Roger Federer, (brought into the world August 8, 1981, Basel, Switzerland), Swiss tennis player, who overwhelmed the game in the early 21st century with his remarkable all-around game. His aggregate of 20 career men's singles Grand Slam titles is the most in tennis history.
Federer, who began playing tennis at age eight, turned into Switzerland's lesser boss when he was 14. In 1998 he caught the Wimbledon junior singles title and verified the Orange Bowl junior competition crown in Miami. The next year Federer made his presentation on the Swiss Davis Cup group and turned into the most youthful tennis player (at 18 years 4 months) to end the year among the world's best 100, completing that season at number 64.
Federer contended at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, progressing to the bronze award coordinate. The next year at Wimbledon he vanquished Pete Sampras to achieve the quarterfinals, and before the finish of 2002 he was positioned number six on the planet. In 2003 Federer won his first Grand Slam competition title, at Wimbledon. The next year he caught his first Australian Open and his first U.S. Open and safeguarded his Wimbledon title. A talented shot creator, he was triumphant in 11 of the 17 competitions he played in 2004 and completed the year positioned number one on the planet. In 2005 Federer's numbers were likewise wonderful, as he won 11 of 15 competitions, including Wimbledon and the U.S. Open. From July 2003 to November 2005 he likewise won a cutting edge record 24 straight finals.
In 2006 Federer kept on being the game's best player. Notwithstanding winning Wimbledon, he was successful at the Australian Open and the U.S. Open, turning into the principal player to win the last two competitions three years straight. He additionally achieved the finals at Roland Garros (the French Open) however was crushed by Rafael Nadal of Spain. Taking all things together, Federer contended in 17 competitions in 2006, catching 12 titles and achieving the finals in everything except one competition. At the Australian Open in 2007, he won his tenth Grand Slam title. Soon thereafter, nonetheless, his offer for his first French Open was again crashed by Nadal, who crushed him in the finals. Federer's competition with Nadal proceeded at Wimbledon in 2007. There he bested Nadal in an exciting five-set last to turn out to be just the second male player (after Björn Borg) in over 100 years to catch five successive Wimbledon titles. Federer kept on leaving a mark on the world in 2007 when he won his fourth sequential U.S. Open, a men's record in the open period.
In 2008 Federer's record 65-coordinate grass-court series of wins arrived at an end when he lost to Nadal in the Wimbledon last. Federer later collaborated with Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka to win the men's duplicates gold decoration at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Federer lost his main world positioning to Nadal in August 2008, finishing his record keep running of 237 back to back a long time on the rankings. The next month Federer won the U.S. Open.
In June 2009 Federer won his first French Open, giving him a title in every one of the four Grand Slam competitions throughout his career. Also, the success was his fourteenth Grand Slam title, which tied Federer with Sampras for the most in unequaled. The next month at Wimbledon, Federer crushed American Andy Roddick in an exciting long distance race five-set match (5–7, 7–6, 7–6, 3–6, 16–14) to win his 6th Wimbledon title and his record fifteenth career Grand Slam title; he consequently recaptured the world number one positioning. In January 2010 he won the Australian Open, crushing Andy Murray of Great Britain. Federer again crushed Murray in 2012 to win his record-tying seventh career Wimbledon title. After a month the two men went head to head in the gold decoration coordinate at the London Olympics. This time, be that as it may, Federer lost to Murray and needed to make due with a silver award.
Federer persevered through damage baffled 2013 season, and in 2014 he achieved only one Grand Slam last (a misfortune at Wimbledon to Novak Djokovic). He did at present deal with a career feature that year by driving Switzerland to its first-since forever Davis Cup triumph. In 2015 he showed up in the Wimbledon and U.S. Open finals yet lost to Djokovic the multiple times. Soon after losing in the Wimbledon elimination rounds in July 2016, he pulled back from the rest of that tennis season on account of tireless knee damage. Federer entered the main Grand Slam competition of 2017, the Australian Open, as the seventeenth positioned men's player yet stunned the tennis world by winning the singles title in an epic five-set last against Nadal. He proceeded with his resurgent play at that year's Wimbledon, where Federer did not lose a solitary set during the competition and won a record-breaking eighth Wimbledon title. Federer's hot streak proceeded into 2018 when he won his 6th career Australian Open singles title.