05 July 2009

It's Roger Federer's Day !!

Roger Federer becomes Wimbeldon Champion 2009 !!

Roger Federer cemented his reputation as one of the all-time tennis greats with his sixth Wimbledon title and 15th Grand Slam victory in a marathon men's final match on July 5. A special one-franc stamp celebrating the extraordinary career of Swiss tennis star Roger Federer has been issued by the Swiss Post. The world number one, who is widely accepted as the greatest player of his generation, is one the very few living persons to receive the honour. The one-off stamp, bearing a photo of Federer holding the Wimbledon winner's trophy, was officially issued in Basel on 10 April 2007.

World number one Roger Federer became the first living Swiss person to have his picture enshrined on a postage stamp.

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