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Davis Cup finals: The Swiss finally take a stand

The Davis Cup finals are underway and after two days of play in Lille, France, the Swiss are well on their way to winning a title. Dominant play by Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka took the neutrality out of Switzerland and put them on the offensive. Despite many concerns coming into the competition, Switzerland has done remarkably well. They lead the French 2-1 and with a win...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Barclays ATP World Tour Finals: Early dominance in group A

Round robin match play for Group A of the ATP World Tour Finals began Monday as Stanislas Wawrinka and Novak Djokovic crushed the competition. Djokovic was expected to win, and he did, but the real story here is in Wawrinka’s performance. Berdych went into his match with Wawrinka as the favorite to win, but things did not turn out as expected. He won 95 percent of points on his...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wawrinka and Federer: Swiss tennis double threat

Stanislas Wawrinka A week into the last grand slam tournament of the year, the Swiss tennis players look as sharp as the cheese their country is famously associated with. Roger Federer dispatched of Marinko Matosevic in a straight sets win on Tuesday, all while debuting his new Jordan inspired tennis shoes. And Stanislas Wawrinka rolled through his first round match against Jiri...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Stan Wawrinka tells apparently ‘drunk’ fan at U.S. Open to ‘Shut up, man!’ (video)

Australian Open champ Stan Wawrinka had a rough go of it during a late-night match against Thomaz Bellucci, once yelling at himself and later yelling at a fan he deemed to be “drunk.” The No. 3-seeded Wawrinka ultimately prevailed in a match that went into the wee hours of Thursday morning, beating the 91st-ranked Bellucci […] The post Stan Wawrinka tells apparently ‘drunk’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Anderson Ousts Third Seed Wawrinka in Toronto

Stan Wawrinka By Dave Gertler   (August 7, 2014) TORONTO – Big-serving South African Kevin Anderson has made the most of relatively cold and gusty conditions to upset 3rd seed Stanislas Wawrinka in their Rogers Cup round-of-16 match on Thursday. This is the second straight win Anderson has had over Wawrinka since the Swiss 29-year-old won the Australian Open in January.   ...
Via Tennis Panorama
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Wawrinka Changes His Name To Stan

World No.3 Stanislas Wawrinka has asked the ATP to officially call him 'Stan'. Wawrinka’s manager, Lawrence Francopan, told the “Tages-Angzieger”, (Translated) “Stanislas is long and bulky in the written form, also not easy to pronounce. There was always confusion. Furthermore him anyway call all, ‘Stan the Man.’” It's unclear whether Stan has changed...
Via Onthegotennis
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Five things to know about Stan Wawrinka, Grand Slam champion

Stanislas Wawrinka. Household name. Tennis types have known him for years, but the new Swiss No. 1 is only now introducing him to the world stage after beating top-ranked Rafael Nadal on Sunday to win the Australian Open for his first career Grand Slam title. Not familiar with Stan the Man? Here's five things to know: He is no fluke Those not paying close attention will...
Via Fox Sports
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Wawrinka conquista el titulo en Chennai

El suizo Stanislas Wawrinka hizo valer su condicion de maximo cabeza de serie y conquisto el titulo del Abierto de Chennai al vencer el domingo 7-5, 6-2 al frances Edouard Roger-Vasselin. Wawrinka no perdio un solo set durante todo el torneo, en el que logro rebasar las 300 victorias en el tour de la ATP. El suizo, actualmente octavo en el ranking mundial, sumo el quinto de su carrera...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wawrinka wins Chennai Open title without losing set in tourney

Top-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka regained the Chennai Open title without dropping a set in the tournament when he defeated Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France 7-5, 6-2 on Sunday. It was the fifth ATP title for 2011 champion Wawrinka, who is presently ranked a career-best eighth. The Swiss moved past 300 wins on the ATP circuit during this tournament. ''It's big winning five...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Wawrinka earns 300th win to reach Chennai semifinals

Stanislas Wawrinka earned his 300th win on the ATP tour on Friday as he breezed past Slovenian Aljaz Bedene 6-2, 6-1 to reach the semifinals of the Chennai Open. Wawrinka became only the fourth Swiss player to reach the milestone after Roger Federer (923), Marc Rosset (433) and Jakob Hlasek (432). "I didn't know about it before coming here," Wawrinka said. "It...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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