Roger Federer is a famous Swiss tennis player.
He was born on August 8, 1981 in Basel, Switzerland.
discovered his love for tennis when he was 8
years old, when he also had a strong interest
in football. Federer devoted himself to tennis
and when he was 14 Roger became the the Swiss
Junior champion. In 1998 he won the Wimbledon
Juniors title and Orange Bowl.
has defeated such great tennis stars as Andre
Agassi (Tennis Masters Cup 2003 Final), Pete
Sampras (Wimbledon 2001 4th Round), and
Roddick (Wimbledon 2005 Final).
from his tennis career, Roger Federer is also
involved in the fashion and fragrance business.
He launched his own cosmetics line "RF
Cosmetics" in 2003.
Federer is involved in charity as well. The
Federer Foundation was established in the
year 2003 (December), with an main aim to help
disadvantaged children all over the world, focusing
on disadvantaged areas like South Africa. Federer's
father manages the foundation for his son. The
foundation is also collaborating with UNICEF.
"The thought of founding a charitable
organization has been in my mind for a long
time. It is important to me to help others and
support their ideas. It is great to see that
this idea has now become reality." Roger
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