Published 09/21/2022, 12:46 AM EDT

Recently, 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer announced his retirement from tennis via a message on social media. In his message, he thanked his wife, Mirka Federer greatly for always supporting him through the ups and downs.

Back in 2019, he talked about Mirka, and how perfect she was as a wife. Interestingly, he also talked about marrying her only girlfriend while he took a dig at other players for changing their girlfriends or wives pretty often.

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Roger Federer took a dig at fellow players for changing their partners

In an interview with AS, Swiss tennis star Roger Federer said, “As a player, it’s always good to have her because some players have a wife a year and then change her. Anything can make you happy but it can also distract you.“

“My life is perfect like that. I’ve always been in love with the same girlfriend, from the same wife, running the family and protecting them from the press,” Federer further said. 

ENGLEFIELD, ENGLAND – MAY 20: Swiss tennis player Roger Federer and his wife Mirka arrive at St Mark’s Church ahead of the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews on May 20, 2017 in Englefield, England. Middleton, the sister of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge is to marry hedge fund manager James Matthews in a ceremony Saturday where her niece and nephew Prince George and Princess Charlotte are in the wedding party, along with sister Kate and princes Harry and William. (Photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth – Pool/Getty Images)

Speaking about Mirka keeping a low profile for many years, Federer said, “She hasn’t had an interview for 12 to 15 years, so people don’t know what she does.“

It is worth noting that Mirka and Federer met for the first time during the Summer Olympics in 2000, as they were both representing Switzerland. Since then, their romantic relationship began, and after dating for almost 8 years, they got married in 2009. Currently, they have four children; 2 sets of identical twins.

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Meanwhile, Federer has already reached in London to play the final match of his illustrious career. He had a good practice session with the Greek player Stefanos Tsitsipas before the main event. Gradually, his Team Europe teammates, including Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, appeared on the court and greeted Federer.

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On the other hand, Federer mentioned that he might play only one match in the tournament and i.e. the doubles match. Interestingly, he did mention playing with Rafael Nadal in his very last match. This news garnered many reactions on social media, as fans want the organizers to make this match happen.

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – SEPTEMBER 20: Rafael Nadal of Team Europe and teammate Roger Federer celebrate during the singles match between Stefanos Tsitsipas of Team Europe and Taylor Fritz of Team World during Day One of the Laver Cup 2019 at Palexpo on September 20, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. The Laver Cup will see six players from the rest of the World competing against their counterparts from Europe. Team World is captained by John McEnroe and Team Europe is captained by Bjorn Borg. The tournament runs from September 20-22. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images for Laver Cup)

Safe to say, this will be an emotional ride for Federer, as he recently talked about it. Also, it will be an emotional match for the fans in the stadium and all around the world. The Laver Cup will start on 23rd September in the O2 Arena in London.

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