Tennis superstar Roger Federer is the "proud father" of twin girls after his wife Mirka gave birth overnight to Charlene Riva and Myla Rose. The world number one broke the news on his personal Web site www.rogerfederer.com and his Facebook page
Play is underway at the AT&T National tournament in Maryland, USA, hosted by Tiger Woods. Second seed Federer eased to a 7-6 7-5 6-3 success, meaning he will contest a 20th grand slam final as he attempts to claim a new record 15 grand slam wins. The world number two put on a magnificent show of serving against his 31-year-old opponent — not giving up one break point in the two-hour match.
Defending champion and world number one Rafael Nadal has been forced to withdraw from next week’s Wimbledon Championships because of his on-going knee injuries. The Spaniard, who was the top seed to defend his crown at the grass-court grand slam event, announced his decision at a press conference in London on Friday evening after succumbing to the tendonitis problems that have troubled him in recent weeks