Grateful Philanthropist Roger Federer Talks Numbers as He Raves About His Foundation’s Remarkable Milestone

Published 03/10/2023, 6:49 AM EST

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Roger Federer earned a name for himself in the tennis realm, but that wasn’t the only place where he received love. Tennis has always been a major part of his life, but he has found purpose in other things that have brought joy and a sense of belonging. Be it his family or the charities he has invested in. This year, the Roger Federer Foundation is closing on its 20-year anniversary.

As the special occasion is on the horizon, Federer shared the positive developments that have been made by his organization in Switzerland and Southern Africa.

Roger Federer on the proud contribution of his foundation


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The Swiss Maestro has contributed to the growth of tennis on an immense scale. And that is not the only area where his expertise lies. His influence has shown results through his organization, the Roger Federer Foundation.

And the legendary player proudly shared the statistics of the changes that the foundation has been able to make. Moreover, the focus remains on making early childhood education accessible to all in underprivileged areas. He shared some developments that the foundation has made, since its inception in 2003.

He shared that around 2.4 million children have received quality education. More than 44k teachers and 12k educational institutions improved the quality of their training and curriculum. Moreover, they have made these changes in seven countries with 29 partner organizations with an investment of 7.5 million Swiss francs to improve education, according to the official website of the foundation.


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Federer thanked his team with a heartfelt message. He stated, “Thanks to everyone who has been there to support me since 2003. This year we will celebrate our 20th anniversary together!”

The Swiss Maestro is not a master of just tennis. He has received love and support from all over the world for his chivalrous conduct and charitable actions.

CEO of Federer’s foundation on working with the “best boss”


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Working with Federer on the court is a dream come true. But he is equally passionate and enthusiastic about his off-court endeavors.

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The CEO of the Roger Federer Foundation, Janine Handel, recently opened up about working with the Swiss Maestro. She stated that not only he is open to others’ opinions but also is eager to learn and grow. Moreover, she also called him the best boss she has ever worked with.


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All in all, this proves that Federer is not only the best on the court but also the best off the court.



Shivali Sharma

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Shivali Sharma is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. She has pursued her Master's in history from Himachal University, but her love for the game has driven her to write about tennis. Shivali is a huge fan of Naomi Osaka and admires Osaka not only for her on-court performances, but also for her off-court actions.

Edited By: Tony Thomas