The courting glory
The handsome tennis player celebrates his birthday today
Here is some trivia about him:
>> Roger considers players like Pete Sampras, Stefan Edberg and Boris Becker as his idols. As a kid, he perfected his technique by imitating them.
>> His father Robert is a Swiss national and his mother Lynette Durand was born in South Africa. This means Roger holds both Swiss and South African citizenship.
>> In 2003, he established the Roger Federer Foundation, which provides grants for education and sports-related projects.
>> Known to be unemotional on court, Roger broke down when he recieved the 2006 Australian Open Cup from his idol Rod Laver.
>> He is married to ex- tennis pro Miroslava.