Roger Federer is born in Binningham
Federer becomes Swiss Junior champion and is chosen to train at the Swiss National Tennis Centre at Ecublens.
Joins the International Tennis Federation (ITF) junior tennis circuit.
Becomes the Swiss under-18s champion.
Joins the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tour and wins Junior Wimbledon. Ends year as the ITF World Junior Tennis champion.
Debut for Swiss Davis Cup team and ginishes the year as the youngest player inside the ATP's top 100.
Meets future girlfriend Miroslava "Mirka" Vavrinec at the Sydney Olympics, where he finishes fourth.
Wins first ATP tournament in Milan.
Reaches the quarterfinals at Wimbledon, defeating seven-time Wimbledon champion Pete Sampras in the fourth round. But gets beaten by Tim Henman a few days later.
Wins his first ATP Masters Series title in Hamburg.
Defeats Mark Philippousis at Wimbledon, becoming the first Swiss male to win a grand slam title.
Wins the Tennis Masters Cup for the first time.
Establishes the Roger Federer Foundation.
Wins three of the four grand slam tournaments, loses to no one ranked in the top ten and wins every final he reaches. Named Laureus Wolrd Sportsman of the Year.
Roger Federer becomes world ranked number 1.
Becomes the first man in the open era to win the Wimbledon and the US Open back-to-back. But loses to Rafael Nadal in the semifinals of the French Open and Marat Safin in the semifinals of the Australian Open.
Wins three of the four Grand Slam tournaments. Over the entire year Federer loses to only two players: Nadal and Andy Murray. Named Laureus World Sportsman of the Year.
Appounted a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador.
Wins his tenth grand slam singles title,the Australian Open. Becomes the first male to win a grand slam title without dropping a set since Bjorn Borg at the French Open in 1980.
Loses to Argentine Guillermo Canas in the econd round of the Indian Wells Masters, ending a 41-match winning streak, five shy of the record. Loses to Canas again 16 days later at the Miami Masters.
Becomes the first living person to feature on a Swiss stamp.
Wins the fourth consecutive Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award.
Beaten by Nadal in epic Wimbledon final. Considered one of the greatest matches ever played in tennis
Loses number one ranking to Nadal after a record 237 consecutive weeks.
Wins Olympic gold in the doubles with Stanislas Wawrinka.
Wins the French Open for the first time, completing a Career Grand Slam.
Wins a sixth Wimbledon and record 15th grand slam title. Regains world number one ranking.
Federer and his wife gave birth to two twin girls, Myla and Charlene.
In response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Federer responded by arranging a exhibition match with top tennis players Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Roddick to give up their final day of preparation for the 2010 Australian Open to form a special charity event called Hit for Haiti, in which all proceeds will go to the Haiti earthquake victims.
He was named 2010 Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, in recognition of his leadership, accomplishments and contributions to society.
Lost to Rafael Nadal, yet still maintains his tennis advantage and scoring to keep it close.
With the Swiss team, Federer took home the gold along with his crew for Switzerland.