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STANISLAS WAWRINKA RUMORS

Australian Open champ Wawrinka gears up for return bid at Chennai

CHENNAI, India -- Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka will sharpen his preparations for the defense of his only Grand Slam title at the Chennai Open this week. The world No. 4, who lost to Novak Djokovic on Friday in an exhibition in Abu Dhabi, received a first-round bye in Chennai and is drawn to play either Croatian player Borna Coric or Robin Haase of the Netherlands in...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Wawrinka gears up for Australian Open at Chennai

CHENNAI, India (AP) Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka will sharpen his preparations for the defense of his only Grand Slam title at the Chennai Open this week. The world No. 4, who lost to Novak Djokovic on Friday in an exhibition in Abu Dhabi, received a first-round bye in Chennai and is drawn to play either Croatian player Borna Coric or Robin Haase of the Netherlands...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Kyrgios could make this year’s Australian Open the hottest ticket of the year

The Australian Open, tennis’s first major of the 2015 season, is just under three weeks away as we head into the New Year. Last year, Li Na took home the championship on the women’s side and it was Stanislas Wawrinka defeating Rafael Nadal to win the men’s championship. It was the second – and what will most likely be final after she retired following the 2014 season –...
Via Attacking The Net
29 days ago  |  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 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...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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