About: Roger Federer
Swiss Professional tennis player and Sports Speaker Roger Federer held the ATP #1 position for 237 consecutive weeks, and 285 weeks overall. Roger is the winner of 17 Grand Slam singles titles and one of seven male players to capture the career Grand Slam and one of three to do so on three different surfaces.
Roger is the only male player in tennis history to have a title in each Grand Slam tournament at least 5 times. Many tennis enthusiasts, players and sports analysts believe Roger Federer to be the greatest tennis player of all time.
Roger has made an appearance in 25 career Grand Slam finals, and 10 of those were consecutive appearances.
The winner of six ATP World Tour Finals and playing in the finals at all nine ATP Masters 1000 tournaments, Roger Federer also won an Olympic gold medal in doubles with Stanislas Wawrinka in 2008.
In 2011, Roger Federer was named the second most trusted and respected human in the world, second to Nelson Mandela. Roger was awarded the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year for a record four years in a row.
In the 2015 season, Roger became only the third man in the Open Era to have 1,000 or more wins as well as the first man in the Open Era to win at least one title in each of 15 consecutive years.