STANISLAS WAWRINKA

  • Stanislas Wawrinka retains Chennai Open after taming Aljaz Bedene January 11, 2015

    Chennai: Top seed Stanislas Wawrinka dismantled the challenge of a rampaging Aljaz Bedene with ease as the Swiss World No. 4 retained the Chennai Open title with a straight sets win in the summit clash, on Sunday. Bedene's remarkable run in the tournament ended with a tame 3-6 4-6 defeat against...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka happy with his showing in season opener January 7, 2015

    Chennai: Defending champion and top seed Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland today expressed satisfaction after winning his first match of the season at the ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament here on Wednesday. "I am happy winning the first match of new season. It is a good win for me. Look forward to...
  • Wawrinka keen to do well in Chennai before Australian Open defence January 5, 2015

    Chennai: Defending champion and World No.4 Stanislas Wawrinka wants to have a few wins under his belt at the ATP Chennai Open in run up to the Australian open, the first Grand Slam of the season. "I am ready for the new year. Everything is going well for me for this...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka gears up for Australian Open at Chennai January 4, 2015

    Chennai: Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka will sharpen his preparations for the defense of his only Grand Slam title at the Chennai Open this week. The world No. 4, who lost to Novak Djokovic on Friday in an exhibition in Abu Dhabi, received a first-round bye in Chennai and is drawn...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka looking for positive start at Chennai Open January 2, 2015

    Chennai: Tennis World No.4 Stanislas Wawrinka is looking for a positive start to the new year when he takes to the court at the Chennai Open. This will be Wawrinka's seventh straight Chennai Open, which he won in 2011 and 2014. The 20th edition of the tournament will be held at...
  • Davis Cup: Tsonga criticises French crowd for lack of support November 22, 2014

    Lille: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga rued the lack of support of his home crowd on Friday after losing to Stan Wawrinka in the opening singles match of the Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland. Despite the presence of a record crowd of 27,432 spectators in the stands of the Pierre Mauroy stadium,...
  • Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka play down London row November 19, 2014

    With the Davis Cup final against France looming, Roger Federer and his Swiss team-mate Stanislas Wawrinka on Tuesday played down talk of an internal row, sparked by the pair's fiery clash at the ATP World Tour Finals last week. During their semi-final encounter in London, which Federer won 4-6, 7-5, 7-6(6)...
  • France, Switzerland unchanged for Davis Cup final November 11, 2014

    France and Switzerland have announced unchanged teams for the Davis Cup final next week at Lille. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Gael Monfils, Julien Benneteau, and Richard Gasquet were re-selected by France, while Gilles Simon, France's third highest-ranked player, was put on standby as a replacement. Switzerland captain Severin Luthi picked the same side for...
  • Federer will be ready for Davis Cup battle, says Wawrinka November 11, 2014

    Stanislas Wawrinka has no doubt fellow Swiss Roger Federer will be ready for the Davis Cup final next week even if the 33-year-old goes all the way at the ATP World Tour Finals. Both men are in action in the season-ender and the early signs are that they could be at...
  • Wawrinka thrashes Berdych to launch London bid November 10, 2014

    Stanislas Wawrinka returned to form with a 6-1 6-1 thrashing of Tomas Berdych at the ATP World Tour Finals on Monday. The Australian Open champion has endured a dismal run of results since the US Open, winning only one Tour match since then, but the Swiss looked back to his...
  • Federer, Wawrinka to lead Switzerland in Davis Cup November 4, 2014

    Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka will lead Switzerland's bid for its first Davis Cup title against host France this month. Switzerland captain Severin Luethi retained the four-man team which beat Italy in the semifinals: second-ranked Federer, Australian Open champion Wawrinka, Marco Chiudinelli and Michael Lammer. Federer and Wawrinka will prepare for the...
  • Andy Murray clinches ATP finals berth in Paris; Anderson upsets Wawrinka October 30, 2014

    Paris: Andy Murray extended his impressive run of form to reach the quarter-finals at the Paris Masters and book his place in the ATP Finals on Thursday. After missing last year's season-ending tournament following surgery on his back, the eight-seeded Scot pushed hard to qualify for the indoor event for the...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka, Milos Raonic advance at Paris Masters October 29, 2014

    Paris: Stanislas Wawrinka won his first match in more than a month Wednesday and advanced to the third round of the Paris Masters. The third-seeded Wawrinka ended a three-match losing streak with a 6-4, 7-6 (6) win over 37th-ranked Dominic Thiem, the youngest player in the top 50. After consecutive losses in...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka qualifies for ATP World Tour Finals October 12, 2014

    London: Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka has become the fourth player to qualify for the end-of-season ATP World Tour Finals, the ATP said in a statement on Sunday. The 29-year-old Swiss has enjoyed a career-best season in 2014, winning his maiden grand slam title, and he has accumulated enough points to...
  • Wildcard Ito upsets top-seeded Wawrinka at Japan Open September 30, 2014

    Tokyo: Tatsuma Ito and Michal Przysiezny claimed the biggest wins of their careers at the Japan Open on Tuesday when the local wildcard knocked out top seed Stan Wawrinka and the Polish qualifier saved match points to beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. World number 103 Ito sealed the stunning 7-5 6-2 first-round victory...
  • Federer beats Wawrinka in Wimbledon quarterfinal July 2, 2014

