Stanislas Wawrinka

  • Davis Cup: Switzerland trail Kazakhs, Murray puts Britain on brink 06-04-2014 09:33 AM

    Roger Federer's hopes of adding a Davis Cup winners' medal to his vast collection of silverware were hanging by a thread on Saturday after Switzerland fell 2-1 behind to Kazakhstan in their World Group quarter-final tie. The 17-times grand slam champion teamed up with Australian Open winner Stanislas Wawrinka on...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka to open for Swiss in Davis Cup quarters 03-04-2014 09:38 PM

    Geneva: Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka will take on Andrey Golubev in the opening singles match of Switzerland's Davis Cup quarter-finals tie against Kazakhstan. With 17-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer also in the squad, Switzerland is a big favorite to advance to the semifinals for the first time since...
  • Wawrinka, Raonic cruise into last 16 at Miami 25-03-2014 10:13 AM

    Miami: Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka booked his spot in the fourth round of the Sony Open on Monday with a no-nonsense 7-5, 6-4 win over Frenchman Edouard Roger-Vasselin. The result matches the third-seeded Swiss's best effort in six visits to Miami and sets up a last 16 meeting with...
  • Federer-Wawrinka beat Bopanna-Qureshi in first round at Indian Wells 08-03-2014 11:22 AM

    Indian Wells: Now that the magnitude of his Australian Open triumph has sunk in, Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka is aiming to build on his first Grand Slam triumph. The unassuming Swiss, playing his first tournament since he beat Rafael Nadal in the final at Melbourne in January, is the third seed...
  • Agnieszka Radwanska advances at Indian Wells 08-03-2014 09:05 AM

    Indian Wells: Agnieszka Radwanska opened the second round of women's singles at the BNP Paribas Open with a routine victory on Friday while Swiss stars Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka tuned up for their singles matches by winning in the doubles. Radwanska, the Polish player seeded No. 2 in the...
  • Rafael Nadal to play in Rio Open 15-02-2014 09:35 AM

    Rio de Janeiro: World No.1 Rafael Nadal has confirmed he will play in next week's Rio Open after recovering from a back injury. The 27-year-old winner of 13 Grand Slam titles had been sidelined since his loss to Stanislas Wawrinka in the final of the Australian Open last month, reports...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka to miss Rotterdam tournament 05-02-2014 02:31 PM

    Rotterdam: Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka has withdrawn from next week's ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament. The reigning Australian Open champion is recovering from a leg injury and will be replaced by Russian World No.43 Denis Istomin. Last Friday Wawrinka was active for Switzerland in the Davis Cup tie against Serbia but...
  • Nadal recovering well from back complaint, tests show 05-02-2014 10:48 AM

    Madrid: Rafael Nadal is recovering well from the back problem that wrecked his Australian Open final last month and plans to start training again on Thursday in his native Mallorca, his team said on Tuesday. World number one Nadal lost to Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka in the Melbourne final, preventing the...
  • Australian Open final was 'worst hour and a half on court': Nadal 05-02-2014 09:37 AM

    Madrid: Spanish world No. 1 Rafael Nadal said the Australian Open final, which he lost to Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka, was "the worst hour and a half" he ever spent on a tennis court. The 27-year-old Nadal, a 13-time Grand Slam champion, said in an interview with the COPE radio network...
  • Swiss lead, Spain trail, Czechs level in Davis Cup 01-02-2014 08:41 AM

    Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka gave Switzerland a 2-0 lead over last year's runners-up Serbia while injury-hit Spain trailed Germany by the same margin as the Davis Cup World Group first-round ties got underway on Friday. Serbia fielded a second string team without world number two Novak Djokovic, two months...
  • Nadal not to miss any tournaments with back injury 29-01-2014 05:18 PM

    Madrid: Rafael Nadal doesn't expect to miss any tournaments as a result of the back injury that contributed to his loss in the Australian Open final. A statement from the world's top-ranked player says he will have another medical exam on Monday after doctors in Barcelona examined his back following...
  • I never dreamt of lifting a Grand Slam trophy: Stanislas Wawrinka 27-01-2014 10:18 AM

    Melbourne: For 35 Grand Slam tournaments, the words of an Irish poet became something of a mantra for Stan Wawrinka. After one too many defeats, he had them inscribed on his left arm. At each ball toss, if he cared to glance, he could see the words of Samuel Beckett:...
  • Wawrinka wins maiden Grand Slam title, beats Nadal in Australian Open final 26-01-2014 04:49 PM

    Melbourne: Stan Wawrinka held off an injured Rafael Nadal to win his first Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 victory on Sunday in the Australian Open final. The 28-year-old Swiss player had never taken a set off Nadal in 12 previous meetings, but attacked from the start...
  • As it happened: Stanislas Wawrinka vs Rafael Nadal, Australian Open final 26-01-2014 01:39 PM

    Rafa Nadal has the opportunity to add another chapter to his storied career, and intensify an already robust debate, should he beat Stanislas Wawrinka in Sunday's Australian Open final. A victory would make the Spanish left-hander the third man to win all four grand slam titles twice, joining Australians Rod...
  • Rafael Nadal win may intensify 'all-time greatest' debate 25-01-2014 11:33 AM

    Melbourne: Rafa Nadal has the opportunity to add another chapter to his storied career, and intensify an already robust debate, should he beat Stanislas Wawrinka in Sunday's Australian Open final. A victory would make the Spanish left-hander the third man to win all four grand slam titles twice, joining Australians...
  • Berdych blames tiebreak 'lottery' for semi-final defeat 23-01-2014 07:31 PM

