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STANISLAS WAWRINKA RUMORS

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
14 days ago  |  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!
16 days ago  |  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 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

Wawrinka drops F bomb on live TV

It was an awesome 5 set semifinal between Stanislas Wawrinka and Novak Djokovic, but was even more awesome was Stan's post match interview with Mary Joe Fernandez where, after getting a standing ovation for his effort he said, It was a tough match, a tough loss....he [Novak] was f**king strong. I love a random F-bomb.  You?  Check it out at around the 30 second mark.  Enjoy
Via Onthegotennis
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

What Lies Beneath: Stanislas Wawrinka

I'm resurrecting an old column that I did called What Lies Beneath that looked at player's tattoos, piercings, etc.  I haven't seen anything new in a while, but yesterday I saw some new ink on Stanislas Wawrinka's arm.  After enlarging the photo, his tattoo reads: Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail agan. Fail better. This quote is from Westward...
Via Onthegotennis
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Stanislas Wawrinka Got a Handful of Lineswoman at the Aussie Open

During the men’s singles match between Stanislas Wawrinka and Marco Baghdatis at the Australian Open, Wawrinka got a little up close and friendly with a lineswoman, and unintentionally copped a feel as he tries maintaining his balance.  Judging by the look on the young lady’s face, she doesn’t seem to mind one bit.  The ball girl looks a bit ticked off at all the attention...
Via The Last Angry Fan
January 19, 2012  |  Discuss
HANDS ON

Video: Tennis player feels up line judge

For the past 24 hours, some rather amusing videos from Australian Open singles match between Stanislas Wawrinka and Marco Baghdatis have flooded the Internet. However, here is one that you might have not seen. Keep an eye on Stanislas Wawrinka who decides to get a little handsy with a lines lady:
Via Outside the Boxscore
January 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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