Federer's wife gives birth to twin girls

GENEVA: Roger Federer's wife Mirka has given birth to twin girls.

In a statement released on his personal website, tennis' world No.1 said the girls, born on Thursday, had been named Charlene Riva and Myla Rose.

"This is the greatest day of our lives," Federer said.

"Mirka, Myla and Charlene are all healthy and doing very well." It was the first children for the couple.