Melbourne VIC, Australia, 10 February 2016 |

Pat Cash

“Australians love sport like no other nation and for me to be honoured on a stamp as one of the legends, is an amazing acknowledgement. I never imagined my face being used as a means of postage!”

Ashley Cooper AO

“I was so proud to be asked to be on a stamp. I certainly never thought it would happen and to be amongst such a great group of people, well I’m just really chuffed.”

Roy Emerson

“Never in my wildest dreams did I ever imagine that my photograph would be on an Australian postage stamp. What an honour it is for me to be chosen, I am delighted.”

Neale Fraser AO MBE

“Tennis gave me a life I never could have dreamed of. To think that I would join this illustrious group of people that have been recognised in the history of the award, it makes me a very proud Australian.”

Evonne Goolagong Cawley AO MBE

“Being on a stamp is a wonderful honour. Lately I have really been appreciating what I’ve done in my career, because I never stopped to think about it.”

John Newcombe AO OBE

“I’m a very confident person and I have great self-belief but I never expect things to come along. So when I received the call from Australia Post to say they wanted to feature me on a stamp, I thought to myself – I’m such a lucky bloke.”

Patrick Rafter

“I remember in 2000 the Olympians who won gold were featured on a stamp which I thought was really cool. This is an amazing milestone and acknowledgement from Australia Post and I’m proud to be a part of it.”

Tony Roche AO MBE

“Tennis has an extremely proud history in Australia, one that I hope will continue for many years to come. To be given the honour of having a postage stamp recognising the significance of Tennis in Australia is both special and humbling.”

Ken Rosewall AM MBE

“Tennis gave me the opportunity to travel the world and I’m proud my name is recognised with the game. It’s humbling to think you’re going to be on a stamp, especially alongside some of my long-time friends – it’s a good feeling.”

Frank Sedgman AM

“It’s such an honour. We were just athletes doing our best, so to be thought about after all these years it really is just an amazing honour.”

Fred Stolle AO

“I am both honoured and excited to be chosen along with a distinguished group of friends and it’s a good lesson for the younger generation that childhood dreams can come true. For myself and my family this is very special.”