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Nick Kyrgios apologizes to Stan Wawrinka for crude remark

    Nick Kyrgios has apologized for the incredibly inappropriate comment he made during his Rogers Cup match against Stan Wawrinka on Wednesday night. “I would like to take this opportunity to apologise for the comments I made during the match last night vs Stan Wawrinka,” Kyrgios wrote on his Facebook page. “My comments were made in the heat of the moment and were unacceptable...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wawrinka urges disciplinary action against Kyrgios

    Nick Kyrgios crossed the line with some trash talk during his Rogers Cup match against Stan Wawrinka on Wednesday, and Wawrinka wants him to face disciplinary action as a result. Early Thursday morning, Wawrinka took to Twitter to blast Kyrgios and urge the ATP to come down hard on the 20-year-old. So disappointing to see a fellow athlete and colleague be so disrespectful...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Donna Vekic at center of Stan Wawrinka-Thanasi Kokkinakis girlfriend issue

Donna Vekic is the woman at the center of the girlfriend issue between Stan Wawrinka and Thanasi Kokkinakis that Nick Kyrgios so crudely referenced during his match with the Swiss star on Wednesday night. Kyrgios was getting upset during his second-round match with Wawrinka at the Rogers Cup in Montreal and muttered that Kokkinakis banged Stan’s girlfriend (video here). Stan did...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Savage Nick Kyrgios Tells Stanislas Wawrinka That Thanasi Kokkinakis Banged His Girlfriend

Damn, Nick.
Via Busted Coverage
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rafael Nadal falls to No. 10 in rankings; Wawrinka up to No. 4

Rafael Nadal's uncharacteristically early French Open loss cost him five spots in the ATP rankings released Monday, dropping him into double digits for the first time in a decade. Nadal clocked in at No. 10 in the latest rankings on the heels of his loss in the French Open quarterfinals. Champion Stanislas Wawrinka was the biggest gainer among the top players, jumping five spots...
Via Fox Sports
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Roger Federer celebrates Wawrinka's French Open win on Twitter

Sure, Roger Federer lost to Stanislas Wawrinka at this year's French Open, but clearly there's no hard feelings toward his friend and countryman. Federer hopped on Twitter shortly after Wawrinka shocked world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the French Open final on Sunday, sending out this simple note of congratulations to his fellow Swiss: The "CH," if you're curious, refers to the official...
Via Fox Sports
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The Latest: Novak Djokovic wins 1st set of French Open final

PARIS (AP) The latest from the final day of the French Open: --- 3:56 p.m. Novak Djokovic has won the first set of the French Open final 6-4 against Stanislas Wawrinka. It looked set to be a long match on center court in warm conditions. The marathon ninth point lasted 40 strokes, ending when Djokovic pushed a backhand long. But the top-ranked Serb stepped things up, breaking Wawrinka...
Via AP on Fox
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The Latest: French Open director rues fans' bad manners

PARIS (AP) The latest from the final day of the French Open: --- 12:55 p.m. French Open director Gilbert Ysern has criticized the whistles and jeers directed at Stanislas Wawrinka after he ended local favorite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's run in the semifinals. The Swiss, who plays top-ranked Novak Djokovic in the championship match later Sunday, was also booed in the fourth round against...
Via AP on Fox
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The Latest: Wawrinka and Tsonga underway in French Open semi

PARIS (AP) 1:15 p.m. The first French Open semifinal between Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Stanislas Wawrinka is underway in hot and sunny conditions on center court. Both are looking to reach their second Grand Slam final, with Tsonga losing in the 2008 Australian Open final, and Wawrinka winning that tournament in 2014. Tsonga hopes to give France its first men's champion at Roland Garros...
Via AP on Fox
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Switzerland levels Davis Cup tie with Belgium at 2-2

LIEGE, Belgium (AP) Unheralded Henri Laaksonen kept alive Switzerland's chances of reaching the Davis Cup quarterfinals after he rallied to beat Belgium's Steve Darcis 6-3, 3-6, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-1 to level the match at 2-2 on Sunday. Laaksonen, ranked 344th, was a break down at the start of the fourth set before beating 102nd-ranked Darcis in a match featuring 18 breaks of serve...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Belgians beat Swiss in doubles to lead 2-1 in Davis Cup

