Roger Federer And His Love Affair With Rolex Watches

Published 06/16/2020, 9:09 AM EDT

Roger Federer has a special connection with watches. Part of that is due to his business relationship with Rolex.


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Roger Federer is the globally recognized face of Rolex watches. His tryst with the brand allows him to wear some of the most expensive yet exquisite beauties. Here’s taking a look at Federer’s watch collection and their specialty.

Roger Federer and his watch collection


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Let’s take a look at the five top Rolex beauties worn in the past by Roger Federer.

Rolex Sky-Dweller

This watch combines a dual-time zone function with an annual calendar. The one worn by Federer was released at Baselworld in 2017.

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The beautiful watch has steel and white gold with a pretty blue dial. All functions are controlled using the arm and the bezel. It looks amazing when worn by the champion.

Rolex Datejust 41 mm

Roger wore this beauty when he won his record eighth Wimbledon title. It has steel and yellow gold with a slate grey dial and Roman numerals.

This classic watch was first released by Rolex in 1946. It also has a lot of utility. That’s majorly in case of its amazing life.

It has a 70-hour power reserve so you don’t have to worry much about charging it. That further makes it a desirable watch.

Rolex GMT-Master II

This is one for superhero fans. This watch, named the “Batman”,  has a cool black and blue Cerachrom bezel.

It was released at Baselworld 2013 and also features dual time zone quality.

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Rolex Day-Date 40 mm

This watch has some interesting history associated with it. The watch was worn by President Lyndon Johnson and was scandalously gifted by Marilyn Monroe to President John F. Kennedy as a special gift.


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The watch worn by Federer is a Baselworld 2015 release with Everise Gold finish and a Chocolate dial with 10 baguette-cut diamonds for the hour markers, making it one of the finest Rolex watches developed in the year 1956.

Rolex Yacht-Master II

This is more of a sailor watch. However, as a true watch enthusiast, Roger has it in his collection.


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The one worn by Federer is in white gold and platinum, making it the heaviest version of the Yacht Master II stylish classic watch.



Aryan Sharma

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Aryan Sharma is a WWE and Tennis author and editor at EssentiallySports. Being a journalism graduate from Delhi University, he combines his love for creating content with an astute knowledge of almost three eras of professional wrestling. He's also a Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova fan and likes to write on the social impact of these two legends beyond their achievements on the tennis court.