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2012 champ Andy Murray in US Open draw; Stan Wawrinka withdraws

  • Andy Murray is a former No. 1 and three-time Grand Slam title winner, including in New York in 2012. His ranking slid out of the top 100 after he had two hip operations in recent years.
2012 champ Andy Murray in US Open draw; Stan Wawrinka withdraws(REUTERS)
2012 champ Andy Murray in US Open draw; Stan Wawrinka withdraws(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 09, 2021 10:26 PM IST
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Stanislas Wawrinka pulls out of Tokyo Olympics

  • "Wawrinka is very disappointed not to be able to play in the Games and represent Switzerland in Tokyo," said a statement by his management team.
Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka(REUTERS)
Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 29, 2021 03:15 PM IST
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Former champion Wawrinka withdraws from French Open

Former champion Stan Wawrinka has pulled out of the French Open after failing to recover sufficiently from an operation he underwent on his left foot in March.
File Photo: Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka.(REUTERS)
File Photo: Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka.(REUTERS)
Published on May 18, 2021 08:58 PM IST
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Former champion Stan Wawrinka withdraws from French Open

The 36-year-old Swiss, who won the claycourt Grand Slam at Roland Garros in 2015, has not played on the Tour since his opening-round loss in March.
Stan Wawrinka: File photo(Getty Images)
Stan Wawrinka: File photo(Getty Images)
Published on May 18, 2021 06:01 PM IST
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Stan Wawrinka out 'a few weeks' after foot surgery

Wawrinka said Thursday that he would be out “for a few weeks," with the French Open starting May 23. He won at Roland Garros in 2015.
FILE PHOTO: Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 10, 2021 Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in action during his second round match against Hungary's Marton Fucsovics REUTERS/Asanka Brendon Ratnayake/File Photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 10, 2021 Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in action during his second round match against Hungary's Marton Fucsovics REUTERS/Asanka Brendon Ratnayake/File Photo(REUTERS)
Published on Mar 25, 2021 09:57 PM IST
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Wawrinka falls to Fucsovics in five-set thriller

Wawrinka was sloppy in the opening two sets, committing 29 unforced errors and landing just over 60% of his first serves, but the 17th seed found his range in the third set, breaking Fucsovics in the opening game before taking control with a string of blistering backhands.
Australian Open - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 10, 2021 Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in action during his second round match against Hungary's Marton Fucsovics(REUTERS)
Australian Open - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 10, 2021 Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in action during his second round match against Hungary's Marton Fucsovics(REUTERS)
Published on Feb 10, 2021 03:49 PM IST
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Wawrinka beats Kukushkin to advance in Murray River Open

Playing in his first competitive match since a defeat by Alexander Zverev in the Paris Masters quarter-finals last year, Wawrinka dropped a tight first set before switching gears in the next two to seal the victory.
Former Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka(Twitter)
Former Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka(Twitter)
Published on Feb 03, 2021 12:47 PM IST
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Wawrinka out, marathon tiebreak at French Open

In another third-round match, it took 36 points in a marathon third-set tiebreaker for Lorenzo Sonego to finally shake off the 27th-seeded American Taylor Fritz.
Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - October 2, 2020 Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka during his third round match against France's Hugo Gaston REUTERS/Charles Platiau(REUTERS)
Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - October 2, 2020 Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka during his third round match against France's Hugo Gaston REUTERS/Charles Platiau(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 03, 2020 10:21 AM IST
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French Open 2020: Wawrinka thrashes Murray as big match falls flat

It proved a painfully one-sided affair as Andy Murray suffered his equal worst Grand Slam beating.
Stan Wawrinka in action against Andy Murray(Getty Images)
Stan Wawrinka in action against Andy Murray(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 28, 2020 10:06 AM IST
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Paris | By Reuters

Teen Musetti upsets Wawrinka to become local hero

Wawrinka made a string of errors as he lost the first eight games before working his way back into the game. Musetti, however, held his nerve to take the second set tiebreak and the match
Tennis - ATP Masters 1000 - Italian Open - Foro Italico, Rome, Italy - September 14, 2020 Italy's Lorenzo Musetti in action during his first round match against Italy's Giulio Zeppieri Pool via REUTERS/Riccardo Antimiani/Files(REUTERS)
Tennis - ATP Masters 1000 - Italian Open - Foro Italico, Rome, Italy - September 14, 2020 Italy's Lorenzo Musetti in action during his first round match against Italy's Giulio Zeppieri Pool via REUTERS/Riccardo Antimiani/Files(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 16, 2020 07:59 AM IST
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Dedication finally pays off for US Open champion Dominic Thiem

