About Roger Federer

Roger Federer was born in Basel, Switzerland in 1981. His professional tennis career began in 1998. He has won a record 17 grand slam titles and an Olympic Gold medal (doubles, Beijing, 2008). His success and distinctive personal style make him one of the most popular tennis players of modern times. In 2007, he was named by Time Magazine's as one of the "100 Most Influential People in World". Inspired by his mother who is from South Africa, he created the Roger Federer Foundation in 2003 with its main mission to assist projects for deprived children in the continent of Africa. 

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