Nick Kyrgios apologizes to Stan Wawrinka for crude remark

By Steve DelVecchio 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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Wawrinka urges disciplinary action against Kyrgios

By Steve DelVecchio 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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 13, 2015  |  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
August 13, 2015  |  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

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 his name in...
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 point...
Via Fox Sports
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Wawrinka wants to look forward, not back at Open

Stanislas Wawrinka was a day away from playing his first match at the Australian Open and all everyone wanted to talk about was his last match at Melbourne Park in 2013. Mind you, his five-set, fourth-round loss to eventual champion Novak Djokovic lasted 5 hours and 2 minutes, including 12-10 in the fifth, and turned out to be the longest Grand Slam match of 2013. ''It was a great...
Via Associated Press
January 12, 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 Associated Press
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wawrinka wins Chennai Open title without losing set in tourney

Top-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka regained the Chennai Open title without dropping a set in the tournament when he defeated Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France 7-5, 6-2 on Sunday. It was the fifth ATP title for 2011 champion Wawrinka, who is presently ranked a career-best eighth. The Swiss moved past 300 wins on the ATP circuit during this tournament. ''It's big winning five tournaments...
Via Associated Press
January 04, 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's been a long time...
Via Associated Press
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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