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Top 23 Interesting Facts About Roger Federer [Hint:7th One YOU Must Check]

If you are keeping track of tennis then surely you will come across the name Roger Federer. He is very popular when it comes to tennis. So let’s get to know some of the cool interesting facts about Roger Federer.

Before beginning, It is better to start with a little introduction.

Who is Roger Federer?

Roger Federer

Roger Federer is a professional tennis player from Switzerland. He was born on 8 August 1981. He has achieved many things in the field of tennis that one can hardly achieve in a lifetime. So let us have a look on some of his notable achievements.

Achievements of Roger Federer

Roger Federer in tennis court

  1. 18 Grand Slam titles, which is the highest in the history for a male tennis player.
  2. 7 Wimbledon titles
  3. 5 Australian Open titles
  4. 5 US Open titles
  5. 1 French Open titles
  6. Among the 8 men to achieve Career Grand Slam.
Now without any further ado let’s check out some of the unknown facts about Roger Federer.

23 Mind-Blowing & Interesting Facts About Roger Federer

  1. Diana (Roger’s sister) is a mother of twins: That means he became a double uncle in September 2010.
  2. Roger was not the most prominent figure in the year of 2012. Do you wonder why?
    This was because of the Singer Luca Hänni, who won the German talent show. She stole the whole scene from Roger Federer.
  3. Federer invites Bob and Diana Carter every time to Australian Open on his own expense since 2005.
  4. The son of Bob and Diana Carter was the most influential coach of Roger’s during his time as a junior player. Sadly, he died in the South Africa due to a Car Accident in the year of 2002.
  5. He scored a whopping 105 points against John Isner in The US Open 2007.
  6. In a poll that was conducted in 2011 for “The most admired and respected person in the world”, Roger was polled on the second position while the first spot was hit by Nelson Mandela. Even the big business tycoons like Bill Gates were behind him.
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  7. Federer has gifted a cow whose name was Juliette in 2004. On the next year, she gave birth to a calf, who was named Edelweiss by the Roger Federer.
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  8. “Roger Federer Alley” is a street named after him in Halle where Garry Weber tournament is held.
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  9. Federer has participated in every single grand slam event since Australian Open 2000.
  10. Roger Federer was just supposed to shake hands and say hello to a Make-A-Wish cancer survivor, instream he flies her and her family to Wimbledon, talks to her for fifteen minutes, tells her to change for practice. Gives her a tennis racquet to use to hit a few balls wth, brings her to the player’s lounge so can see other players like Murray, Nadal, Haas, Ferrer, Benneteau, Tipsarevic, Serena, etc. After he gave her and her family personalized autographs. He went around and hugged her parents and sister. Then he hugged her, Beatriz Tinoco, and she looked at him sobbing, and he looked back with tears in his eyes. Huge Respect!
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  11. Roger was a vegetarian till the age of 14. One year later he started taking interest in the non-vegetarian. And now he can eat almost anything that you throw at him.
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  12. Roger opposes equal pay for the women players: According to him the time and effort spend on male players cannot be compared to that of females.
  13. In the year of 2012. Polls rated him the 7th most prominent citizen of Switzerland.
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  14. He is married to Mirka Vavrinec, a former tennis player. They met in 2002 while competing at Sydney Olympics in the year of 2000. They got married in 2009 and on 23rd of July they became the proud parents of two twin girls named Myla Rose & Charlene Riva.
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  15. He has the reputation of very well behavior and manners and is a descent person.
    Tennis Player
  16. He is the brand ambassador of UNICEF and is currently working with Haiti government to provide sanitation and water facility.
    brand ambassador of UNICEF
  17. He started Roger Federer Foundation in South Africa in 2003 to aid children.
     Roger Federer Foundation
  18. Roger holds the dual citizenship for Switzerland and South Africa.
  19. Federer loves swimming and spotted several times enjoying water sports.
    Roger federer doing swimming
  20. He likes to drive super fast cars (mostly sports), and his favorite brand is Mercedes-Benz.
  21. When Roger was beginning his career, he couldn’t go past quarter finals in 16 grand slams.
  22. He holds the record of 2 of the 3 longest match records.
  23. Roger is the first from Switzerland to win a Grand Slam.

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