Stan Wawrinka

Wimbledon 2017 Men’s Preview

July 2, 2017

Wimbledon begins tomorrow with play on the outside courts at the All England Club starting at 11:30 a.m. Defending champion and world No. 1 Andy Murray opens play on Centre Court at 1:00 p.m. sharp. It’s a tradition and honor bestowed upon the previous year’s title holder at the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament […]

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Karlovic Downs Dzumhur at Hungarian Open

April 26, 2017

  Second seed Ivo Karlovic beat Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia and Herzegovina 6-1, 3-6, 6-4 in the second round of the Hungarian Open in Budapest earlier today. The big serving Karlovic, who had lost six of his previous seven matches this year, received an opening round bye. Karlovic improved to 6-7 in 2017 and 2-0 […]

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Djokovic Tames Muller at Paris Masters

November 2, 2016

Three-time defending champion and world No. 1 Novak Djokovic defeated dangerous lefthander Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 6-3, 6-4 in the Serb’s opening round match at the Paris Masters earlier today. Djokovic, also a victor at Bercy in 2009, looked as strong as ever since suffering a dip in his performances following completion of the career […]

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Wawrinka Powers Past Djokovic to Win U.S. Open

September 12, 2016

Stan Wawrinka spotted defending champion Novak Djokovic the first set and then rallied to take the next three, defeating the top-ranked Serb 6-7 (1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 in the final of the U.S. Open late yesterday afternoon. The title, Wawrinka’s first at Flushing Meadows, was the No. 3-ranked Swiss’ third Grand Slam crown in three […]

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First Round Upset Picks at Wimbledon 2016

June 26, 2016

It’s that time of year again. The day before the start of Wimbledon. Requests have already started to come in for my annual top five first round upset picks at SW19. After two successive years of 1-4 records in the prognosticating business I thought I’d give it a rest. Popular demand dictates that I can’t. […]

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Karlovic Bounces Wawrinka Out of Swiss Indoors

October 28, 2015

Ivo Karlovic rallied from a set and 1-3 down to defeat No. 2 seed Stan Wawrinka 3-6, 7-6 (2), 6-4 in the first round of the Swiss Indoors Basel Wednesday night. The win was the first time in eight years that Karlovic has beaten Wawrinka and improved his record to 2-5 against the Swiss. It […]

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Picks and Preview for 2015 U.S. Open

August 30, 2015

It’s the last day of August and the first day of the U.S. Open tomorrow. Questions may reign about the likely winner in the men’s draw, but in reality, in my view, not many. Will there be a surprise victor, such as last year’s champion Marin Cilic? Don’t think so. I see one of the […]

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