Roger Federer Hints at Rome Return After Boys' Birth

Roger Federer and wife Mirka were already parents to twin daughters when they announced the birth of twin boys, Leo and Lenny, six days ago - prompting him to withdraw from the Madrid Open.

updated: May 20, 2014 16:52 IST
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Rome: Roger Federer has alluded to a return at the Italian Open following a week off to welcome the birth of his second set of twins.

The 17-time Grand Slam champion tweeted on Monday, "ciao tutti, I just arrived in bella Italia! Looking forward to Rome."

Federer's first opponent at the Foro Italico is slated to be 47th-ranked Jeremy Chardy.

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