    Melbourne: Tomas Berdych blamed the "lottery" of the tiebreak as he was beaten by Stanislas Wawrinka in the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Thursday night. The Czech seventh seed won the second set on a tiebreak to level but then lost out in two more as he went down...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka reaches first Slam final at Australian Open 23-01-2014 06:00 PM

    Melbourne: Stanislas Wawrinka backed up his upset of four-time champion Novak Djokovic by reaching his first Grand Slam final with a 6-3, 7-6 (1), 6-7 (3), 7-6 (4) win over Tomas Berdych in the Australian Open semi-finals on Thursday. Wawrinka ended a 14-match losing streak against Djokovic with a dramatic...
  • No regrets for Novak Djokovic after Stanislas Wawrinka defeat 21-01-2014 10:09 PM

    A magnanimous Novak Djokovic said he lost to the better player as his 25-match win streak at the Australian Open was ended by Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka in the quarter-finals on Tuesday. The Serb led by a break of serve in the final set at 2-1 but Wawrinka hit back to...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka ends Novak Djokovic's Australian Open defence 21-01-2014 06:01 PM

    Melbourne: Novak Djokovic's bid for a fourth consecutive Australian Open title ended in a dramatic five-set quarter-final loss to Stanislas Wawrinka that opens up the prospects of a new major champion. No. 8-seeded Wawrinka lost 14 head-to-heads to Djokovic until a 2-6, 6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 9-7 win on Tuesday night...
  • Wawrinka wants to look forward, not back at Open 12-01-2014 01:03 PM

    Melbourne: 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...
  • Chennai Open title is special for me, says Wawrinka 05-01-2014 10:57 PM

    Chennai: Since he does not have many trophies to show in his cabinet, Chennai Open title, like his previous four victories is very special, says Swiss world number eight Stanislas Wawrinka. Top seed Wawrinka scored a clinical 7-5, 6-2 win over French Edouard Roger-Vasselin to win his second Chennai Open...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka clinches his second Chennai Open title 05-01-2014 07:54 PM

    Chennai: Top seed Stanislas Wawrinka lifted his fifth ATP World Tour title and second Chennai Open trophy after a convincing straight sets win over Edouard Roger-Vasselin in the final on Sunday. The world number eight, who won a title here in 2011, scored a dominating 7-5 6-2 win in the...
  • Wawrinka, Roger-Vasselin in Chennai Open title round 04-01-2014 10:53 PM

    Chennai: World No.8 Stanislas Wawrinka and Eduard Roger-Vasselin survived close semi-final matches here on Saturday to make it to the title round of the Aircel Chennai Open. The 28-year-old Swiss Wawrinka, winner here in 2011, looked relieved when Canadian World No.32 Vasek Pospisil conceded the match due to a sore...
  • Yuki Bhambri bows out as Indian challenge ends at Chennai Open 03-01-2014 09:59 PM

    Chennai: Yuki Bhambri and India's singles challenge came crashing down at the ATP Chennai Open as the the Delhi youngster lost his quarter final 3-6 3-6 to fifth seed Canadian Vasek Pospisil on Friday. It was a humongous task for India's big hope Yuki to take on the world number...
  • Wawrinka moves to quarter-finals, Youzhny pulls out 01-01-2014 10:31 PM

    Chennai: Top seed Stanislas Wawrinka scored a clinical 6-3 6-1 win over Benjamin Becker to progress to the quarter-finals of the ATP Chennai Open even as second seed Michael Youzhny conceded his singles match in yet another player pull out on Wednesday. Title favourite and world number eight Wawrinka needed...
  • I love coming back to Chennai, says tennis star Stanislas Wawrinka 30-12-2013 07:44 PM

    Chennai: World number eight and former champion Stanislas Wawrinka on Monday said he loves coming here for the Aircel Chennai Open as he considers the city a nice place to start the season due to its weather and crowd support. The Swiss, who won the event in 2011 after finishing...
  • India look to Somdev, Yuki as Chennai Open begins on Monday 29-12-2013 07:41 PM

    Chennai: Somdev Devvarman would be India's best bet while Yuki Bhambri is expected to carry his good from into the new season which is full of new challenges for the Indian players as ATP Aircel Chennai Open begins, here on Monday. India have three players in the singles main draw,...
  • Hope to make another strong appearance in Chennai: Wawrinka 27-12-2013 07:00 PM

    Chennai: World No. 8 Stanislas Wawrinka had a terrific 2013 and he is keen to start the coming year on a high at one of his favourite tours, Chennai Open, to be held here from December 30 to January 5. The 28-year-old, who is visiting the city for the sixth...
  • Ferrer begins new season with easy win over Wawrinka 27-12-2013 10:23 AM

    Madrid: Spain's David Ferrer kicked off the new season with a convincing 7-5, 6-1 victory on Thursday over Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship, a hard-court exhibition event in Abu Dhabi. Wawrinka grabbed a service break early on and then took a 5-3 lead, but the world...
  • Somdev gets Chennai Open main draw berth 18-12-2013 03:49 PM

    Chennai: India's Somdev Devvarman was included in the main draw of the Aircel ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament to be held here from Dec 30 Jan 5 after Estonia's Jurgen Zopp pulled out with a back injury. Devvarman, the World No.90, will be spearheading India's representation at the $450,000 tournament....