Roger Federer is a world-class Swiss professional Tennis player, who currently stands at number 2 in the ATP rankings. Federer has a total of 19 Grand Slam victories to his name and has previously held the number one position in the ATP rankings for 302 weeks. Let’s find out more about how much is Roger Federer’s net worth in 2018.
Roger Federer Early Life
Born on August 8, 1981, in the city of Basel, Switzerland, to Robert Federer and Lynette Du Rand, Roger showed an interest in sports from quite an early age.
Federer grew up in Birsfelden, Riehen, and Münchenstein. He even worked as a ball boy in the Swiss Indoors between 1992-1993.
Federer is married to former tennis player Mirka. They met in the Summer Olympics held in Sydney in 2000. The two married in 2009 and had their first set of twins in the same year. Together, they now have four children, Myla Rose, Charlene Riva, Leo, and Lennart.
Roger Federer Career, Awards & Achievement
When Roger was just 11 years old, he was one of the top 3 players in his country. At the age of 14, he became the national junior champion in Switzerland. He won the junior Wimbledon title when he was 18 years old. He was declared the ITF World Junior Tennis champion in that year.
In 2001, he made headlined by defeating the champion Pete Sampras in the fourth round of Wimbledon. In the beginning of 2004, he had a world ranking of 2004 and by the beginning of 200, he secured first place in the rankings. In this time period, he won the Australian Open, the U.S. Open, the ATP Masters as well as Wimbledon.
He held on to his number one position from 2005-2008. He won the title of the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year in this time period.
2008 was a year of ups and downs for Federer. He defeated Andy Murray in the U.S. Open but lost to Rafael Nadal in the French Open as well as Wimbledon and to Noval Djokovic in the Australian Open.
2009 was not an immensely victorious year for Federer, but he played extremely well and regained his position as World Number 1. It is a memorable year because after winning Wimbledon, he beat Pete Sampras’ record and secured his 15th Grand Slam title.
2012 saw a rise in his career where he again became world number 1.
In 2013, Federer was knocked out by world 116th, Sergiy Stakhovsky in the second round of Wimbledon. In the U.S. Open, he faced defeat in the hands of Tommy Robredo. Admittedly, it wasn’t the best year for his tennis career.
2014-16 also saw a mediocre performance on Federer’s part.
He made his comeback in the Australian Open when he defeated Nadal to win his 18th Grand Salm title.
After winning Wimbledon in 2017, he became the oldest man to hold the win.
Awards and Achievements
Undoubtedly, Federer is one of the finest players the world has seen till date. He is the winner of five Australian Open titles, eight Wimbledon titles, five U.S. Open titles, and one French Open title. He is one of the eight men in the world who has achieved a career Grand Slam.
Net Worth of Roger Federer
Roger Federer has a net worth of $440 million. His revenue stems from his career as a tennis player and also the various brand deals that he has.
Federer had shown much promise as a tennis player right from his childhood. Watching Federer play tennis is an awe-inspiring experience. He is known for the grace with which he plays and is arguably the best player the world has seen till date.