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Roger Federer

Born: August 8, 1981 (age 37)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Basel, Switzerland
Nationality: Switzerland Swiss

Current Rank (Jun 18): No. 1 (8,920 points)
Roger Federer celebrates after defeating Julien Benneteau during their third round match of the French Open on May 31, 2013
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Sports Mole has 1,609 articles about Roger Federer. Articles 1 to 40:
Andy Murray practising for Wimbledon on June 30, 2018
Andy Murray handed tough draw at Cincinnati Open
Former world number one Andy Murray is drawn to face Lucas Pouille in the opening round of the Cincinnati Open.
Aug 11, 12:53
Novak Djokovic in action during his Wimbledon semi-final against Rafael Nadal on July 14, 2018
Novak Djokovic returns to world's top 10
Novak Djokovic returns to the top 10 of the ATP Rankings after winning Wimbledon, but Andy Murray is now placed down in 839th spot.
Jul 16, 11:15
Kevin Anderson celebrates winning a point during his epic Wimbledon semi-final with John Isner on July 13, 2018
Result: Kevin Anderson pips John Isner to Wimbledon final in five-set epic
Kevin Anderson reaches the final of Wimbledon for the first time courtesy of an epic five-set victory over John Isner, winning the final set 26-24.
Jul 13, 19:48
Rafael Nadal in action at Wimbledon on July 9, 2018
Result: Rafael Nadal reaches Wimbledon semi-finals with epic win over Juan Martin del Potro
Rafael Nadal reaches the Wimbledon semi-finals for the first time since 2011 thanks to an epic five-set victory over Juan Martin del Potro on Centre Court.
Jul 11, 21:14
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Result: John Isner powers past Milos Raonic to reach Wimbledon semi-finals
John Isner will face Kevin Anderson at the semi-finals of Wimbledon thanks to a four-set victory over Milos Raonic on Wednesday evening.
Jul 11, 20:53
Switzerland's Roger Federer after losing the Halle Open final against Croatia's Borna Coric on June 24, 2018
Result: Kevin Anderson dumps Roger Federer out of Wimbledon
Kevin Anderson overturns a two-set deficit to defeat defending champion Roger Federer in the Wimbledon quarter-finals.
Jul 11, 17:31
Serbia's Novak Djokovic in action during the Wimbledon fourth-round match against Russia's Karen Khachanov July 9, 2018... on the grass
Result: Novak Djokovic sails through to last eight of Wimbledon
Novak Djokovic beats Karen Khachanov 6-4 6-2 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals of Wimbledon, where he will face Kei Nishikori.
Jul 9, 21:13
Switzerland's Roger Federer after losing the Halle Open final against Croatia's Borna Coric on June 24, 2018
Result: Roger Federer earns place in Wimbledon quarter-finals
Roger Federer progresses through to the Wimbledon quarter-finals with a straight-sets victory over France's Adrian Mannarino.
Jul 9, 15:15
Switzerland's Roger Federer after losing the Halle Open final against Croatia's Borna Coric on June 24, 2018
Result: Roger Federer makes short work of Jan-Lennard Struff at Wimbledon
Roger Federer reaches round four of Wimbledon thanks to a routine, straight-sets victory over Jan-Lennard Struff.
Jul 6, 21:24
Switzerland's Roger Federer after losing the Halle Open final against Croatia's Borna Coric on June 24, 2018
Roger Federer: 'I was less nervous in round two'
Roger Federer says that his early-tournament nerves are beginning to subside at Wimbledon.
Jul 4, 19:23
Switzerland's Roger Federer after losing the Halle Open final against Croatia's Borna Coric on June 24, 2018
Result: Roger Federer cruises past Lukas Lacko in Wimbledon second round
Roger Federer wins in straight sets against Lukas Lacko to maintain his strong run of form at Wimbledon, as he seeks back-to-back titles.
Jul 4, 16:41
Rafael Nadal shows off the guns after making it through to the semis at the Rio Olympics on August 12, 2016
Result: Rafael Nadal coasts into Wimbledon round two
World number one Rafael Nadal coasts into round two of Wimbledon with a straight-sets win over Dudi Sela.
Jul 3, 17:31
Switzerland's Roger Federer after losing the Halle Open final against Croatia's Borna Coric on June 24, 2018
Roger Federer "very happy" with performance in Wimbledon opener
Roger Federer says that he was pleased with his performance in his Wimbledon opener against Dusan Lajovic.
Jul 2, 16:17
Switzerland's Roger Federer after losing the Halle Open final against Croatia's Borna Coric on June 24, 2018
Result: Roger Federer breezes past Dusan Lajovic at Wimbledon
Roger Federer books his spot in the second round of Wimbledon courtesy of a 6-1 6-3 6-4 victory over Dusan Lajovic.
Jul 2, 14:35
Switzerland's Roger Federer after losing the Halle Open final against Croatia's Borna Coric on June 24, 2018
How does Roger Federer continue to defy his age to win Grand Slam titles?
Roger Federer has won eight Wimbledon titles but just six weeks shy of his 37th birthday, how does the Swiss remain the favourite to win a ninth crown at SW19?
Jul 1, 14:22
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Andy Murray given tough Wimbledon draw
Two-time champion Andy Murray is drawn to play Benoit Paire in the first round at Wimbledon.
Jun 29, 10:22
Serena Williams confirms her exit from the French Open on June 4, 2018
Serena Williams seeded 25 for Wimbledon, Andy Murray unseeded
Wimbledon announces that Serena Williams will be the 25th seed for this year's tournament, but Andy Murray misses out on being seeded in the top 32 in the men's draw.
Jun 27, 10:16
Dan Evans in action in April 2017
Result: Dan Evans into quarter-finals at Nottingham Challenger
Dan Evans progresses through to the quarter-finals of the Nottingham Challenger with a straight-sets win over Ukraine's Sergiy Stakhovsky.
Jun 13, 16:34
Rafael Nadal celebrates reaching the next round of the French Open on June 4, 2018
