Roger Federer Says He Won't Change Schedule as His Family Grows

Roger Federer had a strong start to the clay-court season by reaching the final of the Monte Carlo Masters. The Italian Open is the last key warmup for the French Open, which starts in less than two weeks.

updated: June 27, 2014 12:23 IST
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Rome: Roger Federer's decision to return to tennis a week after the birth of his second set of twins has the full support of his wife Mirka. And don't expect his schedule to change much now that he has four kids.

When the boys were born earlier than expected, Federer consulted with his wife and team about playing the Italian Open.

"And they all said I should quickly come and play here. So I was like, 'OK, if you don't want me around I'll go away,'" Federer recounted on Tuesday. "That was basically it.

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