STANISLAS WAWRINKA RUMORS
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...
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...
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...
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
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
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
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...
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...
Listen Stan, just because you’re seeded 21st in the tournament doesn’t mean you can go around grabbing everyone’s boobs like you’re Big Ern McCracken. This brilliant moment brush with sexual assault apparently happened during Stanislas Wawrinka’s second-round match at the Australian Open. Watch the video:
Wawrinka appeared to be up 5-1 in the third set when that happened...
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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: