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1) Roger Federer was born in Basel, Switzerland on 8th August 1981.

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2) He started playing tennis and soccer at the age of 8 and by age 11, he was among the Top 3 junior tennis players in Switzerland.

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3) At the age of 14, he started playing 2-3 tournaments per month and practiced for 6 hours a week alongwith 3 hours of conditioning.

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4) His role models are Boris Becker and Stefan Edberg.

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5) In 2003, he became the first Swiss man to win a Grand Slam title and Wimbledon Singles Championship.

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6) In 2004, he won the Australian Open, U.S. Open, ATP Masters, retained the Wimbledon Singles title and had a world ranking of No. 2.

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7) From 2005 to 2008, he held on to his No. 1 ranking and dominated the sport with great enthusiasm.

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8) He married Mirka Vavrinec who is a former professional tennis player in 2009.

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9) The couple became parents of identical twin girls in 2009 and identical twin boys in 2014.

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10) He is the founder of Roger Federer Foundation which helps to provide grants to poor countries that have child mortality rates of more than 15% – for education and sports-related projects.

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