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Stan Wawrinka Tops Roger Federer for Monte Carlo Masters Title

(April 20, 2014) World No. 3 Stanislas Wawrinka stopped Swiss countryman Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6(5). 6-2 to win the Monte Carlo title, his first ever Master Series title. It was just Wawrinka’s second win over Federer in 15 meetings, the first came in the third round of Monte Carlo in 2009. “It’s always special to play Roger,” Wawrinka said. “We know it’s always a strange...
Via Tennis Panorama
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Swiss Countrymen Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka to Meet in Monte Carlo Final

(April 19, 2014) It will be an all-Swiss battle for the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters crown on Sunday as Roger Federer beat an injured defending champion Novak Djokovic and Stanislas Wawrinka stopped David Ferrer to set up the final. Federer who came in as a wild card defeated Djokovic 7-5, 6-2. Djokovic was dealing with a wrist injury since the beginning of the tournament and it was...
Via Tennis Panorama
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Switzerland, Kazakhstan level at 2-2 in Davis Cup

GENEVA (AP) Stanislas Wawrinka brought Switzerland level at 2-2 with Kazakhstan in the Davis Cup quarterfinals on Sunday, rallying to beat Mikhail Kukushkin in four sets.
Via FOXSports.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Federer, Wawrinka lose Davis Cup doubles match; Kazakhstan leads Switzerland

Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka lost the doubles match to Andrey Golubev and Aleksandr Nedovyesov on Saturday, giving Kazakhstan a 2-1 lead over Switzerland in the Davis Cup quarterfinals.
Via FOXSports.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kazakhstan leads Switzerland 1-0 in Davis Cup

GENEVA (AP) Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka lost to 64th-ranked Andrey Golubev on Friday, giving Kazakhstan a surprising 1-0 lead over Switzerland in the Davis Cup quarterfinals.
Via FOXSports.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Wawrinka to open for Swiss in Davis Cup quarters

GENEVA (AP) Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka will take on Andrey Golubev in the opening singles match of Switzerland's Davis Cup quarterfinals tie against Kazakhstan.
Via FOXSports.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Wawrinka targets 1st Davis Cup title for Swiss

GENEVA (AP) Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka acknowledges that Switzerland has its best chance in years to win a first Davis Cup title.
Via FOXSports.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanislas Wawrinka Back to Winning Ways at the Sony Open

(March 22, 2014) Stanislas Wawrinka improved his record to 14-1 on the year defeating Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-0, 3-6, 6-3 in his opening match on Stadium Court at the Sony Open. The match was a bit of a test for the No. 1 Swiss player who is participating in the Key Biscayne event for the first time since 2011. “I start well really first set.  It wasn’t going that well, but I...
Via Tennis Panorama
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Wawrinka wins opening match at Key Biscayne

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) Stanislas Wawrinka won his opening match Saturday at the Sony Open, beating Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-0, 3-6, 6-3.
Via FOXSports.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Anderson Upsets Aussie Champ Stan Wawrinka At The BNP Paribas Open

By Kevin Ware (March 12, 2014) INDIAN WELLS – With a strong first-round win over Ivo Karlovic, and the loss of just two games to Andreas Seppi, it was a foregone conclusion that Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka would stretch his win streak to 14 matches for a spot in the BNP Paribas Open quarterfinals. His opponent, Kevin Anderson of South Africa, had other plans; knocking...
Via Tennis Panorama
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wawrinka Dominates, Federer, Li Also Advance

    (March 10, 2014) INDIAN WELLS – Australian Open Men’s champion Stanislas Wawrinka dominated Andreas Seppi 6-0, 6-2 in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday. “Today was amazing match,” said the world No. 3.  “Can’t complain.  “Playing that great, it’s good.  That level, depends a little bit who you play, but I’m really, really happy with my...
Via Tennis Panorama
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

STYLE: Athletes Stanislas Wawrinka, Fabio Fogna, and Ricardo Kaka Attend Gorgio Armani FW 2014 Show for Milan Fashion Week Fall 2014

Pro athletes Stanislas Wawrinka, Fabio Fogna, and Ricardo Kaka were honorable guest attendees for Giorgio Armani F/W 2014 Womenswear fashion show during Milan Fashion Week Fall 2014. All three gentlemen were dressed-to-impress in fashionable attire. Check them out below, whose look is your favorite? Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka and the legendary Giorgio Armani. Stanislas...
Via More Than Stats
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Federer and Wawrinka Give Swiss a 2-0 Lead; Davis Cup Round-up

