Thursday, 27 June 2019 | 15:03 WIB

Federer Found His Soul Mate in Tennis

Roger Federer met Miroslava Vavrinec in tennis camp.

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer has won a number of achievements in the tennis court, not just trophies and titles but also his soul mate. 

Long before becoming the world's top tennis player, Roger Federer found the love of his life, Miroslava Vavrinec in 1997. Federer fell in love at first sight of Miroslava.

At that time, in the midst of a hectic training schedule at the tennis training center in Biel, Switzerland., Federer saw Miroslava, a fellow athlete, and was secretly attracted to her. 

Opportunity came when they both joined the Sydney Olympic  in 2000. They spent two weeks together in Australia and Federer began to approach Miroslava who was born in Bojnice, Slovakia.

"I do not think there was a single moment there that we were not talking to each other. In fact, I still remember our first kiss at the end of the tournament," said Mirka at that time.

The couple decided to marry on April 11, 2009, and now Federer and Mirka two sets of twins, daughters Myla Rose and Charlene Riva who were born in 2014 and sons Lenny Federer and Leo Federer.