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That's a big help, But Mirka is really hands-on. It's great to have the help, but I think it's all been working well since we came home for three or four days. Mirka doesn't mind getting up in the night, doesn't mind feeding the babies at whatever time, changing the nappies. For her, if she can't do it, it's like she's missing out on something.
— Roger Federer on traveling to Montreal in a private jet with a nurse on board / August 06, 2009
I was obviously only going to do this if everything was safe and good.
— Roger Federer on participating in Rogers Cup 2009 after Mirka giving birth to twin girls July 23 / August 06, 2009
Mirka went through a check yesterday. The babies have been at the hospital for 10 days, and everything is perfect. So we're doing it. Big family. Big trip. On the bandwagon. I'm really excited to see how we're going to manage it.
— Roger Federer / August 06, 2009
We didn't completely just aim for a certain window, so for it to happen during this period of time, we got lucky, Because I was scared. You know how it is. After Week 25, you never know when a baby can come, so at the beginning of the French Open, I was thinking that we have to get through two Grand Slams, and Mirka has to be there. We're not in Switzerland. It could happen anytime really.
— Roger Federer on the birth of twin girls / August 06, 2009
I know it's going to be hard to take it away from him
— Roger Federer on getting the No. 1 ATP Tour Ranking from Rafael Nadal / July 07, 2009
I'm still processing the whole thing because a lot has happened in the last few weeks. It was such a historic day in tennis and me being the main character in this... I have so many pictures going through my mind
— Roger Federer on surpassing Pete Sampras's total of 14 Grand Slam singles titles / July 06, 2009
It's hard to switch off, I want to see the match point again, I want to read something about what the fans saw, how the media saw it. I had about two hours sleep, but it doesn't matter. I slept enough to last three weeks and I still feel great.
— Roger Federer reflecting on the match point of the 2009 Wimbledon final / July 06, 2009
It was a combination of being maybe a little bit sad for Andy after seeing Rafa was sad for me at Wimbledon last year. I felt like it was such a gruelling match, everybody was tired and felt for Andy so I didn't want to make a drama about it but I knew the importance and that it was one of the greatest moments in my tennis career.
— Roger Federer on being reserved on his celebrations after beating Andy Roddick in the 2009 Wimbledon final / July 06, 2009
Of course I always feel people should be happy for the guy who won and not for the guy who lost. I just kept it together after being so close to victory for so long, it was just a big explosion, and then after that it was all over and it sunk in and took me a while.
— Roger Federer / July 06, 2009
It's hard to change things, because the one whose serving is in control, We saw a classic example yesterday. He was unbreakable for such a long time. I didn't think I was going to win that break being down 6-2 but then at the same time I could have been up a break in the first set when I missed that forehand by very little.
— Roger Federer reflecting on the final of 2009 Wimbledon against Andy Roddick / July 06, 2009