Boris Becker, Stefan Edberg and Pete Sampras are his idols
He reached the semi-finals of 23 Grand Slam tournaments in a row
Has had a Swiss Post stamp when Federer broke Jimmy Connors' record of 161 consecutive weeks as world number one.
He was, surprisingly, an angry player as a teenager growing up, and had trouble controlling emotions on the court
He is a multi-talented player keen to play football, tennis, swimmer and enjoys water sports, etc.
He has won 19 Grand Slam singles titles, the most by a male player and four more than rival Rafael Nadal
The street was called Weststrasse is now known as Roger-Federer-Allee and the tournament director, Ralf Weber, said in 2012
The Swiss legend is known to play the piano and the flute in his spare time. Federer learnt how to play the piano as a child and to this day is said to enjoy playing the instrument
Roger Federer has had a long career in tennis and has so far, as per Wikipedia, played a total of 1358 singles matches, holding a win-loss record of 1111-247 but not retired from a single match
Roger Federer was a vegetarian by choice till the age of 14 but he had to eat non-vegetarian food as prescribed by the institute