10 Roger Federer was born in Basel, Switzerland in 1981 

9 Roger’s mother Lynette was very athletic when she was in high school in Johannesburg.  

8 Federer started playing tennis when he was 8 years old 

7 Until he was 16, Federer was a vegetarian.  

6 Federer can also play the piano; he took lessons as a child. a vegetarian.  

5 As a serious teen player, Federer participated in 2 tournaments per month 

4 In 2016, GQ Magazine called him “The Most Stylish Man.”

3 In 2016, Roger Federer sustained a knee injury that barred him from playing tennis for most of the year. r the 8th time 

2 Given the early retirement age of many pro tennis players 

1 In 2017, Federer came back from his injury to win Wimbledon for the 8th time