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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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12/08/2008 | 04:24 PM
Congratulations Roger and Stan or Team Fedrinka!!

Anyway you didn't win the Athlete of the Year for me you win too. Don't worry about that.

Good luck for you and Stan for 2009!!
12/08/2008 | 04:22 PM
it was a job well done.Hope we shall celebrate an individual gold in 2012.Best wishes as we get into the new year 2009
12/08/2008 | 02:42 PM
congratulation roger
i lovu u so much
12/08/2008 | 02:12 PM
Dear Roger,
Congratulations to you and Stan!You deserved this award !So Sorry that you missed the Athlete of the year!Others should also get a chance so its all right!Win it next year!Hope you are enjoying yourself and having a gala time!:D
12/08/2008 | 12:41 PM
GOOD SHOW!!!

I am so proud of you. Both of you. You guys really deserved it:)
My condolences for not getting the Athlete of The Year, don't give up though! KEEP GOING AT IT. LOVE YOU FOREVER ROG> you are my one and onlyyy
ROGER FEDERER = the greates
12/08/2008 | 11:22 AM
Congratulations FedRinka team! You both deserved it! Esp Roger! Hehe!
12/08/2008 | 08:53 AM
Well deserved ! Best wishes.
12/08/2008 | 08:40 AM
Congrats to you and Stan. !
Well done!
12/08/2008 | 08:18 AM
Congratulations! All the best for 2009!