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Roger & Mirka Wed In Ceremony

Basel, Switzerland

Roger Federer & Mirka Vavrinec© Getty ImagesRoger Federer & Mirka Vavrinec

Roger Federer and his long-time girlfriend Mirka Vavrinec exchanged wedding vows in Federer's hometown of Basel, Switzerland on Saturday.

Federer made the announcement on his website, saying, "Earlier today, in my hometown of Basel, surrounded by a small group of close friends and family, Mirka and I got married. It was a beautiful spring day and an incredibly joyous occasion. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Federer wish all of you a Happy Easter weekend," Love, Roger.

The couple first met at the Sydney Olympics in 2000 when both were competing for Switzerland. The 31-year-old Vavrinec is a former Sony Ericsson WTA Tour player who retired in 2002.

Last month Federer and Vavrinec announced they are expecting to be parents for the first time later this summer.

Federer will play his first tournament as a married man this week at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters - where he's been runner-up the past three years, losing to rival Rafael Nadal.

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