Roger-Federer In a Charity Foundation Ethiopia 2012

Roger Federer – A Great Tennis Player



Roger Federer currently ranked world No. 2 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Federer is a Swiss was born in Basel Cantonal Hospital in Basel, Switzerland a professional tennis player in the world. All of the international player and commentators in the world regard Federer as the greatest tennis player of all time. He has been ranked top 10 since October 2001 to April 2002.

He started Began his career as a tennis player at age eight. His father named Robert is Swiss and Mother, Lynette, is South African and they first met on a business tour and got marry each other. Has one sister named Diana, two years older than Federer? Compiled outstanding junior results, win as No. 1 junior in the world in 1998, Won Wimbledon junior singles and doubles titles in the same year. He also won many single and junior titles in his career.

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Personal life of Roger Federer

Arbaaz Khan and Roger Federer

Early life and his Childhood

Federer has only one sibling, his older sister named Diana, who his mother has birth as a set of twins babies. Currently, he holds both Swiss and South African citizenship. He grew up in nearby Birsfelden, Riehen and then Münchenstein, which is very close to the French and German borders and speaks many languages Swiss, German, Standard German, English, and French fluently, Swiss German is his native language.

Federer was raised as a Roman Catholic and met Pope Benedict XVI while he was playing the tennis in 2006 International BNL d’Italia tournament in Rome. Likewise all the male of Swiss citizens, Federer was first subject to the enforced military service in the Swiss Armed Forces. He was deemed unfit because of a long period of time standing back problem and was not required to fulfill his military obligation in 2003. He grew up supporting the Swiss National Football Team and F.C. Basel. Federer also credits the range of sports he played as a child—he also played badminton and basketball—for his hand-eye coordination

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Family life

Federer got married to former Women’s Tennis player named Mirka Vavrinec. They both met each other while were representing competing for Switzerland in the Sydney Olympics 2000. In 2002 Mirka Vavrinec serious injured from the tour because of a foot injury. In the beautiful day of 11 April 2009, they were both married at Wenkenhof Villa in Riehen near Basel, surrounded by a small group of close family and friends. On 23 July 2009, Mirka gave birth to identical twin baby girls to Federer, named Charlene Riva and Myla Rose. The Federer had another set of twins on 6 May 2014, this time, boys whom they named Lennart and Leo, called Lenny.

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Outreach contribution and Philanthropy

Roger Federer on a boat in Dubai

He recognized the Roger Federer Foundation to help in-need children and to promote their access to sports and education in 2003. In 2005, he first saw as an action in US Open championship to aid victims of Hurricane Katrina. Federer arranged an exhibition including several top players of the world from the WTA and ATP tour called Rally for Relief in 2005. In 2004 he also proceeds and went to the victims of tsunami caused by Indian Ocean earthquake. He also visited Tamil Nadu, one of the areas in India most affected by the tsunami in December 2006. He was hired as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF in April 2006 and has appeared in public messages to raise public awareness of AIDS. He also a response to the Haiti earthquake in 2010, he called the top tennis players for a raise of special charity funds during the year of 2010 Australian Open which is called ‘Hit for Haiti,’ in which he proceeds went to Haiti earthquake victims. He participated in many an international follow-up charity exhibition during 2010 which raised $1 million for charity funds. Federer also raises money funds and took past in an exhibition in 2011 for the special victims of the Queensland floods.

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