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Swiss Team of the Year

07.12.2008 | Off Court

A few months after their title at the Olympic doubles tennis competition, Roger and Stanislas Wawrinka were able to celebrate another victory. They were elected Swiss Team of the Year with over 30% of the overall votes at the "Credit Suisse Sports Awards" gala yesterday.

 

Unfortunately Roger was not able to make the hattrick as Athlete of the Year as Fabian Cancellara won the title. Roger had invited Fabian to his welcome home event in Basel on September 9 after his victories in Beijing and New York - the two athletes are good friends. Together with Stan Wawrinka, all three Swiss winners of a gold medal at the 2008 Olympics attended the event.

 

Two excellent individual tennis players, Roger and Stan teamed up for the Olympic doubles. They showed better and better performances as they advanced, elminating the top seeded American twins Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan in two sets and defeating Sweden's Simon Aspelin/Thomas Johannson in the best of five final. They showed most impressive matches full of emotions and developed their personal ritual. Congratulations to you two!

 
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12/11/2008 | 04:02 PM
Yes!!!
12/11/2008 | 02:41 PM
Lots of Congrats for my king ov tennis !!!
12/11/2008 | 12:58 AM
congratulations!! you're the best! that two guys are da best all over da world! love you guys
12/10/2008 | 07:30 PM
Bravi to Roger and Stan.

Much devereved Swiss Team of The year, congratulations!

marycorbin,

Thanks for the news by Aussie publication.

Yes, 2009 will be a great year for Roger.


12/10/2008 | 04:59 PM
congratulations to both of you.
deserved to get this award. to bring glory and honour to your country will bring more satisfaction and achievement in your great career.
do again!
12/10/2008 | 03:03 PM
Dear Roger,
The cheer joy expressed in the picture with you and Stan raising your arms in victory and holding your gold medals is priceless. I can't remember ever seeing you more happy. I may be wrong but I think that win meant more to you than any oth
12/10/2008 | 01:46 PM
Congratulations for team Fedrinka!
12/10/2008 | 01:41 PM
we belive you roger.
12/10/2008 | 01:25 PM
Well done Roger and Stan, well deserved recognition of your triumph in Beijing
12/10/2008 | 01:25 PM
Well done Roger and Stan, well deserved recognition of your triumph in Beijing
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