    London: Seventime champion Roger Federer advanced to his 35th Grand Slam semifinal with a 36, 76 (5), 64, 64 win on Wednesday over fellow Swiss player and Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka. Federer's firstset loss was the first he'd dropped this tournament in five matches, and also marked the first time...
  • Wawrinka sets up allSwiss showdown with Federer July 1, 2014

    London: Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka set up a mouthwatering Wimbledon quarterfinal showdown with fellow Swiss Roger Federer after edging past 19th seed Feliciano Lopez 76(5), 76(7), 63 on Tuesday. The fifth seed had complained about his punishing schedule before the match but was efficiency itself as he won the pivotal...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka through to 4th round at Wimbledon June 30, 2014

    London: Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka kept up his bid for a second Grand Slam singles title when he advanced to the fourth round at Wimbledon on Monday with a 63, 63, 64 win over Denis Istomin. The fifthseeded Wawrinka, who had 12 aces in the match, will play either Feliciano...
  • Roger Federer at his best in Wimbledon opener; Tsonga, Wawrinka progress as well June 24, 2014

    London: The man with the most major titles in tennis came up against the player with the secondworst record in Grand Slam history. So it was no surprise that Roger Federer strolled to a 61, 61, 63 victory on Tuesday over Paolo Lorenzi, a onesided encounter that gave the Swiss star...
  • Wawrinka, Tsonga advance to second round at Wimbledon June 24, 2014

    London: Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka advanced to the second round of Wimbledon with a 63, 64, 63 win over Joao Sousa of Portugal on Tuesday. Wawrinka, who served 18 aces, lost in the first round at the French Open in his first Grand Slam since winning his inaugural major at...
  • Grigor Dimitrov upsets topseeded Stanislas Wawrinka at Queen's June 14, 2014

    London: Fourthseeded Grigor Dimitrov upset topseeded Stanislas Wawrinka 62, 64 on Saturday to reach the final of the grass court Queen's Club tournament, a warmup event for Wimbledon. It was the first victory in their three meetings for Dimitrov, who at age 23 is the youngest player ranked in the world's...
  • Australian Open champion Wawrinka knocked out at Roland Garros May 27, 2014

    Paris: Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka was preparing for a period of deep introspection after a shock French Open firstround defeat against Guillermo GarciaLopez on Monday. The thirdseeded Swiss, who has Samuel Beckett's 'Fail Better' quote tattooed on his left arm, did not look for excuses as he became the tournament's...
  • Wawrinka is now part of 'Big Five', says Djokovic May 23, 2014

    The socalled Big Four of men's tennis is now the Big Five according to longstanding member of the elite Novak Djokovic, but Stanislas Wawrinka is not so sure. Djokovic says Australian Open champion Wawrinka is now the real deal at grand slams and can be talked about as a potential winner...
  • Rafael Nadal not up to usual standards heading to Paris May 23, 2014

    For once, not everything seems so obvious heading into the French Open. Yes, Rafael Nadal will still be favored by most to win the claycourt Grand Slam tournament yet again. He is, after all, 591 for his career at Roland Garros, winner of a record eight championships, including the last four. Still,...
  • Tommy Haas upsets Stanislas Wawrinka at Italian Open May 15, 2014

    Rome: The seemingly ageless Tommy Haas upset thirdseeded Stanislas Wawrinka 57, 62, 63 Thursday to reach the Italian Open quarterfinals. The oldest player in the draw at 36, Haas used his expertise to give Wawrinka trouble with heavy topspin on the red clay courts at the Foro Italico. Haas hadn't beaten a...
  • Wawrinka ousted by young pretender Thiem in Madrid May 7, 2014

    Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka crashed to a shock secondround defeat at the Madrid Open on Tuesday when he was upset 16 62 64 by qualifier Dominic Thiem. Thirdseeded Swiss Wawrinka, who followed up his title in Melbourne with victory at last month's Monte Carlo Masters, started strongly against the 70thranked...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka beats Roger Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters April 20, 2014

    Monaco: Stanislas Wawrinka won the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time after rallying to beat Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 in a rare all-Swiss final on Sunday. The Australian Open champion had lost his previous two Masters finals and looked like losing a third until Federer's level dropped suddenly...
  • Roger Federer defeats Novak Djokovic to enter Monte Carlo final April 19, 2014

    Monaco: Roger Federer defeated defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 on Saturday to set up an all-Swiss final against Stanislas Wawrinka. Djokovic complained of soreness in his right wrist at the start of the week and took to the court with it heavily strapped. Although he seemed to...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka beats David Ferrer to reach Monte Carlo final April 19, 2014

    Monaco: Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka reached the Monte Carlo Masters final after beating Spaniard David Ferrer 6-1, 7-6 (3) on Saturday to set up a possible all-Swiss decider against Roger Federer. Although the third-seeded Wawrinka made a string of unforced errors - 40 compared to 12 for Ferrer - he...
  • Stanislas Wawrinka beats Milos Raonic to reach Monte Carlo semis April 18, 2014

    Monaco: Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka reached the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters after beating eighth-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada 7-6 (5), 6-2 on Friday. The third-seeded Wawrinka reached the semis five years ago, losing to Novak Djokovic. He faces either eight-time champion Rafael Nadal or sixth-seeded David Ferrer. It is...