The 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer is a doting family man. Father of four children, two identical twin daughters and two identical twin sons, Federer has a herculean task of managing the taxing demands of his tennis career along with playing the role of a family man.
Roger Federer gives in to his children’s demand
To put things into perspective, it was a devastating loss for Federer. Despite having two championships points in the fifth set, Federer failed to convert both opportunities and suffered an agonizing defeat.
Now coming to the story, Federer along with his family had planned to go on a trip through the Appenzell, the morning right after the heartbreaking Wimbledon final.
However, as Federer revealed, his children were so excited about the trip that they made him sleep in a camper the night before – that too after his 5-hour-long marathon final.
“The kids were so excited and wanted to sleep in it the night before they left. I just thought, ‘Oh, no. Please do not! I just want to go to my bed! ‘”No question who got the upper hand. Even after the historic 5-hour crime thriller, the children had no mercy on Dad. “Of course there were six of us spent the night in the camper.” said Federer.
SHANGHAI, CHINA – OCTOBER 10: Roger Federer of Switzerland holds a press conference at the Rolex Shanghai Masters at the Qi Zhong Tennis Centre on October 10, 2019 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Zhe Ji/Getty Images)
In hindsight, he confessed to being glad about having gone on that camping holiday. Over the years, his children have often been spotted in the stands along with their mother Mirka, who has been Roger’s biggest support since the start of his career.
As parents, Roger and Mirka always tried to create a homely atmosphere for their children whenever traveling together. The Swiss superstar often reads his kids’ bedtime stories. Isn’t he the perfect father?