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Stanislas "Stan" Wawrinka ([vaˈvriŋka] va-VREENG-kah; Pols: Stanisław Wawrińka, born 28 March 1985) is a Swiss professional tennis player. He also holds German citizenship as his father is German. His career-high singles ranking is World No. 9, achieved on 9 June 2008. He considers clay his best surface and his serve and volley his best shot. He won the Gold medal for Switzerland in the men's doubles event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, partnering Roger Federer, by beating Swedish team Simon Aspelin/Thomas Johansson in the final. They were also honoured with the 2008 Swiss Team of the Year Award.

Stanislas Wawrinka
Stanislas Wawrinka at Olympics 2012.jpg
Kintra   Swisserland
Residence Saint-Barthélemy, Switzerland
Born (1985-03-28) 28 Mairch 1985 (age 34)
Lausanne, Switzerland
Hicht 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 2002
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Coach(es) Peter Lundgren
Prize money $27,828,006
Career record 509–296
Career titles 4
Heichest rankin No. 3 (27 Januar 2014)
Current rankin No. 3 (03 Julie 2017)
Australian Open W (2014)
French Open W (2015)
Wimbledon QF (2014, 2015)
US Open W (2016)
Olympic Gemmes 2R (2008)
Career record 75–93
Career titles 2
Heichest rankin No. 88 (2 February 2015)
Current rankin No. 336 (03 July 2017)
Australian Open 3R (2006)
French Open 3R (2006)
Wimbledon 1R (2006, 2007)
US Open 1R (2005)
Ither Doubles toornaments
Olympic Games Gowd Medal (2008)
Davis Cup W (2014)
Last updatit on: Januar 30 2017.
Olympic medal record
Representin   Swisserland
Men's Tennis
Gowd medal – first place 2008 Beijing Doubles

John McEnroe believes Wawrinka has one of the most powerful backhands he has ever seen and describes him as having "the best one-handed backhand in the game today".[1]

ReferencesEedit

  1. Dirs, Ben (29 June 2009). "Murray v Wawrinka as it happened". BBC News. Retrieved 24 May 2010. 

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