Roger Federer net worth revealed ahead of Halle Open semi-finals

Roger Federer net worth revealed ahead of Halle Open semi-finals

is heading for the 2018 Halle Open semi-finals following his defeat of Australian tennis player Matthew Ebden on Friday.

The 36-year-old Swiss sportsman hit 43 balls to his opponents 32 in their quarter finals match up. In the end, he pulled out the win with a 4-3 win in the second set.

Federer won the game after less than 90 minutes of play.

Get familiar with the 20-time Grand Slam winner before the Halle Open semi-finals kick off on Saturday. Here’s what you need to know.

Who is Roger Federer?

Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player. He was born August 8, 1981 in Basel, Switzerland and currently lives in Bottmingen, Switzerland.

Federer started playing tennis at a young age. During the early part of his professional career, he did a stint in the Swiss Armed Forces, which is required for all male citizens.

In 2003 he was deemed unsuitable for service and was relieved. He served in the civil protection force instead.

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He went pro in the late ‘90s and continued competing in tournaments when possible. At the end of 1998 he was ranked number one junior tennis player in the world.

His success continued. The following year, Federer competed in the 1999 Marseille Open where he defeded the reigning champion of the French Open, Carlos Moya.

Federer won his first of 20 Grand Slam titles at Wimbledon in 2003 when he defeated Andy Roddick in the semi-finals and Mark Phillippoussis in the final round.

His first hard-court title came in the Australian Open in 2004. After defeating Marat Safin, Federer was number one in the world for the first time.

At the end of 2007, Federer was the only player in tennis histoy to win three majors in a year for three consecutive years.

He won his second grand slam title in 2009 and continued to win at Opens and other tournaments. Federer celebrated his 1,000th win in 2015 when he defeated Milos Raonic at the Brisbane International.

He was the third man to ever compile that many wins.

Federer won his 20th Grand Slam tournament in 2018 at the Australian Open.

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Roger Federer is married to Mirka Federer. She’s a former Women’s Tennis Association player.

The couple met while competing for Switzerland in the Sydney Olympic games in 2000. They married in their native Switzerland in April 2009.

That same year, Mirka welcomed their first children — a set of twin girls. The couple welcomed another set of twins, this time boys, in 2014.

Roger Federer net worth

According to , Rodger Federer’s net worth is about $450 million (£339.4m). His salary is estimated to be about $70 million (£52.8m) per year. 

The majority of his money has been made through endorsements. Federer made an estimated $71.5 million (£53.9m) between June 2016 and June 2017. About $65 million (£49m) of that was from endorsements.

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Roger Federer Halle Open

Roger Federer is currently competing in the Halle Open. He played his first game of the tournament on Tuesday.

Federer vs Bedene

Tuesday’s match up saw Federer take on Slovenian player Aljaz Bedene face off. Federer won 6-3 and 6-4.

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Federer vs Paire

On Thursday, Federer played against France’s Benoit Paire. He defeated him 6-3, 3-6, and 7-6.

Federer vs Ebden

Federer took on Australia’s Matthew Ebden on Friday, defeating him 7-6 and 7-5 and advancing to the semi-finals.

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Halle Open semi-finals

The Halle Open semi-finals will take place on Saturday, June 23, 2018. The Roger Federer-Denis Kudla matchup will take place at 5:30am ET (10:30am BST).

Halle Open live

Viewers in the UK can watch the Halle Open live on Sky Sports Main Event from 11am BST to 1:30pm BST. Sky Sports Arena will broadcast the event from the end of Sky Sports Main Event’s coverage until 6:30pm BST.

You can stream the event on the Sky Go app or the Sky Sports app.

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