He re-entered the top ten following his victory at the 2017 Australian Open.
In majors, he has won a record eight Wimbledon titles, five Australian Open titles, a record five consecutive US Open titles and one French Open title.
The father of former Australian tennis star Mark Philippoussis was arrested this week in San Diego for allegedly molesting two young boys he trained.
Nikolaos Philippoussis, a 68-year-old tennis coach, was hauled off by cops Tuesday morning and was charged with 12 counts of committing a lewd or lascivious act with a minor and two counts of committing sexual acts with a child younger than 10 years old, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune. There’s nothing at all that’s happened with my dad.
His father, Robert Federer, is Swiss-German, from Berneck, in the Canton of St.
Gallen, and his mother, Lynette Federer (née Durand), from Kempton Park, Gauteng.
“Let me tell you, that stuff’s ridiculous,” he said after he was eliminated from the U.
A dentist used hypnosis and relaxation techniques on four boys he is accused of sexually molesting, a Sydney jury has been told.
Federer is married to former Women's Tennis Association player Mirka Federer.
He met her while both were competing for Switzerland in the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
Federer's mother is descended from Dutch and French Huguenots.