But the Austrian staged a stunning comeback to win 2-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 7-6(6) in a nerve-jangling battle of wills and will now head to the French Open with renewed confidence.
New York: Dominic Thiem, of Austria, holds up the championship trophy after defeating Alexander Zverev, of Germany, in the men's singles final of the US Open tennis championships, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in New York.AP/PTI(AP14-09-2020_000010A)(AP)
New York: Dominic Thiem, of Austria, holds up the championship trophy after defeating Alexander Zverev, of Germany, in the men's singles final of the US Open tennis championships, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in New York.AP/PTI(AP14-09-2020_000010A)(AP)
Updated on Sep 14, 2020 10:30 AM IST
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Djokovic plays down Nadal and Federer absence at US Open

Nadal pulled out earlier this month due to novel coronavirus-related issues surrounding the August 31-September 13 tournament at Flushing Meadows, while Federer will miss the rest of the season after having knee surgery in June.
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are not taking part in the 2020 US Open.(Getty Images)
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are not taking part in the 2020 US Open.(Getty Images)
Updated on Aug 28, 2020 05:55 PM IST
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Nagal through to quarters in Prague, may meet Wawrinka next

Nagal is expected to meet three-time Grand Slam winner Stan Wawrinka in the next round. The Swiss is up against Germany’s Oscar Otte in his second round contest.
Sumit Nagal of India. (Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports)
Sumit Nagal of India. (Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Aug 19, 2020 08:29 PM IST
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Prague | By Press Trust of India

Novak Djokovic says will play at US Open

His decision will come as good news for the US Open organisers after several high-profile players, including former winners Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka, pulled out over issues related to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
FILE PHOTO: Tennis - ATP 1000 - Madrid Open - The Caja Magica, Madrid, Spain - May 12, 2019 Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates winning the final against Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas REUTERS/Javier Barbancho/File Photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Tennis - ATP 1000 - Madrid Open - The Caja Magica, Madrid, Spain - May 12, 2019 Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates winning the final against Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas REUTERS/Javier Barbancho/File Photo(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 13, 2020 06:00 PM IST
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BELGRADE | By Reuters

Coach Magnus Norman reveals what makes Stan Wawrinka special

Wawrinka, 35, was the last man to win a Grand Slam singles title outside the trio of Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic when he won the 2016 U.S. Open.
Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in action during his first round match against Belgium's Ruben Bemelmans.(REUTERS)
Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in action during his first round match against Belgium's Ruben Bemelmans.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 16, 2020 11:31 AM IST
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Wawrinka is ‘underestimated’, says coach Norman

Wawrinka, 35, was the last man to win a Grand Slam singles title outside the trio of Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic when he won the 2016 U.S. Open.
Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka makes a backhand return to Russia's Daniil Medvedev during their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020.(AP)
Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka makes a backhand return to Russia's Daniil Medvedev during their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020.(AP)
Updated on Jul 16, 2020 11:14 AM IST
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Why wait for a pandemic? - Djokovic plan for low-ranked players queried

Brisbane-based Millman, Australia’s number three, said the “unfairness of the lower tours” meant he had always been “uncomfortable” with the “top end heavy sport”.
A file photo of Novak Djokovic.(REUTERS)
A file photo of Novak Djokovic.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 20, 2020 01:15 PM IST
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Brisbane | By Agence France-Presse

Rafael Nadal breezes into semi-finals at Acapulco tennis

Top seed Nadal eased into the semi-finals with his best performance of the week as he continues to jackhammer his way through the men’s singles draw at the hardcourt event in Acapulco, Mexico.
Rafael Nadal plays a ball during his quarterfinal match against Korea's Soon-woo Kwon at the Mexican Tennis Open in Acapulco.(AP)
Rafael Nadal plays a ball during his quarterfinal match against Korea's Soon-woo Kwon at the Mexican Tennis Open in Acapulco.(AP)
Updated on Feb 28, 2020 02:22 PM IST
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Los Angeles | By Agence France-Presse

Rafael Nadal breezes into semi-finals at Acapulco tennis

Top seed Nadal eased into the semi-finals with his best performance of the week as he continues to jackhammer his way through the men’s singles draw at the hardcourt event in Acapulco, Mexico.
Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates defeating Serbia's Miomir Kecmanovic.(AP)
Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates defeating Serbia's Miomir Kecmanovic.(AP)
Updated on Feb 28, 2020 02:13 PM IST
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Los Angeles | By Agence France-Presse

