Roger Federer is a retired Swiss professional tennis player who is widely considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time. He was born on August 8, 1981, and turned professional in 1998.
During his career, Federer won 20 Grand Slam singles titles, which is the most in men’s tennis history. He also held the world No. 1 ranking for a record total of 310 weeks. Federer was known for his graceful style of play, which included an array of shots such as his signature one-handed backhand, and his ability to dominate on all surfaces.
Federer’s most successful Grand Slam tournaments were Wimbledon and the Australian Open, where he won 8 titles each. He also won 5 US Open titles and one French Open title. Federer’s rivalry with Rafael Nadal is considered one of the greatest in tennis history.
Federer has also been involved in several philanthropic activities. He founded the Roger Federer Foundation in 2003, which supports education projects in southern Africa and Switzerland. In addition to his tennis achievements, Federer has been recognized for his sportsmanship and conduct both on and off the court.