubles Points: 10

Tennis Equipment: Wilson KFactor KSix-One Tour 90 tennis rackets, Wilson Natural Gut 16 gauge for his main strings, Luxilon Big Banger ALU Power Rough 16L gauge (polyester) for his cross strings

Sponsors: Credit Suisse (till 2019)

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Profile

Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player. He is ranked world number 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), having previously held the number one position for a record 237 consecutive weeks. He is considered the greatest tennis player of all time by many sports analysts, tennis critics, and former and current players.

Federer has won 15 Grand Slam singles titles, more than any other male player. He is one of six male players to have captured the career Grand Slam. He also appeared in 21 career Grand Slam finals, and as of September 2009, has reached the semi-finals or better of the last 22 Grand Slam tournaments, a streak that spans over five years. Federer also holds the record of reaching 10 consecutive Grand Slam finals and has appeared in 17 of the last 18. As a result of his successes in tennis, Federer was named the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year for four consecutive years (2005-2008).

2013

Roger Federer 2013 Schedule

Roger Federer opted to play the Australian Open grand slam directly without any warm up tournaments. He reached the semifinal where he lost to Andy Murray in five sets. He is play his second tournament of the season at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament 2013.

2012

Roger Federer 2012 Schedule

After a successful end in the 2011, Roger Federer began the 2012 season by playing at the ExxomMobil Qatar Open. He withdrew from the tournament with a back injury in the semifinal. In the first grand slam of the season at the Australian Open 2012, Federer was seeded No. 3. He beat Alexander Kudryavtsev, Ivo Karlovic, Bernanrd Tomic and Juan Martin del Potro to advance to the semifinal. Federer lost to Nadal in four sets in the semifinal. Federer later went on to win the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament, Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships and BNP Paribas Open titles. Winning the Indian Wells Masters title, Federer equalled the record held by Nadal to win the most number (19) of ATP World Tour 1000 Masters title.

2011

2010

Roger Federer 2010 Schedule

Roger Federer was seeded No. 1 at the French Open 2010 and he was the defending champion. Federer beat Peter Luczak, Alejandro Falla, Julian Reister and Stanislas Wawrinka on his way to the quarterfinals. In the quarterfinals, Federer played last year finalist Robin Soderling and lost in four sets 6-3, 3-6, 5-7, 4-6. This is the first time that Federer has failed to reach the semifinals at a Grand Slam tournament since French Open 2003.

Roger Federer was seeded No. 1 in the Gerry Weber Open 2010, which is considered a warm-up tournament to Wimbledon. Federer is a five time champion at Halle. Federer defeated Jarkko Nieminen, Alejandro Falla, Philipp Kohlschreiber on his way to the semifinals. In the semifinal, Federer beat Philipp Petzscher 7-6(3), 6-4 to reach the final where he played former World No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt. Reaching the final without dropping a set, his form on Grass (76-1 since 2003), and his record against Lleyton Hewitt, Federer was considered the favorite to win the final. He won the first set 6-3, but Hewitt rallied to upset Federer 3-6, 7-6(4), 6-4.

Wimbledon 2010
Roger Federer was seeded No. 1 at the Wimbledon 2010 grand slam. Though, he slipped to No. 2 in ATP rankings before the tournament, Federer was seeded No. 1 in the tournament as he was the defending champion and has won the tournament six times. Federer's first round opponent was Alejandro Falla from Colombia. Federer has a 4-0 head to head record against Falla going into the match and he was the favorite by a big margin. Roger Federer lost the first two sets and was down 0-40 on his serve in the third set. Just when everyone thought the biggest upset of the tournament is in the making, Federer quickly turned the match around and rallied to win the next three sets to win his first round match 5-7, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7-1), 6-0. Federer defeated Ilija Bozoljac, Arnaud Clement and Jurgen Melzer to reach the quarterfinals. In the quarterfinal, Federer lost to No. 12 seed Tomas Berdych 4-6, 6-3, 1-6, 4-6.

With Quarterfinal exits in both French Open and at the Wimbledon, Roger Federer dropped to No. 3 in the ATP Rankings.

2009

Philanthropy

Roger Federer founded the Roger Federer foundation which works in South Africa. The foundation serves in South Africa as Federer's mother Lynette is a native South African.


