World Tennis 8.11.2017 11:45 am

WATCH: Roger Federer discovers his Scottish roots!

Great Scot: Roger Federer. Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images for Andy Murray Live.

Great Scot: Roger Federer. Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images for Andy Murray Live.

The Swiss tennis legend wore a traditional kilt in his match against Andy Murray, who also joined in the fun.

By now, most South African tennis fans know that Roger Federer has diverse roots.

After all, the Swiss tennis legend’s mother, Lynette, grew up in Johannesburg before meeting her future husband Robert in Basel.

So, every now and then, we claim him as one of our own.

But earlier this week, Federer also “discovered” his Scottish roots!

Playing in a charity event against Andy Murray in Glasgow, the 36-year-old put on a traditional kilt for one game.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v68cjA2SftA

In turn, Murray – who hasn’t played competitively since Wimbledon in July – wore a Tam O’Shanter or “see you Jimmy” hat.

It was all very much fun.

Andy Murray's new head wear. Photo: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images for Andy Murray Live.

Andy Murray’s new head wear. Photo: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images for Andy Murray Live.

Federer, by the way, won  6-3 3-6 10-6.

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