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In The Future, All Tennis Matches Might Be Won By A Federer

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Roger Federer of Switzerland thanks the support after losing to Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland in the final during day eight of the ATP Monte Carlo Rolex Masters Tennis at Monte-Carlo Sporting Club on April 20, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images) | Julian Finney via Getty Images

The height of the Roger Federer Era in men's tennis may have passed but the long reign of the Federer family could just be beginning.

Roger and his wife, Mirka, welcomed twin baby boys to the growing Federer family this week. The 17-time Grand Slam champion shared the joyous news on Twitter and his agent confirmed to The Associated Press that the twins were born in Zurich, Switzerland, on Tuesday.

As noted in Federer's #TwinsAgain hashtag, this is the second pair of twins for he and his wife. Roger and Mirka are already parents to four-year-old twin daughters who were born in 2009. A former professional tennis player, Mirka met Roger at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and reached as high as No. 76 in the WTA rankings before retiring in 2002.

Should the Federer children choose to go into the family business, it could spell trouble for anyone interested in winning titles in any tennis format. All together, Roger and Mirka now have four children who could go on to compete in men's singles, women's singles, men's double, women's doubles and form a pair of mixed doubles teams.

Advantage, Federers.

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