Roger Federer was born on August 8, 1981 in Bottmingen, Switzerland, and is currently ranked #3 in the world by the Association of Tennis Professionals. He's has been ranked inside the top 10 since October 2002 and the top 20 since April 2001.
Federer holds several men's world records holding the world #1 position for 302 weeks overall, including a 237-consecutive-week stretch at the top from 2004 to 2008; winning 17 Grand Slam singles titles; reaching each Grand Slam Final at least five times (an all-time record); and reaching the Wimbledon final nine times. He is one of seven men, and one of four in the Open Era to capture the career Grand Slam. Federer also shares the Open Era record for most titles at the Australian Open with Andre Agassi and Novak Djokovic (4), at Wimbledon with Pete Sampras (7) and at the US Open with Jimmy Connors and Sampras (5).
Federer is the first tennis player, male or female, to earn more than 50 million US dollars in prize money.
Australian Open 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010
French Open 2009
Wimbledon 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
US Open 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008