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MEET STAN WAWRINKA
‘Stanimal’ or ‘Stan the Man’ as he’s known to fans around the world – Wawrinka is a tennis superstar, having won three Grand Slam tournaments, an Olympic champion and a Davis Cup champion for Switzerland. He also carried the Swiss flag at the 2012 London Olympic Games. His Grand Slam wins are all the more impressive for coming on 3 different playing surfaces at the Australian Open, French Open and US Open – defeating the No 1 ranked player in the final on all 3 occasions. He is quite simply, a player for the big occasion and competitive on all surfaces.
Stan first picked up a racket at the age of 8, turning pro at 17, he appeared at 50 straight Grand Slams before succumbing to injury before the 2017 US Open.
‘I can’t wait to get out and play Tie Break Tens in Indian Wells as the short format will really suit my style of play. It is going to be an entertaining night playing with some of my great friends on the tour. Hopefully we’ll see a great crowd of new tennis fans coming to watch an exciting and different tournament.’
TIE BREAK STRENGTHS
A powerful offensive baseliner capable of playing well on all surfaces, especially on clay and hard courts make Stan a real threat at Tie Break Tens Indian Wells. He is known for his fast serve which can reach speeds of 144mph, he can also serve and volley and has a great variety of shot.
Wawrinka thrives on the big stage, at one point winning 11 consecutive finals played. He never lets pressure get to him and can turn a losing situation into victory. Don’t write him off, he’s a fighter in the mould of Lleyton Hewitt
Lauded by none other than John McEnroe as having the ‘best one-handed backhands in the game’ Wawrinka has one of the most powerful backhands ever seen on the men’s tour.
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