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  •   Home > News > International

    Roger Federer's broken the internet in Switzerland

    Roger Federer's broken the internet in Switzerland


    News the 20-time grand slam tennis champion would be the first living Swiss honoured with a 20 franc silver coin by the national mint saw the site hammered by 2.5 million clicks.

    The traffic caused a meltdown.

    Fifteen thousand of the 35,000 coins offered in a pre-sale window have been claimed.

    The rest are expected to fly off the virtual shelves when the website recovers from its Federer-induced crash.

    TENNIS WITH CROWN FORKLIFTS. ASK ABOUT GETTING ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS WITH THEIR DEMO CHALLENGE

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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    Tennis:
    Caroline Wozniacki is reflecting on the end of her tennis career 10:47

    Entertainment:
    Jennifer Saunders says the secret to her and her husband Ade Edmondson's marriage is that they avoid arguing 10:30

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