Alexander Zverev sweeps past Stan Wawrinka to make first Grand Slam semifinal

Alexander Zverev recovered from a slow start to beat former champion Stan Wawrinka 1-6 6-3 6-4 6-2 in the Australian Open on Wednesday to reach his first career Grand Slam semi-final.
Germany’s Alexander Zverev celebrates winning his match against Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka.(REUTERS)
Germany’s Alexander Zverev celebrates winning his match against Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 29, 2020 12:19 PM IST
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Melbourne | By Agence France-Presse

Australian Open: Stan Wawrinka rallies to take down Daniil Medvedev for last eight spot

Medvedev came into the contest having won both their career meetings at Grand Slams in four sets but the 2014 Australian Open champion took the opening set with a double break of the Russian’s serve.
Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka reacts during his match against Russia’s Medvedev.(REUTERS)
Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka reacts during his match against Russia’s Medvedev.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 27, 2020 02:46 PM IST
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Melbourne | By Reuters

Australian Open Day 7 Highlights: Federer advances to quarterfinals, Djokovic to face Raonic

Australian Open Day 7 Highlights: Follow the action, score and updates of Australian Open Day 7.
Australian Open Day 7 Highlights: Follow the action, score and updates of Australian Open Day 7.(AP)
Australian Open Day 7 Highlights: Follow the action, score and updates of Australian Open Day 7.(AP)
Updated on Jan 26, 2020 06:27 PM IST
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Australian Open 2019: Medvedev cruises to set up Wawrinka last-16 clash

Wawrinka, a former world number three who has never returned to his best since knee surgery in 2017, said he was happy to be in the second week of a Slam once again.
Russia's Daniil Medvedev celebrates after his match.(REUTERS)
Russia's Daniil Medvedev celebrates after his match.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 25, 2020 05:31 PM IST
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Melbourne | By Agence France-Presse

Australian Open: Young pretenders wait to topple tennis royalty

The last time a player outside of the Big Three of Federer, Nadal and Djokovic laid his hands on a Grand Slam title was Stan Wawrinka, at the 2016 US Open. It’s been 12 Grand Slams of renewed dominance of the familiar trio.
Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece(AP)
Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece(AP)
Updated on Jan 15, 2020 10:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Rutvick Mehta

Stan Wawrinka looks to end title drought in desert sideshow

The 34-year-old Wawrinka, a three-time major winner, is top seed in Doha which boasts a respectable $1.4 million prize fund.
Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka(REUTERS)
Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 05, 2020 06:30 PM IST
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Doha | By AFP

Andy Murray’s pre-season training interrupted by groin injury

The former world number one suffered a bruise to his pelvic bone during Britain’s Davis Cup campaign in Madrid last month. He played one singles match before missing the rest of the event.
File image of British tennis player Andy Murray.(REUTERS)
File image of British tennis player Andy Murray.(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 12, 2019 09:29 PM IST
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London | By AFP

Marin Cilic, Milos Raonic make winning starts at Paris Masters

Cilic eased past Hubert Hurkacz of Poland 7-6(5) 6-4 to set up a second round meeting with three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka.
Marin Cilic of Croatia hits to Rafael Nadal of Spain.(USA TODAY Sports)
Marin Cilic of Croatia hits to Rafael Nadal of Spain.(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Oct 28, 2019 11:39 PM IST
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Paris | By Reuters

Novak Djokovic ‘sincerely hopes’ Andy Murray can return to top in 2020

Andy Murray claimed his first ATP title since March 2017 earlier this month with victory over Stan Wawrinka in Antwerp.
Andy Murray of Britain gets ready to serve to Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland.(AP)
Andy Murray of Britain gets ready to serve to Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland.(AP)
Updated on Oct 28, 2019 11:38 PM IST
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Paris | By Agence France-Presse

Nine-time champion Roger Federer into 15th Swiss Indoors final

The top seed will be playing for his 10th title at his home tournament when he faces Alex de Minaur in a first-time meeting after the Australian stopped Reilly Opelka 7-6 (7/2), 6-7 (4/7), 7-6 (7/3).
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after winning his semi final match against Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas.(REUTERS)
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after winning his semi final match against Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas.(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 26, 2019 11:16 PM IST
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Basel | By Agence France-Presse

Tsitsipas sets up Federer clash in Basel semi-finals

Top seed Federer on Thursday had already made sure of his spot in the semi-finals after Swiss compatriot Stan Wawrinka withdrew from their last-eight tie with a lower back injury just an hour after seeing off Frances Tiafoe in a gruelling second round clash.
Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas reacts during his quarter final match against Serbia's Filip Krajinovic.(REUTERS)
Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas reacts during his quarter final match against Serbia's Filip Krajinovic.(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 26, 2019 10:36 AM IST
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Basel | By Press Trust of India
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