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Roger Federer is a Swiss tennis player, whose achievements rank him among the most successful players of all time. He has won ten Grand Slam men’s singles titles in 31 appearances, three Tennis Masters Cup titles, and twelve ATP Masters Series titles. In 2004, Federer became the first man since Mats Wilander in 1988 to win three of four Grand Slam singles tournaments in the same year. In 2006, he repeated this feat and became the first man in the open era to win at least ten singles tournaments in three consecutive years. He is also the only player to have won both the Wimbledon and U.S. Open singles titles in three consecutive years (2004-2006). In 2007, when Federer won his third Australian Open title, he became the only player to have won three separate Grand Slam tournaments three times. Federer holds the all-time record for most consecutive weeks as the top-ranked male player.
Besides his many tennis feats, Federer is the co-founder of the Roger Federer Foundation, which funds projects that benefit disadvantaged children, primarily in South Africa. In January 2005, he encouraged efforts from tennis players for the people affected by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, saying he would play as many matches as possible in tournaments organized to raise funds for the tsunami victims and auctioned off his autographed racquets to raise funds for UNICEF’s relief operations.
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