"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)
Blending in during the 2006 Qatar Open. Federer won the tournament in 2005 and 2006.(Reuters/Tarriq Saleem)
"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)
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)
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)
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".(Reuters)
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)
Cooling off during the Miami Masters at Key Biscayne.(RDB/Eddy Risch)
With girlfriend and manager Mirka at the Hotel Belvedere in Gstaad.(RDB/Marcel Noecker)
With the whole world in his hands in 2002.(RDB/Andreas Blumenthal)
"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)
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)
Federer as featured on the cover of the "Sport aid calendar 2006".(Keystone/Martin Ruetschi)
A glimpse into the colourful jet-set lifestyle of a tennis world number one.
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