LIEGE, Belgium (AP) Belgium took a 2-1 lead against Davis Cup champion Switzerland in their first-round tie on Saturday after Ruben Bemelmans and Neils Desein rallied to beat Adrien Bossel and Michael Lammer 1-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. Switzerland needs to win both reverse singles on Sunday to reach the quarterfinals. Roger Federer, the 17-time Grand Slam champion, and 2014 Australian Open...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

World Tennis Tournament: Wawrinka beats Berdych in final

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands -- Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland beat defending champion Tomas Berdych for the sixth straight time, winning 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday to clinch the World Tennis Tournament for his ninth career title. The fourth-seeded Wawrinka, who beat the Czech in the semifinals on the way to winning last year's Australian Open, secured crucial breaks of serve at the end...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Wawrinka beats Berdych to win World Tennis Tournament

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland beat defending champion Tomas Berdych for the sixth straight time, winning 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday to clinch the World Tennis Tournament for his ninth career title. The fourth-seeded Wawrinka, who beat the Czech in the semifinals on the way to winning last year's Australian Open, secured crucial breaks of serve at the...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

World Tennis Tournament: Berdych to meet Wawrinka in final

  Defending champion Tomas Berdych dispatched Gilles Simon of France 6-2, 6-1 to line up Stanislas Wawrinka in the World Tennis Tournament final on Saturday. The fourth-seeded Wawrinka beat second-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada 7-6 (3), 7-6 (7). Berdych will bid for his 11th career ATP title, and Wawrinka his ninth. Wawrinka leads their head-to-heads 10-5. The third-seeded Berdych...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Berdych easily beats Simon to set up final against Wawrinka

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) Defending champion Tomas Berdych took less than an hour to beat Frenchman Gilles Simon 6-2, 6-1 Saturday and reach the final of the World Tennis Tournament, where he will bid for his 11th career title against Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka. The fourth-seeded Wawrinka beat second-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada 7-6 (3), 7-6 (7). Earlier, the third-seeded...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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
January 04, 2015  |  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
January 04, 2015  |  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
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The 2014 tennis year in review

Consistency may be the name of the game but a quick look at tennis in 2014 seems to prove otherwise. This year showed a departure from the big name tennis players and allowed players outside the top ranks to break through. There wasn’t a dominant player in 2014; no one player on the men or women’s side of the game won multiple grand slam titles. But there was a dominant country...
Via isportsweb.com
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Barclays ATP World Tour Finals: Djokovic claims title just by stepping onto the courts

Roger Federer fought hard to earn a place in the 2014 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals championship match, but his body did not allow him to compete for the title. As Djokovic found out Sunday, it does pay to show up. In a bizarre twist of events, Federer withdrew from the 2014 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals championship match with a back injury. Federer is the ultimate class act...
Via isportsweb.com
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Barclays ATP World Tour Finals: Federer to face Djokovic in a Wimbledon rematch

The only player standing in Roger Federer’s way of a 7th Barclays ATP World Tour Final title, is Novak Djokovic. Federer barely survived his semifinal encounter against fellow countryman Stanislas Wawrinka, but now all eyes are on the prize. The semifinals, as promised, provided an unbelievable display of tennis. Djokovic defeated Nishikori 6-1 3-6 6-0 in one hour and 27 minutes...
Via isportsweb.com
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Barclays ATP World Tour Finals: Next up, the semifinals

The round robin stage of Barclays ATP World Tour Finals concluded Friday afternoon. Roger Federer, Kei Nishikori, Novak Djokovic, and Stanislas Wawrinka will all be moving on to play for the title in London starting Saturday. By remaining undefeated in the round robin stage, Djokovic clinched the yearend #1 ranking. However, Federer looked as sharp as I’ve seen him all season and...
Via isportsweb.com
November 14, 2014  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Barclays ATP World Tour Finals: What to Expect

On the eve of the last tournament of 2014, the draws have been posted and each player is gearing up to play their final matches of the season. The first Group B matches will be played on Sunday, followed by the Group A matches on Monday. Group A consists of Kei Nishikori, Andy Murray, Roger Federer, and Milos Raonic, while Group B consists of Stanislas Wawrinka, Tomas Berdych, Novak...
Via isportsweb.com
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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