Roger Federer’s source of strength off the court - wife Mirka

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Roger Federer celebrates with wife Mirka after winning his fifth Australian Open title. (REUTERS)

Roger Federer celebrates with wife Mirka after winning his fifth Australian Open title. (REUTERS)

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Federer won his 18th Grand Slam and fifth Australian Open title when he defeated Rafael Nadala in the final. (AP)

Federer won his 18th Grand Slam and fifth Australian Open title when he defeated Rafael Nadala in the final. (AP)

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Federer’s wife Mirka was present in the stands when Federer won his first Grand Slam after a gap of five years. (REUTERS)

Federer’s wife Mirka was present in the stands when Federer won his first Grand Slam after a gap of five years. (REUTERS)

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Mirka congratulates her husband after his historic feat. (Getty Images)

Mirka congratulates her husband after his historic feat. (Getty Images)

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Mirka accompanies her husband in almost all major events. She has kept a tab on everything that the sport demanded from her husband; be it scheduling, taking down notes as he gave interviews, sponsorships, etc. (AFP/Getty Images)

Mirka accompanies her husband in almost all major events. She has kept a tab on everything that the sport demanded from her husband; be it scheduling, taking down notes as he gave interviews, sponsorships, etc. (AFP/Getty Images)

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Mirka got married to Roger Federer in 2009. They first met during the 2000 Sydney Olympics, where Mirka was playing. (Getty Images)

Mirka got married to Roger Federer in 2009. They first met during the 2000 Sydney Olympics, where Mirka was playing. (Getty Images)

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Roger and Mirka have four children - two sets of twins. (Corbis via Getty Images)

Roger and Mirka have four children - two sets of twins. (Corbis via Getty Images)

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Mirka’s support and engagement with the game has been pivotal to Roger’s success (AFP/Getty Images)

Mirka’s support and engagement with the game has been pivotal to Roger’s success (AFP/Getty Images)

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