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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...
Via isportsweb.com
22 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
24 days ago  |  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

PHOTO OP: Stanole takes Toronto

We've had Fedal, Rafole, and now we can add Stanole to the mix. Stan Wawrinka and Novak Djokovic have had EPIC (and I don't use that word lightly 'round these here parts) battles on-court, which is a prerequisite for a tennis portmanteau. They've also created a social media storm in Toronto together, posting pics of their bromance before and after their first round...
Via Down the Line!
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wimbledon semis set, Federer resurgent

The weekend drama is set at the All England Club, and Wimbledon has not failed to deliver some serious doses of drama and unpredictability. Shortly after my last piece went up on this site, perennial favorite turned occasional disappointment Serena Williams lost in the third round to Alize Cornet of France. Coupled with the exit of John Isner on the men’s side, there were zero...
Via isportsweb.com
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

So long, Stan! Wawrinka exits early in Paris

Well, so much for that. Stanislas Wawrinka is out, an unceremonious first-round exit in Paris, to 39th-ranked Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain. Not only did he lose, but he looked terrible doing it, getting broken twice in the third set and then bageled (losing the set 6-0) in the decider. Earlier, I said that he probably had the easiest path to the later rounds, and that quarter...
Via isportsweb.com
May 27, 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

Wawrinka Stunned by Thiem at Madrid Open

  #488465583 / gettyimages.com   (May 6, 2014) Twenty-year-old Dominic Thiem had the biggest win of his pro tennis career on Tuesday night when he defeated Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka 1-6, 6-2, 6-4 in the second round at the Madrid Masters. For the qualifier it was his first top 10 win. Wawrinka was last year’s losing finalists in Madrid.   “I didn’t have...
Via Tennis Panorama
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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
April 20, 2014  |  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
April 19, 2014  |  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
April 06, 2014  |  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
April 03, 2014  |  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
April 01, 2014  |  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
March 22, 2014  |  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
March 22, 2014  |  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

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

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

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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