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Are Roger Federer's parents divorced?

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As of January 2015, Roger Federer's parents are not divorced. They met in 1970 outside Johannesburg, South Africa, where they worked for the same pharmaceuticals company, Ciba-Geigy.

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Federer's father, Robert, is Swiss. His mother, Lynette Du Rand, is South African. After falling in love, they moved to Switzerland and had Roger in 1981. Roger also has an older sister, Diana. The Federers now work for their son's charitable foundation, which aims to help provide educational opportunities to underserved children. Roger Federer has been married since 2009 to former professional tennis player Miroslava "Mirka" Vavrinec, with whom he has four children.

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