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Roger Federer has additional tasks at home during coronavirus crisis

Roger Federer is undergoing self-isolation with his family in his native Switzerland

Despite the ATP suspending all tennis-related activities until June 7, Roger Federer has a new task at hand in the wake of the pandemic coronavirus crisis.

The Swiss maestro presently is at his home with his family undergoing self-isolation as part of the precautionary process required to fight the spread of the virus.

The 20-time Grand Slam winner has also been recovering from a right-knee surgery that he had undergone last month and was not expected to make a return to action until June.

Roger Federer might be the greatest men's tennis player and is called the GOAT by many
20-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer during the 2020 Australian Open. (Getty Images)

However, with the virus gripping the whole world, it remains to be seen what’s in store for the tennis star.

Meanwhile, the Swiss genius has a new task at hand. He has to take care of his four children – twin couples Myla, Charlene (both 10 years of age), Lenny and Leo (both five) as their nannies quit at the end of June.

Mirka Federer, wife of Roger Federer, watches her husband play along with their four children Myla Rose Federer, Charlene Riva Federer, Lenny Federer, and Leo Federer. (Getty Images)

They were taking care of his children and had been travelling with them in recent years. However, the new situation has put Federer in quite an unusual spot.

At the moment, Federer has plenty of time in hand with all matches suspended. This is the best opportunity for him and his wife Mirka to search for new successors to their departed nannies.

Federer’s big donation

Federer and his wife Mirka recently announced that they would donate one million Swiss Francs for the most vulnerable families in Switzerland to fight COVID-19.

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Swiss tennis player Roger Federer and his wife Mirka seen together during an event. (Getty Images)

“Mirka and I have personally decided to donate one million Swiss Francs for the most vulnerable families in Switzerland. Our contribution is just the start. We hope that others might join in supporting more families in need. Together we can overcome this crisis! Stay healthy!”

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These are challenging times for everyone and nobody should be left behind. Mirka and I have personally decided to donate one million Swiss Francs for the most vulnerable families in Switzerland. Our contribution is just a start. We hope that others might join in supporting more families in need. Together we can overcome this crisis! Stay healthy! Dies sind herausfordernde Zeiten für uns alle und niemand sollte zurückgelassen werden. Mirka und ich haben beschlossen, persönlich eine Million Schweizer Franken für die am stärksten gefährdeten Familien in der Schweiz zu spenden. Unser Beitrag ist nur ein Anfang. Wir hoffen, dass sich andere anschließen, um noch mehr bedürftige Familien zu unterstützen. Gemeinsam können wir diese Krise überwinden! Bleibt gesund! Nous vivons une période difficile pour nous tous et personne ne doit être laissé pour compte. Mirka et moi avons décidé de personnellement faire don d'un million de francs suisses aux familles les plus défavorisées en Suisse. Notre contribution n'est qu'un début. Nous espérons que d'autres se joindront à nous pour aider encore plus de familles dans le besoin. Ensemble, nous pouvons surmonter cette crise! Restez en bonne santé!

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Switzerland is one of the worst affected countries in the world. The country has seen almost 12,000 positive tests and 200 deaths.

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