Ranking and Points History

DateRankPointsChange
March 4, 201329535 
February 25, 201329855 
February 18, 201329855 
February 11, 2013210265 
February 4, 2013210265 
January 28, 2013210265 
November 12, 2012210265 
September 10, 2012111805 
May 14, 201229430
May 7, 201238520 
 Points Chart



Roger Federer Titles

Partial list of titles won by Roger Federer

YearTournaments
2012Indian Wells Masters, Dubai Tennis Championships, Rotterdam Open
2011Qatar Open
2009French Open, Wimbledon, Western & Southern Financial Group Masters
2008US Open, Gerry Weber Open
2007Wimbledon, US Open, Western & Southern Financial Group Masters, Dubai Tennis Championships
2006US Open, Qatar Open, Indian Wells Masters, Wimbledon, Miami Masters, Gerry Weber Open
2005Dubai Tennis Championships, Miami Masters, Rotterdam Open, Indian Wells Masters, Qatar Open, Western & Southern Financial Group Masters, Gerry Weber Open, US Open, Wimbledon, Gerry Weber Open (doubles, partnering Yves Allegro)
2004Gerry Weber Open, Wimbledon, Indian Wells Masters, US Open, Dubai Tennis Championships
2003Wimbledon, Gerry Weber Open, Dubai Tennis Championships, Open 13, Miami Masters (doubles, partnering Max Mirnyi)
2002Rotterdam Open (doubles, partnering Max Mirnyi)
2001Rotterdam Open (doubles, partnering Jonas Bjorkman)

Roger Federer Finalist

Partial list of tournaments where Roger Federer is the finalist.

YearTournaments
2011Dubai Tennis Championships, Indian Wells Masters (doubles, partnering Stanislas Wawrinka)
2009US Open
2008French Open, Wimbledon, Masters Series Monte-Carlo
2007French Open, Masters Series Monte-Carlo
2006Masters Series Monte-Carlo, French Open, Dubai Tennis Championships
2003Rotterdam Open (doubles, partnering Max Mirnyi)
2002Miami Masters, Indian Wells Masters (doubles, partnering Max Mirnyi)
2001Rotterdam Open
2000Open 13

Grand Slam titles

YearGrand Slam tournamentSurfaceOpponent in FinalScore in final
2003WimbledonGrassMark Philippoussis7-6(5), 6-2, 7-6(3)
2004Australian OpenHardRussia Marat Safin7-6(3), 6-4, 6-2
2004Wimbledon (2)GrassUSA Andy Roddick4-6, 7-5, 7-6(3), 6-4
2004US OpenHardAustralia Lleyton Hewitt6-0, 7-6(3), 6-0
2005Wimbledon (3)GrassAndy Roddick6-2, 7-6(2), 6-4
2005US Open (2)HardUSA Andre Agassi6-3, 2-6, 7-6(1), 6-1
2006Australian Open (2)HardMarcos Baghdatis5-7, 7-5, 6-0, 6-2
2006Wimbledon (4)GrassSpain Rafael Nadal6-0, 7-6(5), 6-7(2), 6-3
2006US Open (3)HardAndy Roddick6-2, 4-6, 7-5, 6-1
2007Australian Open (3)HardFernando Gonzalez7-6(2), 6-4, 6-4
2007Wimbledon (5)GrassRafael Nadal7-6(7), 4-6, 7-6(3), 2-6, 6-2
2007US Open (4)HardSerbia Novak Djokovic7-6(4), 7-6(2), 6-4
2008US Open (5)HardUK Andy Murray6-2, 7-5, 6-2
2009French OpenClaySweden Robin Soderling6-1, 7-6(1), 6-4
2009Wimbledon (6)GrassAndy Roddick5-7, 7-6(6), 7-6(5), 3-6, 16-14
2010Australian Open (4)HardAndy Murray6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (11)

Grand Slam Runner-ups

YearGrand Slam tournamentSurfaceOpponent in FinalScore in final
2006French OpenClayRafael Nadal1-6, 6-1, 6-4, 7-6(4)
2007French Open (2)ClayRafael Nadal6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
2008French Open (3)ClayRafael Nadal6-1, 6-3, 6-0
2008WimbledonGrassRafael Nadal6-4, 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-7(8), 9-7
2009Australian OpenHardRafael Nadal7-5, 3-6, 7-6(3), 3-6, 6-2
2009US OpenHardJuan Martin del Potro3-6, 7-6(5), 4-6, 7-6(4), 6-2

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