Federer, Galpal Tie Knot

Tennis star and longtime girlfriend tie the knot on 'joyous' spring day
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 12, 2009 10:56 AM CDT
In this Monday, Feb. 18, 2008 file photo Switzerland's tennis player Roger Federer, left, and his partner Mirka arrive for the Laureus Sports Awards in St. Petersburg, Russia.   (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)
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(Newser) – Roger Federer is now playing only doubles in his off-court life: The tennis ace and former WTA player Miroslava Vavrinec were married yesterday, People reports. The couple, who met at the 2000 Olympics, are expecting a baby this summer. After what he called "an incredibly joyous occasion," the groom wrote on his blog, "Mr. and Mrs. Roger Federer wish all of you a Happy Easter weekend."