Mirka, who received guidance from tennis legend Martina Navratilova when she was younger, won three ITF singles titles, advanced to the third round at the 2001 US Open and rose to No.
76 in the world, but she ultimately had to retire at the age of 24 due to a handful of foot injuries.
"She still plays a huge role and has great input and impact," Paul 's former co-coach, told the New York Times in 2012.
"She understands the big picture extremely well and does a great job in terms of letting us work but also shares invaluable information.
Born in Switzerland, Roger’s father, Robert, moved to South Africa with a group of friends when he was in his 20’s.
That’s where he met Lynette, who grew up in Johannesburg and was a multi-sport star.
Her love for tennis goes way back, when she was a child.
The ace Tennis player Martina Navratilova identified her talent when Mirka was just 8 and appreciation from an international star such as hers, made her grow into one of the classiest Swiss women Tennis stars.
“But my parents still kept an eye on everything.” Taking a page out of his parents’ book, Federer is making sure not to pressure his kids into following in their parents’ footsteps.
“I don’t know if the kids are ever going to play tennis at a high level like that,” he said.
“Honestly, I think it all depends on how things are going to be when we settle in Switzerland, and what sport they are going to take up.
Roger is from Switzerland and Mirka was a swiss tennis player who was on national team.
Roger is very focused on tennis and dating super models can be a distraction to achieve his potential (anyone’s). Even now, he says that he will leave tennis if Mirka asks him to do so.