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Breaking down Wawrinka's backhand which left Djokovic stunned

Stan Wawrinka’s spectacular single-handed backhand left Novak Djokovic reeling and fans awestruck at the Roland Garros on Sunday. Here’s how the Swiss clinically executes a shot which is a feature of his compatriot Roger Federer’s game but which has all but disappeared from the game.

sports Updated: Jun 09, 2015 11:51 IST
HT Correspondents
HT Correspondents
Hindustan Times
Djokovic,Wawrinka,wawrinka backhand

As Stanislas Wawrinka defeats Novak Djokovic to clinch his maiden French Open title, HT revisits the Swiss backhand that clamped the Serbian titan on the clay battlefield. Get some insight into the makings of a champion and the techniques that paved the way for the newly crowned world number 4.

First Published: Jun 08, 2015 23:07 IST