Grand Slam Tournaments
Grand Slam Tennis Championships. Two
Romanian Souvenir Sheets, issued Aug. 22, 1988. Scott No. 3547-3548,
Michel Block No. 244-245.
This stamp issue covers the following subjects:
Grand Slam Tennis Championships 1999
Women's Single Winners
Martina Hingis (CH), Australian Open
Steffi Graf (D), French Open
|Lindsay Davenport (USA), Wimbledon||Serena Williams (USA), US Open|
Other Remarkable Tennis Players
|Anna Kournikova (RU)||Mary Pierce (FR)|
gaining a leadership position in the world tennis, Andre Agassi (USA)
suddenly ranked No. 124 in 1997. Two years later, in 1999, after a
spectacular come back, he finished as the ATP No. 1. During this year he
won two Grand Slam single tournaments, the US Open and the Rolland Garros
(French Open) .
Pete Sampras (USA) won the World Championships 1999 (3-0 against Agassi, in Hanover, Germany). It is the 5th World Championship title for the greatest tennis player of the last decade and eventually of the whole 20th century.
Ayn Rand Bill Gates Martina Hingis Bertrand Piccard J.W von Goethe