Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Martina Hingis, Roger Federer, Patty Schnyder, Jakob Hlasek, Stanislas Wawrinka, Marc Rosset, ManuelaMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Martina Hingis, Roger Federer, Patty Schnyder, Jakob Hlasek, Stanislas Wawrinka, Marc Rosset, Manuela Maleeva, Heinz G nthardt, Timea Bacsinszky, Stefanie V gele, Colin Dowdeswell, Marco Chiudinelli, Michel Kratochvil, Mirka Federer, St phane Bohli, George Bastl, Yves Allegro, Emanuela Zardo, Michael Lammer, Myriam Casanova, Emmanuelle Gagliardi, Ivo Heuberger, Markus G nthardt, Claudio Mezzadri, Stefania Boffa, Jean-Claude Scherrer, Alexander Sadecky, Roman Valent, Gerald Metroz, Guy A.
Sautter, Lolette Payot, Lorenzo Manta, Marie-Gayanay Mikaelian. Excerpt: Roger Federer (German pronunciation: ) (born August 8, 1981) is a Swiss professional tennis player who held the ATP number one position for a record 237 consecutive weeks, and 285 weeks overall. As of 18 July 2011, he is ranked World No. 3 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Federer has won a mens record 16 Grand Slam singles titles. He is one of seven male players to capture the career Grand Slam and one of three (with Andre Agassi and Rafael Nadal) to do so on three different surfaces (clay, grass and hard courts).
He is the only male player in tennis history to have reached the title match of each Grand Slam tournament at least 5 times. Many sports analysts, tennis critics, and former and current players consider Federer to be the greatest tennis player of all time. Federer has appeared in an unprecedented 23 career Grand Slam finals, of which 10 were consecutive appearances, and appeared in 18 of 19 finals over the four and a half years from the 2005 Wimbledon Championships through the 2010 Australian Open, the lone exception being the 2008 Australian Open.
He holds the record of reaching the semifinals or better of 23 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments over five and a half years from the 2004 Wimbledon Championships through the 2010 Australi...