Roger Federer was up all night celebrating his victory over Andy Murray,after winning the Australian Open. Read more on Federer’s win and how he says being a father has enhanced everything in the video below.
Roger Federer says his 16th Grand Slam title means more now that he is married and the father to six month-old twins.
“I’m excited about life, and there is not only tennis,” Federer said the day after defeating Andy Murray 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (11) to win the Australian Open.
“Having kids and being a father now and being married enhances everything,” he said, tanned and relaxed in jeans and a gray T-shirt. “I’m such a happy person today to see how well everything is working out for me. It just makes me extremely happy, extremely relaxed and it allows me to play good tennis, and I couldn’t ask for more.”
Federer celebrated his win but returned to the hotel to hold one of his twin daughters, Myla.
“That was nice,” he said, smiling. “I quickly was able to see her, even though she’s got obviously no clue what’s happened. She couldn’t care less, but I still felt it was a special moment to hold her in my hands, in my arm after what happened, and it was nice. I read the papers here in Australia and went to bed, extremely tired.”
Federer reveals his wife Mirka and their twin daughters, Myla and Charlene, travel with him and they are never apart.
“It’s very different now,” Federer said. “I’m like wow, it’s over. Perfect. What’s next?”
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