Roger Federer Player Profile

Roger Federer will probably go down in tennis history as one of the greatest tennis players to have ever played the game, as over the course of his career, he has amassed a total of 103 ATP career titles (six behind the record held by Jimmy Connors), 28 Masters 1000s, 20 Grand Slams, and 6 Year-end Championship finals.

Roger Federer Player Profile

Career Stats

Below you will find some interesting stats from his playing career along with some answers to some frequently asked questions about the great Roger Federer.

Tennis PlayerRoger Federer
Date of Birth8th August 1981
Year born1981
Year turned Pro1998
ATP Career Titles103
Grand Slams20
Year–end Championship finals6
Masters 1000 Titles28
Tennis RacketWilson Pro Staff RF 97
Forehand GripEastern Forehand Grip
BackhandOne Handed Backhand
Backhand GripEastern Backhand Grip
Serve GripContinental Grip

Grand Slam Record

Australian Open

Roger Federer won his first Australian Open in 2014 when he beat Marat Safin in the final in straight sets (7–6, 6–4, 6–2).

Roger would go on to win a total of six Australian Open singles titles (2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2017, and 2018) with his last singles title in Melbourne coming in 2018 when he beat Marin Cilic in five sets in the final (6–2, 6–7, 6–3, 3–6, 6–1).

1998Did not Compete
19991st Qualifying Round
20003rd Round
20013rd Round
20024th Round
20034th Round
2004Champion (1)
2006Champion (2)
2007Champion (3)
2010Champion (4)
20153rd Round
2017Champion (5)
2018Champion (6)
20194th Round
2021Did not Compete
2022Did not Compete

Roland Garros

Out of the four grand slam tournaments, the French Open was the hardest for Roger to win as he lost in three finals (losing to Nadal each time) before finally winning the title in 2009 after he beat Robin Soderling in the final (6–1, 7–6, 6–4).

1998Did not Compete
19991st Round
20004th Round
20021st Round
20031st Round
20043rd Round
2009Champion (1)
20144th Round
2016Did not Compete
2017Did not Compete
2018Did not Compete
2020Did not Compete
20214th Round
2022Did not Compete

Wimbledon Championships

Federer currently holds the record for most Wimbledon Championship titles with eight titles to his name (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, and 2017).

1998Did not Compete
19991st Round
20001st Round
20021st Round
2003Champion (1)
2004Champion (2)
2005Champion (3)
2006Champion (4)
2007Champion (5)
2009Champion (6)
2012Champion (7)
20132nd Round
2017Champion (8)
2020Wimbledon not held in 2020
2022Did not Compete

US Open

When Federer was in his prime he won five US Opens in a row (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008).

1998Did not Compete
19992nd Qualifying Round
20003rd Round
20014th Round
20024th Round
20034th Round
2004Champion (1)
2005Champion (2)
2006Champion (3)
2007Champion (4)
2008Champion (5)
20134th Round
2016Did not Compete
20184th Round
2020Did not Compete
2021Did not Compete
2022Will not Compete


What is Roger Federer’s Net Worth?

It is estimated that his net worth is in the region of $450 million. In 2021, Forbes listed Federer as the top earning tennis player with an estimated $90.6 million before taxes.

Is Federer Married?

Yes, Federer is married to the Swiss former tennis Pro Miroslava Vavrinec since 2009. They first met at the 2000 Sydney Olympics when they were both representing Switzerland.

How tall is Roger Federer?

He is 1.85m tall (6ft 1in).

When was his first Grand Slam Victory?

Roger won his first grand slam at the 2003 Wimbledon Championships. He would go on to win a total of 20 Grand Slams.

When was Roger last number 1?

Roger last held the number 1 ATP ranking on 18 June 2018. He was replaced as number 1 by his great rival Rafa Nadal.

When did Federer first turn pro?

Roger’s first professional match was against Lucas Arnold Ker in a round of 32 match at the ATP Gstaad in 1998. Ker won the match in straight sets 6-4, 6-4.

What Rackets did Roger Federer use on Tour?

From 1998 to 2002, he used a Wilson Pro Staff 85, from 2003 to 2013, he used a Wilson Pro Staff 90, and from 2014 to his retirement in 2022, he used a slightly customized version of the Wilson Pro Staff RF 97 Autograph.

How many Grand Slams has Federer won?

He won a total of 20 grand slams including six Australian Opens, one French Opens, eight Wimbledon Championships, and five US Open Titles.

Did he ever win the Davis Cup with Switzerland?

Yes, he helped Switzerland win the 2014 Davis Cup, beating France in the final.

Did he win any major Doubles Titles?

He never won a grand slam title in doubles but he did win a total of eight career doubles titles and a gold medal in doubles at the 2008 Bejing Olympics with his doubles partner Stan Wawrinka.

Did he win a gold medal in singles at an Olympics?

No, the closest he came to winning a gold in singles was a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics.

Does he have any siblings?

Yes, he has one older sister called Diana. Diana works as a nurse in Switzerland.

Does he have two sets of twins?

Yes, Myla and Charlene were born in 2009, and Lenny and Leo were born in 2014.

Who are his Parents?

Roger’s parents are Robert and Lynette Federer. His father Robert is from Berneck, Switzerland and his mother Lynette is from Kempton Park in South Africa.

Did he ever win a golden grand slam?

No, he never won a golden grand slam. The closest he came was when he won three out of the four grand slams in 2004.

Did Roger ever hit a two handed backhand?

There are plenty of YouTube videos showing Roger hitting the odd two handed backhand but for his entire career, he has primarily used a one handed backhand.

Are his son’s Identical twins?

Yes, Leo and Lenny are identical twins.

Are his daughter’s Identical twins?

Yes, Myla and Charlene are identical twins.

Where was Roger Federer born?

He was born in Basel, Switzerland.