Result: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for 11th French Open title
World number one Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem 6-4 6-3 6-2 to lift the French Open title for an 11th time.
Jun 10, 16:57
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Result: Dan Evans wins in Surbiton Trophy first round
Dan Evans continues his return to the sport with victory over Thomas Fabbiano in the first round of the Surbiton Trophy.
Jun 5, 16:34
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Roger Federer to skip clay court season following Thanasi Kokkinakis loss
Roger Federer will skip the upcoming European clay court season, including the French Open, following his defeat to Thanasi Kokkonakis at the Miami Open.
Mar 25, 13:44
Anthony Joshua pictured at a computer game launch in August 2017
Anthony Joshua: 'Losing is my one big fear in boxing'
Anthony Joshua claims that losing is what makes boxers - including himself - nervous more than anything else in the sport.
Mar 24, 17:21
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French Open increase prize money to £34m
The French Open will increase the prize money to £34m in this summer's tournament following pressure from the ATP player council to do so.
Mar 22, 22:43
Juan Martin Del Potro in action during the Olympics singles final on August 14, 2016
Juan Martin del Potro: 'I couldn't imagine Indian Wells win'
Juan Martin del Potro says that he once found it difficult to imagine winning a Masters Series event after undergoing three wrist surgeries earlier in his career.
Mar 19, 15:47
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Ryan Giggs hails Cristiano Ronaldo longevity
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs hails former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo's ability to stay at the top of his game for so long.
Feb 27, 20:15
Roger Federer poses with his collection of Laureus Awards in February 2018
Roger Federer top winner at Laureus World Sports Awards
Roger Federer is named sportsman of the year at the Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco.
Feb 27, 20:00
Roger Federer celebrates during the second round of the US Open on August 31, 2017
Result: Roger Federer sweeps aside Grigor Dimitrov to win Rotterdam Open title
Roger Federer celebrates his return to the summit of the tennis world rankings with a 6-2 6-2 victory over Grigor Dimitrov in Sunday's Rotterdam Open final.
Feb 18, 20:46
Roger Federer celebrates during the second round of the US Open on August 31, 2017
Roger Federer becomes oldest world number one
Roger Federer becomes the oldest world number one in tennis history courtesy of his victory over Robin Haase at the Rotterdam Open.
Feb 16, 20:20
Kyle Edmund celebrates winning his Australian Open quarter-final on January 23, 2018
Kyle Edmund rises to 26th spot, Johanna Konta down in world rankings
Kyle Edmund moves to a career-high of 26th spot in the ATP world rankings, but Johanna Konta loses ground in the WTA standings.
Jan 29, 12:27
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic in Australian Open final for 20th Grand Slam title
Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic in the Australian Open final for his 20th Grand Slam title.
Jan 28, 11:43
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Roger Federer: 'Chung Hyeon had a wonderful tournament'
Roger Federer admits that he is disappointed his Australian Open semi-final against Chung Hyeon was decided by an injury.
Jan 26, 21:23
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Defending champion Roger Federer through to Australian Open final
Roger Federer is though to the Australian Open final for a record seventh time after Hyeon Chung retired with a foot injury at one set down in Friday's semi-final.
Jan 26, 09:44
Kyle Edmund in action during the second round of the US Open on August 30, 2017
Result: Marin Cilic ends Kyle Edmund's run at semi-final stage
Kyle Edmund suffers a straight-sets defeat to Marin Cilic, who remains on course for a first triumph at the Australian Open after reaching the final.
Jan 25, 10:57
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer through to Australian Open semi-finals
Roger Federer is through to the semi-finals of the Australian Open with a straight-sets win over Tomas Berdych.
Jan 24, 11:02
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer through to Australian Open quarter-finals
Roger Federer registers a straight-sets win over Marton Fucsovics to move through to the Australian Open quarter-finals.
Jan 22, 10:10
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer defeats Richard Gasquet at Australian Open
Defending champion Roger Federer is through to the Australian Open fourth round with a straight-sets win over Richard Gasquet.
Jan 20, 12:22
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer safely through to round three of Australian Open
Roger Federer sets up a meeting with Richard Gasquet in round three of the Australian Open, thanks to a 6-4 6-4 7-6(4) win over Jan-Lennard Struff.
Jan 18, 13:01
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Result: Roger Federer beats Aljaz Bedene to reach second round of Australian Open
Reigning Australian Open champion Roger Federer makes it into the second round of the Grand Slam with a straight-sets win over Aljaz Bedene.
Jan 16, 10:09
Rafael Nadal in action at the US Open on August 29, 2016
Result: Rafael Nadal eases into Australian Open second round
World number one Rafael Nadal eases into the Australian Open second round with a straight-sets win over Victor Estrella Burgos.
Jan 15, 10:10
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 26, 2017
Roger Federer to face Aljaz Bedene at Australian Open
Defending champion Roger Federer will face former British representative Aljaz Bedene in the opening round of the Australian Open.
Jan 11, 10:09

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