Federer is going to be a dad soon

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Swiss tennis superstar Roger Federer announced on his official website that his girlfriend Mirka Vavrinec is pregnant and they are expecting their first child this summer.

The ATP second-seeded player has been dating Vavrinec since the 2000 Sydney Olympics, where they met as members of the Switzerland team.

On his website, Federer writes:

Dear Fans

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!

Roger

Federer has won 13 Grand Slam singles titles. He has also won 4 Tennis Masters Cup titles, and 14 ATP Masters Series titles, as well as winning Olympic gold in doubles.

He is in Indian Wells, California for the Masters tournament, which starts Thursday.

Congrats to Roger and Mirka!