Off court "You twin some..." Mr and Mrs Federer with Myla Rose and Charlene Riva - it wasn't clear who's who - Christmas 2009. The twins were born on July 23, 2009. This picture, taken by Federer's father, was posted on the tennis star's Facebook page. Keystone "On the move" A one-legged cut-out of Federer being carried through the foyer of the Shanghai Hilton during the 2002 Tennis Masters Cup, which was eventually won by Lleyton Hewitt. The end-of-season tournament is fought between the top eight players in the men's world rankings. Federer won it in 2003, 2004, 2006 and 2007. (RDB/Benjamin Soland) RDB "Chameleon" Blending in during the 2006 Qatar Open. Federer won the tournament in 2005 and 2006. (Reuters/Tarriq Saleem) RDB "Ball boy" "Black tie, trousers optional." Having measurements taken for the New Year's Eve Ball before the 2001 Hopman Cup, the mixed teams competition which takes place in Perth, western Australia. Federer played with fellow Swiss Martina Hingis. (RDB/Benjamin Soland) RDB "Prodigious son" With father Robbie and mother Lynette at London's Savoy Hotel for the Champions' Dinner and ball after winning his third Wimbledon. Venus Williams won the Ladies' competition in 2005 and traditionally the two winners share the first dance. (AP Photo/Andrew Parsons/PA) Keystone "Glamour" Getting fashion tips from Anna Wintour, editor of US Vogue, at Oscar de la Renta's spring 2007 collection in New York. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin) Keystone "Smooth" Federer (left) lathers up next to Arsenal striker Thierry Henry (centre) and golfer Tiger Woods, a close friend of Federer, during the launch of Gillette's Champions programme in Dubai in February 2007. Gillette said it had chosen the athletes "not only for their outstanding sporting performances, but also for their performance off the field, in their charitable actions, support of social causes or their reputations as icons of true sporting values". At the end of 2009, Henry admitted handling the ball to win a match and Woods admitted adultery. (Reuters) Reuters "Milking it" Federer bonding with Juliette, who was given to him by the organisers of the Allianz Suisse Open in Gstaad after he won his first Wimbledon title in 2003. (Keystone/Yoshiko Kusano) Keystone "Hard life" Cooling off during the Miami Masters at Key Biscayne. (RDB/Eddy Risch) RDB "Teamwork" Federer and wife Mirka have their hands full during a practice session at the 2008 Tennis Masters Cup in Shanghai. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez) Keystone "Globetrotter" With the whole world in his hands in 2002. (RDB/Andreas Blumenthal) RDB "Centre of attention" Signing autographs at the US Open at Flushing Meadows Park, New York. When he won the 2006 US Open, Federer became the only male player, and the only player in the open era (post-1968), to win both Wimbledon and the US Open in the same year for three consecutive years. (Keystone/Eddy Risch) Keystone "Traditional" Blowing his own alphorn: Federer at the 2004 Allianz Suisse Open in Gstaad flanked by two people who know what they're doing. (Keystone/Yoshiko Kusano) Keystone "Dad?" Federer poses for an insurance company advertising campaign in 2009. In March 2009 he and wife Mirka announced they were expecting their first child. (Keystone/Georgios Kefalas) Keystone "Satire" During the Basel Fasnacht parade, painted lanterns poke gentle fun at public figures. In 2009 Federer had the "honour" of appearing, heading towards Wollerau with a bag of money. In July 2008 he moved from Oberwil, canton Basel Country, to the "tax paradise" of Wollerau in canton Schwyz, overlooking Lake Zurich. (Keystone/Georgios Kefalas) Keystone "Clubber" Gathering his thoughts at an event at Sempachersee, Lucerne, in May 2009. In a 2008 interview Federer said: "I'm good with the irons, but I don't care if I hit in the rough. I like the challenge to be in the rough! I don't have a handicap. As long as I get through the 18 holes I'm happy, and still have enough balls in the bag!" (Keystone/Urs Flüeler) Keystone "Sweet success" In October 2009 Federer became the "global brand ambassador" for Swiss chocolate maker Lindt & Sprüngli. It was the first time that the 160-year-old company linked its name to a celebrity. (Photopress/Alexandra Wey) Photopress/Alexandra Wey A glimpse into the colourful jet-set lifestyle of a tennis superstar. This content was published on January 11, 2010 - 16:35 January 11, 2010 - 16:35 Share Facebook Twitter E-mail Print Copy link You can find an overview of ongoing debates with our journalists here. Please join us! If you want to start a conversation about a topic raised in this article or want to report factual errors, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sort by Newest first Oldest first Load more More More Swiss Films Advent Calendar This content was published on Dec 10, 2023 Dec 10, 2023 This year we’re presenting one film from our Swiss Films selection every day leading up to Christmas Day.