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Roger Federer Net Worth, Career, Early Life And Other Details

Roger Federer is a professional tennis player and has a net worth of $450 million. He is one of the richest Tennis Professionals (ATP) and has career earnings of $129 million. Roger has earned $600 million from endorsements as he endorses many popular brands. He is one of the very few sports players who have earned $1 billion from their sports career.

Early Life and Career

Roger Federer was born on August 8th, 1981 in Basel, Switzerland. Federer started playing tennis at a young age and showed signs that he has great talent. When he was just eight, he joined the Basel junior tennis program and at the age of 13, Roger took part in Switzerland’s national tennis training center. Federer trained for three years in a facility that was close to his home in Biel. Peter Carter was an instructor at the training center and he helped Federer to make a mark in the world’s top junior rankings.

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Pro Career

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Roger turned into a pro in 1999 and reached the semifinals of a tournament in Vienna. He earned many more high-profile wins and became the youngest member of the ATP’s top 100. Roger represented Switzerland at the Olympics but did not win any medals. Roger reached his peak career when he won his first ATP singles title. Roger won his first two ATP doubles titles and ranked #13 in singles in the same year.

Roger Federer became the number-one ranked player in the world, and he held the title for 237 consecutive weeks. Federer injured his back in 2013 but struggled to bounce back, which made his rankings fall. He lost the Wimbledon match to Novak Djokovic but defeated both Djokovic and Andy Murray and won the Cincinnati Masters for the seventh time.

Federer played in the Hopman Cup and won the Australian Open. He defeated Rafael Nadal in the final, which marked his 100th match at the games. Federer lost to Borna Coric in the semi-finals at the Shanghai Masters tournament.

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Earnings and Endorsements

 Federer became one of the highest-paid athletes in the world. He earned an estimated $71.5 million in his professional career. Federer earned $77.2 million in June 2018 and June 2019. Roger signed many endorsement deals and earned $86 million from endorsements with companies like Credit Suisse, Rolex, and Mercedes Benz.

Roger Federer’s Career Earnings

  • 1998: $28,000
  • 1999: $225,000
  • 2000: $624,000
  • 2001: $865,000
  • 2002: $1.995 million
  • 2003: $4 million
  • 2004: $6.3 million
  • 2005: $6.1 million
  • 2006: $8.3 million
  • 2007: $10.1 million
  • 2008: $5.8 million
  • 2009: $8.8 million
  • 2010: $7.7 million
  • 2011: $6.4 million
  • 2012: $8.5 million
  • 2013: $2.4 million
  • 2014: $9.3 million
  • 2015: $5 million
  • 2016: $1.5 million
  • 2017: $6 million
  • 2018: $8.6 million
  • 2019: $5 million

Personal Life

Federer got married to Women’s Tennis Association player Miroslava Vavrinec in April 2009 at Wenkenhof Villa near Basel, Switzerland. The couple met in 2000 at the Sydney Olympics. They both played on Team Switzerland. They clicked the moment they met and started dating. Miroslava and Roger have identical twin girls and then had another set of identical twin boys in 2014.

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