Federer said in a message on his web site yesterday that his girlfriend Mirka Vavrinec is pregnant with the couple’s first child.
The baby is due in the summer.
Dear FansFederer met Mirka back in 2000 at the Sydney Olympics.
I arrived in Indian Wells earlier this week and I am eager to get back out on court. My back is feeling much better and I am ready to go.
I also have some really awesome news to share with all of you: Mirka and I are excited to let you know that we will be parents this summer! Mirka is pregnant and we are so happy to be starting a family together. This is a dream come true for us. We love children and we are looking forward to being parents for the first time. Mirka is feeling great and everything is going well.
Speak soon and thanks for all your continued support!
Hopefully we'll be hearing the wedding bells soon ;-)
Currently the world no. 2 is in Indian Wells, California for the ATP masters 1000 event.
Federer is seeded second behind Nadal at Indian Wells and he will open against Marc Gicquel or Simone Bolelli.