Updated: Wednesday, 07 May 2014 04:16 | By Agence France-Presse

Federer celebrates birth of second set of twins

Roger Federer announced on Tuesday that has wife Mirka had given birth to the couple's second set of twins, this time boys named Leo and Lenny.


Federer celebrates birth of second set of twins

Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts after winning his Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament tennis match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic on April 19, 2014 in Monaco - by Jean Christophe Magnenet

"Mirka and I are so incredibly happy to share that Leo and Lenny were born this evening! Twins again.. miracle!" Federer wrote on his official Facebook page.

The couple already have four-year-old twin daughters.

The 17-time Grand Slam champion had announced on Tuesday morning that he wouldn't be competing at the Madrid Masters this week to spend time with his family in preparation for the birth.

"I've decided to withdraw from Madrid to be with my wife Mirka during these next few exciting weeks for our family," he said.

However, he is expected to return to action for the French Open in Paris later this month.

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