Roger Federer became a father for the second time as his wife Mirka gave birth to twins boys Leo and Lenny on Tuesday (May 6, 2014). The tennis champion and the former professional tennis player welcomed their babies into the world after revealing that they were expecting their bundles of joy back in December. "Mirka and I are so incredibly happy to share that Leo and Lenny were born this evening!" #TwinsAgain #Miracle," he took to Twitter to announce the happy news.
Earlier in the day, Roger Federer announce on his Facebook page that he had withdrawn from the Madrid Open for the birth. "I've decided to withdraw from Madrid to be with my wife Mirka during these next few exciting weeks for our family," he said. “I apologise to my fans and hope to be back in Madrid next year,” added the 32-year-old, currently ranked four. I'll be training near my home, and am excited to rejoin the Tour soon.”
Roger Federer and his wife Mirka are already parents to 4-year-old identical twin daughters Myla Rose and Charlene Riva. Their two boys were born almost five years after the arrival of their twin sisters in 2009.
Roger Federer and his wife Mirka, who already had twins girls Myla Rose and Charlene Riva, welcomed their second set of twins boys Leo and Lenny into the world on Tuesday (May 6, 2014).
Roger Federer and his wife Mirka happily announced that their twins daughters would be big sisters in 2014 back in December. However, they hadn’t revealed a due date, nor that Mirka was expecting another set of twins.
The happy couple met each other in 2000 and they tied the knot in April 2009.
Roger Federer was not the first famous sportsman to have twins as Michael Jordan and Pele did as well. His older sister Diana also had twins.
Roger Federer and his wife Mirka kept the news they were expecting another set of twins at once a secret. (Photo credit: Getty Images)