Roger Federer

1981 - Today

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Roger Federer (German pronunciation: [ˈrɔdʒər ˈfeːdərər]; born 8 August 1981) is a Swiss former professional tennis player. Federer was ranked world No. 1 in singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) for 310 weeks, including a record 237 consecutive weeks, and finished as the year-end No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Federer has received more than 48,868,578 page views. His biography is available in 136 different languages on Wikipedia. Roger Federer is the 11th most popular tennis player (down from 7th in 2019), the 87th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 68th in 2019) and the most popular Swiss Tennis Player.

Roger Federer is most famous for being one of the greatest tennis players of all time.

Memorability Metrics

  • 49M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.94

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 136

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.93

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Roger Federers by language

Over the past year Roger Federer has had the most page views in the with 3,598,317 views, followed by French (745,368), and Italian (652,661). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Maithili (94.85%), Southern Azerbaijani (90.08%), and Interlingue (88.70%)


Among tennis players, Roger Federer ranks 11 out of 1,569Before him are Margaret Court, Billie Jean King, Ilie Năstase, Fred Perry, Jimmy Connors, and Boris Becker. After him are Martina Navratilova, Suzanne Lenglen, Steffi Graf, Arthur Ashe, Ivan Lendl, and Rafael Nadal.

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Among people born in 1981, Roger Federer ranks 5Before him are Zlatan Ibrahimović, Xabi Alonso, Iker Casillas, and Natalie Portman. After him are Fernando Alonso, Alicia Keys, Samuel Eto'o, Britney Spears, David Villa, Beyoncé, and Serena Williams.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Roger Federer ranks 87 out of 1,015Before him are Kurt Wüthrich (1938), Max Frisch (1911), Heinrich Wölfflin (1864), Alfred Cortot (1877), Humbert I, Count of Savoy (980), and Johann Jakob Bachofen (1815). After him are Mario Botta (1943), Jean Tinguely (1925), Gianni Infantino (1970), Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741), François Vatel (1631), and Louis Agassiz (1807).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In Switzerland

Among tennis players born in Switzerland, Roger Federer ranks 1After him are R. Norris Williams (1891), Stan Wawrinka (1985), Marc Rosset (1970), Heinz Günthardt (1959), Patty Schnyder (1978), Belinda Bencic (1997), Bettina Bunge (1963), Timea Bacsinszky (1989), Emmanuelle Gagliardi (1976), Marco Chiudinelli (1981), and Viktorija Golubic (1992).