Roger federer

Roger Federer-Ching

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  • Birth

    Roger Federer was born on the 8th of August 1981 in Basel, Switzerland. Federer's parents were Robert Federer from Switzerland and Lynette from Southe Africa.
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    Roger Federer Biography-Ching

  • Swiss Junior Champion

    Swiss Junior Champion
    Roger Federer becomes the Swiss Junior Chamion and gets selected to train at the Swiss National Training Centre in Ecublens.
  • Under 18's Champion

    Under 18's Champion
    Federer becomes the Swiss under 18's champion.
  • Quits School

    Roger Federer at the age of 16 decides to quit school and focus on tennis because he thought that school work was distracting him from tennis and he wanted to have 100% focus in tennis.
  • Junior Years

    Junior Years
    Federer's main accomplishment's as a junior player came at Wimbledon, where he won both the singles tournament and the doubles tournament partnering with Olivier Rochus.
  • First Win

    First Win
    Federer's first win as a professional tennis player was at the 2001 Milan Indoor tournament, which he defeated Julien Boutter 6–4, 6–7, 6–4.
  • Military Service

    Military Service
    Like all male Swiss citizens, Federer was subject to compulsory military service in the Swiss Armed Forces. However, in 2003 he was considered unfit due to a long-standing back problem and was subsequently not required to fulfill the requirements.
  • Roger Federer Foundation

    Roger Federer Foundation
    Federer established the Roger Federer Foundation in 2003 to help disadvantaged people and to promote sports.
  • First Grand Slam

    First Grand Slam
    In 2003, Federer won his first ever Grand Slam singles title at Wimbledon, beating Mark Philippoussis 7–6, 6–2, 7–6.
  • More Grand Slam Wins

    More Grand Slam Wins
    During 2004, Federer won three Grand Slam singles titles in a year for the first time in his career, and became the first person to do so since Mats Wilander in 1988.
  • No. One Spot

    No. One Spot
    On Feb. 2, 2004, Federer took the No. 1 ranking away from Andy Roddick. Since then, 147 weeks have passed and no player has challenged him for the top spot since. His total weeks of being No. 1 in the world is the fifth longest since the creation of the rankings system in 1973. Only Sampras, Lendl, Connors and McEnroe have been there longer.
  • Unicef

    Federer is appionted a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador.
  • Breaking Records

    Breaking Records
    In 2009 Federer won two other Grand Slam titles which were the French Open and Wimbledon. After winning two Grand Slams Federer has won fifteenth Grand Slam singles title, which is one more than Pete Sampras's mark of fourteen.
  • Marriage

    Federer is married to former Women's Tennis Association player Mirka Vavrinec. They met while competing for Switzerland in the 2000 Sydney Olympics, they were married in Basel on 11 April 2009.
  • Children

    On the 23rd of July Federer and his wife gave birth to two twin girls, Myla and Charlene.
  • Hit For Haiti

    Hit For Haiti
    In response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Federer responded by arranging a exhibition match with top tennis players Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Roddick to give up their final day of preparation for the 2010 Australian Open to form a special charity event called Hit for Haiti, in which all proceeds will go to the Haiti earthquake victims.