Tennis is the most favorable and the world’s popular sports that have almost played in every country. Everyone is familiar with this game and likes to play with friends or family not only in the stadium but also in their courtyard or grassy places.
There are many best tennis players in the world and one of from them is Roger Federer who has built a lucrative tennis career and listed at number 2 from the top 20 richest tennis players of all time.
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Roger Federer is a well known Tennis player, who was born in Basel on 8 August 1981. His father’s name is Robert Federer who is a Swiss-German and mother is Lynette Federer who belonged from South Africa thus Roger Federer possesses both Swiss as well as South African Nationality.
He has one sister named Diana. She is older than Roger Federer. Roger Federer is 1.85 m tall and his weight is 85kg. He is right-handed.
Roger Federer married with Mirka on April 11, 2009. They first met at the 2000 Summer Olympics. She is also a famous Tennis player. They have four children that were born in pairs. Firstly she delivered the birth of identical twins daughters and in the year of 2014, she gave birth to another set of twin that was boys.
Roger showed interest in sports forms his childhood. When he was only eight years old, he joined the Basel junior tennis program, and at the age of ten, he met with Peter Carter who was an Australian player. Peter saw the great talent of a tennis game in Roger.
After, he got training there for up to four years. When Roger was at the age of 13, he accepted an invitation to attend Switzerland’s national tennis training center. Federer trained there for three years. At the new training center, Peter Carter was one of the instructors and his leadership helped Federer to rise instantly in front of the world’s top children’s rankings.
By 1999, at only 18 years old, Federer became the youngest player to finish in the Top 100 in his first ATP semi-final in Vienna. In the year of 2000, Roger Federer represented Switzerland at the Olympics where he met with Miroslava Vavrinec, professionally known as Mirka. Tennis.com, a website that is operated by Tennis sports magazine in the U.S, listed Roger Federer as the greatest player of the open era.
According to the ATP, Federer has since won a record 37 ATP World Tour Awards, 8 Wimbledon titles, and dozens of tournament wins. He remained Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship (2004-09, 2011-17). His awards list is described below:
- In 2001, Roger achieved his initial ATP singles title. He followed this first victory at the Davis Cup.
- In Australian Open Tournament (2004, 2006, and 2007); he won 15 Grand Slam titles.
- He has won, according to the ATPWorldTour.com, Fan’s Favorite Award that is a record 16 times consecutively (2003–18).
- He won Sportsman of the Year award 5 times (2005-08, 2018).
- Swiss Athlete of the Year (2003-04, 2006-07, 2012, 2014).
- He ranked at number one ITF Player of the Year (2004-2007, 2009).
- ITWA Player of Year and Ambassador for Tennis (2004-06).
- BBC Sports Overseas Personality of Year (2004, 2006-07).
- ESPY’s Best Male International Athlete Award (2007).
- GQ Germany “International Man of the Year” (2005).
- Swiss Team of the Year with Stan Wawrinka (2008).
- The Swiss Davis Cup Team winner (2014).
- US Open Sportsmanship Award (2014) and GQ Most Stylish Man (2016).
Roger Federer Net Worth
The greatest athlete Roger Federer has earned a remarkable amount of money from his tennis career. He has won the most Grand Slam singles titles so far. In large part, he is an all-round tennis player and due to his outstanding performance on all courts, he has also led to financial success as he claims to earn the average UK salary of £ 27,600 in just five hours, three minutes and 41 seconds.
According to Celebrity.com, Roger Federer Net Worth is $ 450 million and total ATP career income of $ 117 million. At his 20th Grand Slam, he earned £ 2.32 million when he won the Australian Open tournament. Also, he earned over 47 million alone in 2017 that is added significantly to his fortune. He won $ 109,387,410 of prize money in his career alone and thus gained 2nd rank in top earner’s list in prize money in tennis history. His salary is reported $ 70 million per year.
As a sponsor of pasta company Barilla, he added in a deal worth as much as $40 million. More than $ 20 million deal done with Swiss Chocolate brand Lindt. He has also made long term agreements with Rolex, Jura, Nike and Credit Suisse.
Qualities of Roger Federer
He contains some pretty qualities in him that makes him distinctive from others. His playing style is effortless and very quick thus he finished his game within a short interval of time, even sometimes in seconds. The main quality of his is that he keeps himself injury free in the long run.
He has developed sustainable long term talent. One of the reasons to be loved by numerous fans is that he is available easily on social media to answer the fans on a regular basis. He has a kind nature and always shows patience. His fashion style is amazing as he wears stylish jackets and also much take care of his hairs. In short, Roger Federer demands perfection in all work and that is seen in his profession and in personal life too.
Social Media Activist
Roger Federer has made his profile on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and also shows his activities on YouTube Channel. His fans rating is very high and they are being shared with his achievements on social media. Roger Federer’s page is liked by 14,919,799 people on Facebook.
He has 12.4 M followers on Twitter and 5.7 m on Instagram. He has made his own Blog where you can know more about Roger Federer. His Google+ account contain 8,562 followers and have 33,519 subscribers at YouTube Channel. You can also follow him and can entertain yourself by watching his brilliant performance at following links: