Roger Federer Credits Mirka After Win Against Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon Championships 2019
World No. 3, Roger Federer acknowledged his wife, Mirka after his win against arch-rival Rafael Nadal in a thrilling four-setter in the Wimbledon Championships 2019 semifinals on Saturday.
Mirka Federer couldn’t restrain her excitement as she watched her husband, Roger Federer beat Rafael Nadal in a rematch at the All England Lawn Tennis Club after 11 years. Roger Federer also praised Mirka for being by his side as he suggested that “nothing would happen without her.”
In the post-match press conference, Roger Federer credited Mirka and said, “I am glad Mirka is around, nothing would happen without her. The organization for the final is already under way. A final is a final. Novak has played amazingly this year and last. I need to perform at a high level.”
The Swiss also talked about the involvement of his family in tennis. Roger Federer revealed that he doesn’t talk about tennis to Mirka. He further added, “It is difficult to say that I don’t talk to Mirka about tennis. We have other things to talk about but I feel it during matches because I know her voice.”
Roger Federer also divulged that his boys celebrated his win by singing the happy birthday song as that is the only happy song they know. “Today my kids wrongly sang happy birthday to me after the match cause that is the only happy song they know,” he said smilingly.
The 37-year-old revealed that Mirka’s voice helps him during the matches. He said, “Mirka has to take care of her voice. That’s why she is only shouting when it’s quiet during my matches. Otherwise, it would not help anything, because I would not hear her.”