Roger Federer and Mirka Federer are married to each other since 2009 but their fairytale love story started two decades ago when the Swiss maestro was 18-years-old. However, to one’s surprise, Federer was advised by everyone not to start a relationship with wife Mirka.
Roger and Mirka met at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney when they both were representing Switzerland at the Games. The pair also shared a dorm room in the athletes’ village during the Olympics. It was when the two fell in love with each other.
Everyone told Roger Federer not to be with Mirka
However, Sven Groeneveld revealed that Federer took advice from the people around him before expressing his feelings to Mirka. Subsequently, everyone told him not to have a relationship with Mirka. However, Sven explained that Federer took the best decision of his life.
“He asked everyone if he should go with her. Everyone advised him against. And that Federer did it was the best decision of his life,” Sven said on Kasi Live on Tennisnetnews Instagram account.
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After dating for 9 years, the two got married in 2009. After their marriage, Mirka became Federer’s manager. However, she has since left that role to focus on raising their two sets of twins – Myla and Charlene, 10, and Leo and Lenny, 6.
Federer certainly took the best decision of his life. Mirka has been the only constant in Federer’s journey from one achievement to another. She has with him during his ups and downs. Hence, she is certainly one of the biggest supporters as she has seen in every one of his matches.
Their relationship is based on mutual admiration, trust, and unconditional love. Federer couldn’t have asked for a better partner than Mirka.