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Federer marries pregnant girlfriend Mirka Vavrinec

April 12, 2009 17:23 IST

Roger Federer and his girlfriend Mirka VavrinecWorld number two Roger Federer married his long-time girlfriend Mirka Vavrinec in his home town of Basel in Switzerland on Saturday.

"Earlier today...surrounded by a small group of close friends and family, Mirka and I got married," Federer said on his official website ( "It was a beautiful spring day and an incredibly joyous occasion."

Federer and Vavrinec met at the Sydney Olympics in 2000. Federer said last month they were expecting their first child later this year.

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