Roger Federer – tennis player, was born on August 8, 1981 in the city of Basel, Switzerland. Best known as a five-time Wimbledon champion.
Federer is a Swiss tennis player who has consistently won the title of Wimbledon champion five times. In addition, in the biography of Roger Federer, several US championships were won: from 2004 to 2008. Such a number of victories helped the athlete to become one of the best tennis players in the world.
Federer engaged in professional sports in 1998 after a stellar career in youth competitions. In 2001, he became popular after he defeated Pete Sampras in the Wimbledon competition.
In 2003, the athlete won the title of Wimbledon champion in singles. His victory he repeated in 2004. After that, he began to participate in the
In 2005, Federer won a third victory at Wimbledon, and Andy Roddick’s punching in the finals for the second consecutive year. Speaking against Andre Agassi in the US Open, Federer received the next rank. In 2006, the athlete lost to Rafael Nadal in the final of the French championship, but defeated the same opponent in the final of Wimbledon. In 2006, Federer again defeated Andy Roddick at the US Championship.
If we sum up the number of victories of the sportsman for 2007 at Wimbledon, the championships of Australia, the USA, and also the 2008 victory in the US championship, we will get an incredible result – 13 received titles in singles. Show the result was only succeeded Pete Sampras – he won 14 times in the competitions “Grand Slam”.
Additional information: In 2008, in the biography of Roger Federer, an unfortunate defeat happened. Then Rafael Nadal at the Wimbledon tournament showed the best results. Federer’s father is Swiss, but his mother is from southern Africa. Throughout 2004, Roger did not have a coach.
For the first time the company “Nike” offered sponsorship to the tennis player in 1996, two years before Federer began to engage in professional sports. Roger never won the championship of France, but in the other three major competitions he won three times. At the US Championship: from 2004 to 2008, at the Australian Championships: in 2004, 2006, 2007, at the Wimbledon events: from 2003 to 2007.