Kim Clijsters – Belgium Sheet 2003

Kim Clijsters – Belgium Sheet 2003

Kim Clijsters ( born 8 June 1983) is a former Belgian Tennis player who has won four Grand Slam Singles titles – three US Open titles and the Australian Open in 2011. She was runner-up at the Australian Open in 2004. She also won French and Wimbledon Women’s Doubles titles and was a finalist at Wimbledon Mixed Doubles in 2000. In 2009 She became the First Mother to win a Major (US Open) since Evonne Goolagong in 1980. In 2017 She was inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame.

Belgium issued a stamp in her honour on 21 November 2003. Prior tags on top and bottom of sheet.

BELGIUM KIM CJLISTERS 2003 MS
BELGIUM KIM CLIJSTERS 2003 MS
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Stamp on Justin Henin-Hardenne -Belgium 2003.

Stamp on Justin Henin-Hardenne -Belgium 2003.

Justin Henin-Hardenne (born 01 Jun 1982) is Professional Tennis player from Belgium. She played from 1999 to 2011.

Career Highlights – Seven Grand Slam titles

-French Open in 2003,2005,2006,& 2007 , US Open in 2003 & 2007,Australian Open in 2004, Runner-up at Wimbledon in 2001 & 2006.

-2004 Olympics Women’s Singles Gold Medal.

-Helped Belgium Win First Federation Cup title in 2001.

– Top-ranked Women’s Player in 2003, 2006 & 2007. 117 weeks at No 1 Spot

-She won 43 WTA titles.

– In 2016 became First Belgian tennis player to be inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame.

= In June 2011 named as one of “30 Legends of Tennis: Past, Present, Future” by Time.

Belgium issued a stamp in honour of this legend of Belgian Tennis on 24 Nov 2003. She won the French and US open in 2003. A Sheet containing 10 stamps was issued. Prior Tags at Top and Bottom.

BELGIUM JUSTIN HENIN 2003 MS
BELGIUM MS 2003 -JUSTIN HENIN

Russia Stamps on Davis Cup 2002 Winners.

Russia Stamps on Davis Cup 2002 Winners.

The International Tennis Federation conducts Davis Cup – Men’s Team Tennis event. It is played on a knock out basis between teams of various countries. The 2002 Davis Cup final was played in France between Russia and France and Russia won the title defeating France 3-2. It was the 91st edition of Davis Cup. It was first Davis Cup title for Russia.

Russia issued two stamps and a miniature sheet on 19 Feb 2003 to mark this historic win.

The 8.00 Rouble stamp was issued in sheets of 10. The print run for stamps was 300,000 and 30,000 sheets were printed. It shows the Russian Flag and a tennis ball.

RUSSIA 2003 DAVIS CUP
RUSSIA 2003 – DAVIS CUP WINNERS 2002.

 

French Open at Roland Garros – FDC France.

French Open at Roland Garros – FDC France.

The French Open Tennis Tournament is also known as Roland Garros & is now played at Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. French Open was first played in 1891. It is a clay court tournament played over last week of May and early June. The 2019 edition will be played from 26 May 2019 to 09 Jun 2019. French open is the second of the four Grand Slam tournaments held every year. The Roland Garros stadium is named after the French aviator Roland Garros. The First French Open to be played at Roland Garros stadium was in 1928.

Rafael Nadal has won 11 French Open titles in Men’s Singles and Chris Evert has won Seven Women’s singles titles.

France issued a stamp to commemorate 50th Anniversary of Stade Roland Garros (1928-1978) on 27 May 1978.A FDC is listed.

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FRANCE FDC ROLAND GARROS 1978.

Federer Wins his 100th ATP Title at Dubai-Stamps on Dubai Tennis Championships

Stamps on Dubai Tennis Championships -Federer wins his 100th ATP Title

The Dubai Tennis Championships is a professional tennis tournament owned and organised by Dubai Duty-Free and held annually in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, on outdoor hardcourts.

The Dubai Tennis Championships debuted at the Aviation Club as an ATP 250 tournament. In 2001 the ATP upgraded the tournament from 250 level to 500 level tournament. At the 2019 Dubai Tennis Championships, Federer will aim to win his 100th career title and 8th in Dubai. He has defeated German Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 in the first round, and will face Fernando Verdasco next.

Federer beats Borna Conic to reach 2019 Dubai Tennis Finals.He is just one win away from his 100th Title and 8th Dubai Title.

FEDERER 2019 DUBAI
FEDERER ENTERS 2019 DUBAI TENNIS FINALS

Roger Federer beat Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece 6-4,6-4 in Dubai to win his 100th ATP and 8th Dubai Duty-Free Title.

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FEDERER WITH 2019 DUBAI DUTY-FREE TITLE

The United Arab Emirates released a set of two stamps on Dubai Tennis Championships 2007.The stamps issued on 19 Feb 2007 feature a tennis racket and a tennis ball. It was the 15th edition of this professional tennis tournament.

UAE DUBAI TENNIS
STAMPS OF UAE -DUBAI TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2007
federer at 2003 Dubai Championships
Federer at 2003 Dubai Championships

Special Cancellation Badminton -India 2013.

Special Cancellation Badminton -India 2013

A Special Cancellation was provided by Cuttack GPO on XXVII National Sub-Junior Championship 2013. A Post Card with Cancellation is listed. A stamp design on Nandini Satpathy –  Former Odisha Chief Minister also features on this Special Post Card.

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SPECIAL CANCELLATION BADMINTON 2013

Covers on racket Sports – World Table Tennis Championships 1977

Covers on racket Sports – World Table Tennis Championships 1977

The 34th World table Tennis Championships were held in Birmingham in 1977. A Special Cover issued to mark the event.The Cancellation provided at Birmingham on 26 Mar 1977 shows a TT player and a Table Tennis racket.The Cover features a Table Tennis Table and Badminton ,Tennis and squash Rackets.

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34th WORLD TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS BIRMINGHAM 1977