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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 1,623 articles about Roger Federer. Articles 1 to 40:
Croatia celebrate winning the Davis Cup in November, 2018
Who can cause a surprise in Davis Cup qualifiers?
The format of the Davis Cup has changed for 2019, but that has not prevented a number of interesting ties being produced for the qualifiers at the start of February.
Jan 26, 09:00
Novak Djokovic in action at the Australian Open on January 21, 2019
Highlights from day eight of the Australian Open
Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic both battled through to the quarter-finals at Melbourne Park.
Jan 21, 15:08
Roger Federer in action at the Australian Open on January 20, 2019
Roger Federer's winning run at Australian Open ends with 'massive regrets'
Tsitsipas came from a set down to triumph 6-7 (11) 7-6 (3) 7-5 7-6 (5).
Jan 20, 13:30
Stefanos Tsitsipas in action at the Australian Open on January 20, 2019
Roger Federer eliminated from Australian Open by up-and-coming Tsitsipas
Tsitsipas came back from a set down to stun the two-time defending champion.
Jan 20, 12:19
Stefanos Tsitsipas celebrates at the Australian Open on January 18, 2019
Highlights from day five at the Australian Open
The highlights from day five at Melbourne Park.
Jan 18, 12:08
Dan Evans in action at the Australian Open on January 16, 2019
Dan Evans takes confidence from battling defeat to Roger Federer
Evans led 5-3 in the first-set tie-break before going down 7-6 (5) 7-6 (3) 6-3.
Jan 16, 10:32
Dan Evans in action at the Australian Open on January 16, 2019
Result: Evans shows his quality in defeat to Federer
Evans led 5-3 in the first-set tie-break before going down 7-6 (5) 7-6 (3) 6-3.
Jan 16, 06:46
Andy Murray in action during an Australian Open practice session on January 12, 2019
Hip surgeon pessimistic about Murray's chances of playing at Wimbledon
Andy Murray announced plans to retire at his home grand slam later this year.
Jan 13, 12:04
Andy Murray pictured after winning Wimbledon in 2016
Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic lead tributes to Andy Murray ahead of Australian Open
Djokovic found it hard watching Murray struggle during their practice match on Thursday.
Jan 13, 08:34
Novak Djokovic during a practice session at the Australian Open on January 13, 2019
Novak Djokovic 'comfortable' as Justin Gimelstob remains on ATP board
Djokovic is the president of the ATP Player Council.
Jan 13, 07:39
Roger Federer in action at the ATP Finals on November 13, 2018
Roger Federer puts thought of 100th title to back of his mind
The 37-year-old needs one more triumph to make it a century of career singles tournament wins.
Nov 16, 22:13
Alexander Zverev in action at the ATP Finals on November 16, 2018
Result: Zverev beats Isner to set up ATP Finals semi against Federer
Zverev beat Isner 7-6 (5) 6-3.
Nov 16, 17:20
Roger Federer in action at the ATP Finals on November 13, 2018
Result: Federer into London last four with Anderson win
Swiss makes season-ending semis for a 15th time.
Nov 15, 21:48
Roger Federer in action at the ATP Finals on November 13, 2018
Result: Federer recovers from opening-day defeat to sweep aside Thiem
The Swiss raced to a 6-2 6-3 victory at the O2.
Nov 13, 22:08
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

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