Switzerland leads Serbia 2-0 (January 31, 2014) World No. 8 Roger Federer and newly minted Australian Open champion and No. 3 player Stanislas Wawrinka won their singles matches on Friday. Federer playing in a rare first round tie, beat Ilija Bozoljac 6-4, 7-5, 6-2. Federer had to rally from 2-5 down in the second set. Wawrinka faced a bigger challenge as he was extended No. 102...
Via Tennis Panorama
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Federer to open Davis Cup series against Serbia

Roger Federer will open Switzerland's Davis Cup first-round match against Serbia by playing Ilija Bozoljac on Friday, while Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka faces Dusan Lajovic. Switzerland is an overwhelming favorite against Serbia, last year's finalist and the 2010 Davis Cup champion, which will be without Novak Djokovic and two other of its top players. The...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Swiss stars Federer, Wawrinka head to Serbia for Davis Cup

Roger Federer will return to the Davis Cup this week in Switzerland's first-round match in Serbia. The Swiss tennis federation confirmed Federer's participation Wednesday after it was first announced on the tournament's official Twitter account. Federer teams up with new Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka, now the Swiss No. 1, against a Serbian side missing...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Is Stanislas Wawrinka, And His Wild Ride To Australian Open Title

    After his dominating win over number one seed Rafael Nadal, the tennis world is abuzz with fascination over the confident 28-year-old Swiss. Who is Stanislas Wawrinka, and how was he able to come out and flat-out dominate someone of Nadal’s elk in the final round of a major? The answer is far from black and white–one could say he’s been long residing in the shadows of...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

The Curse of Fed?

Earlier today, Stanislas Wawrinka won the 2014 Australian Open, beating out an ailing Rafael Nadal in the process of taking his first Grand Slam title. He also moves up to 3rd in the ATP rankings. In beating Nadal, however, Wawrinka also extended a streak that involves his compatriot, Roger Federer. You see, there was a […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Wawrinka Upsets an Injured Nadal to Claim First Major at Australian Open

By Alana Mitchelson (January 26, 2014) MELBOURNE – After playing the tournament of his career, Stanislas Wawrinka has earned himself his first ever Grand Slam title in his major final debut, prevailing over a struggling Rafael Nadal in four sets 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.   His Australian Open success will see Wawrinka rise to a career-high ranking of world No. 3 on Monday and he will...
Via Tennis Panorama
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

SportsCenter proclaims wrong Australian Open winner

If you woke up this morning and scrolled through your Twitter timeline backwards to find out who won the Australian Open, you may have seen the above SportsCenter tweet from 5:25 AM ET proclaiming victory for Rafael Nadal.  There's just one slight problem with that. Nadal didn't win.  He was upset by Stan Wawrinka in 4 sets - 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3. It's easy to...
Via Awful Announcing
January 26, 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, Cibulkova expected to advance in tennis rankings

Stanislas Wawrinka will replace David Ferrer as the world's No. 3 player after beating Rafael Nadal in the Sunday night's Australian Open final. Wawrinka is projected to advance five places from No. 8 when the new ATP rankings are released Monday. Nadal will retain his No. 1 spot. The 28-year-old Wawrinka will become Switzerland's highest-ranked player for the first...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

It was a painful night at the Aussie Open for Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal had been battling a nasty blister on his racket hand throughout the Australian Open, but it was an apparent back injury that slowed him down during Sunday's final against Stanislas Wawrinka. Wawrinka was thoroughly outplaying Nadal, leading a set and a break, before signs of the injury surfaced. Nadal left the court in the middle of the second set to receive treatment...
Via Fox Sports
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Nadal faces new Swiss star in Australian Open final

At an Australian Open marked by upsets and new story lines, Rafael Nadal will play Sunday's final against a man often called the ''other'' Swiss tennis player. Now, after a stunning run in Melbourne, Stanislas Wawrinka has a new nickname: The Stanimal - a tribute to his gritty, fight-until-the end style of tennis. Fittingly, perhaps, the name was apparently coined...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Nadal faces new Swiss star at Aussie Open final

At an Australian Open marked by upsets and new story lines, Rafael Nadal will play Sunday's final against a man often called the ''other'' Swiss tennis player. Now, after a stunning run in Melbourne, Stanislas Wawrinka has a new nickname: The Stanimal - a tribute to his gritty, fight-until-the end style of tennis. Fittingly, perhaps, the name was apparently coined...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Wawrinka Gains First Major Final at Australian Open

By Alana Mitchelson (January 23, 2014) MELBOURNE – Stanislas Wawrinka has paved his way into his first ever Grand Slam final after overcoming Tomas Berdych in four tight sets, 6-3, 6-7(7-1), 7-6(7-3), 7-6(7-4) and will boost himself into the position as the No. 1 Swiss men’s player come the end of the tournament if he is able to outlast Roger Federer.   The Swiss began the first...
Via Tennis Panorama
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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