Stanislas Wawrinka http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23216/all en UPDATE 1-Tennis-Chennai Open men's singles quarterfinal results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/update-1-tennis-chennai-open-mens-singles-quarterfinal-results <p>Jan 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Chennai Open Men's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Friday Aljaz Bedene (Slovenia) beat 4-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) 6-2 7-6(6) 5-Benoit Paire (<a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/france">France</a>) beat 3-Marin Cilic (Croatia) 6-4 1-6 7-5</p> Aljaž Bedene Benoît Paire CDATA European people Human migration Marin Čilić Stanislas Wawrinka Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 14:48:43 +0000 5731108 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Djokovic made to work to reach fourth round http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/tennis-djokovic-made-work-reach-fourth-round <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Jan 18 (Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic was forced to scrap for every point but advanced to the fourth round of the Australian Open with a 6-4 6-3 7-5 victory over Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic on Friday.</p> <p>The 34-year-old Stepanek, ranked 34th in the world, did little wrong in an entertaining clash of inspired shotmaking and ball-chasing, but the Serb's court craft, service return and retrieval skills were simply too good in the end.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/tennis-djokovic-made-work-reach-fourth-round" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Novak Djokovic Stanislas Wawrinka Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 07:00:18 +0000 5735975 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Djokovic survives scare from Wawrinka at Australian Open http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/tennis-djokovic-survives-scare-wawrinka-at-australian-open <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MELBOURNE, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Defending champion Novak Djokovic survived an early onslaught and a late fightback from Stanislas Wawrinka in a pulsating fourth-round clash to advance to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open early on Monday.</p> <p>The 15th-seeded Swiss had taken a 6-1 5-2 lead over the world number one with a powerful serve and booming groundstrokes before Djokovic took greater control of the rallies and waited for Wawrinka to make mistakes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/tennis-djokovic-survives-scare-wawrinka-at-australian-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Novak Djokovic Stanislas Wawrinka Tennis Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 15:15:37 +0000 5736890 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Djokovic survives scare from Wawrinka to advance http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/update-1-tennis-djokovic-survives-scare-wawrinka-advance <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds details, quotes)</p> <p>By Greg Stutchbury</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Defending champion Novak Djokovic survived an early onslaught and a late fightback from Stanislas Wawrinka in a pulsating fourth-round clash to advance to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open early on Monday.</p> <p>The 15th-seeded Swiss had taken an early 6-1 5-2 lead over the world number one with a powerful serve and booming groundstrokes before Djokovic took greater control of the rallies and waited for Wawrinka to make mistakes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/update-1-tennis-djokovic-survives-scare-wawrinka-advance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Novak Djokovic Novak Djokovic Stanislas Wawrinka Tennis Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 15:30:28 +0000 5736897 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Teary Wawrinka gave everything in Djokovic defeat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/tennis-teary-wawrinka-gave-everything-djokovic-defeat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Simon Cambers</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 21 (Reuters) - A teary Stanislas Wawrinka was adamant there was nothing more he could have done to beat Novak Djokovic after going down to the defending champion in a late-night thriller at the Australian Open on Sunday.</p> <p>In a fourth-round match that finished at 1.40am local time, the Swiss, who took an early 6-1, 5-2 lead and had chances to gain a break in the fifth set, was eventually beaten by the world number one 1-6 7-5 6-4 6-7 12-10 after five hours and two minutes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/tennis-teary-wawrinka-gave-everything-djokovic-defeat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> European people Human Interest Stanislas Wawrinka Stanislas Wawrinka Tennis Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 17:00:38 +0000 5736928 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis-Djokovic's ironman qualities tested again in Melbourne http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/tennis-djokovics-ironman-qualities-tested-again-melbourne <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Greg Stutchbury</p> <p>MELBOURNE, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic once had a reputation for wilting when the physical strain became too much - not anymore.</p> <p>In 2009, extreme heat forced him to retire during the quarter-finals at the Australian Open. The Serb was the defending champion and attracted some opprobrium from local media for his perceived lack of heart.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/tennis-djokovics-ironman-qualities-tested-again-melbourne" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Novak Djokovic Stanislas Wawrinka Tennis Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 05:15:22 +0000 5737083 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Tennis-Davis Cup world group round 1 Switzerland v Czech Republic latest http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/tennis-davis-cup-world-group-round-1-switzerland-v-czech-republ <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Latest from the Davis Cup World Group Round 1 match between Switzerland and Czech Republic on Friday Switzerland are level with 2-Czech Republic 1-1 On Friday Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) beat Henri Laaksonen (Switzerland) 6-3 6-2 6-7(5) 6-1 Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat Lukas Rosol (Czech Republic) 6-4 6-3 6-4</p> European people Human migration Stanislas Wawrinka Tennis Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 14:16:11 +0000 5743052 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Czechs edge Swiss in longest ever Davis Cup match http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/tennis-czechs-edge-swiss-longest-ever-davis-cup-match <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych and Lukas Rosol on Saturday beat Stanislas Wawrinka and Marco Chiudinelli of Switzerland in the longest Davis Cup rubber of all time that took 7 hours and two minutes.</p> <p>The 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-7 (3/7), 24-22 win surpassed the previous record in the tournament when John McEnroe needed 6 hours and 22 minutes to beat Mats Wilander 9-7, 6-2, 15-17, 3-6, 8-6 in the tie between the United States and Sweden in 1982.</p> <p>Chiudinelli double-faulted on match point after he and his partner had earlier saved 12 match points.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/tennis-czechs-edge-swiss-longest-ever-davis-cup-match" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mats Wilander Stanislas Wawrinka Tennis AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 20:30:17 +0000 5744205 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Czechs edge Swiss in longest ever Davis Cup match http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/tennis-czechs-edge-swiss-longest-ever-davis-cup-match-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych and Lukas Rosol on Saturday beat Stanislas Wawrinka and Marco Chiudinelli of Switzerland in the longest Davis Cup rubber of all time, a tie that took 7 hours and two minutes.</p> <p>The 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-7 (3/7), 24-22 win surpassed the previous record in the tournament when John McEnroe needed 6 hours and 22 minutes to beat Mats Wilander 9-7, 6-2, 15-17, 3-6, 8-6 in the tie between the United States and Sweden in 1982.</p> <p>Chiudinelli double-faulted on match point after he and his partner had earlier saved 12 match points.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/tennis-czechs-edge-swiss-longest-ever-davis-cup-match-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Stanislas Wawrinka Tennis Tomáš Berdych AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 21:45:13 +0000 5744237 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Czechs win seven-hour record epic, Spain face exit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/tennis-czechs-win-seven-hour-record-epic-spain-face-exit-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych and Lukas Rosol beat Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka and Marco Chiudinelli Saturday in the longest ever Davis Cup match, an exhausting clash which took 7 hours and one minute.</p> <p>The 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-7 (3/7), 24-22 Geneva epic surpassed the previous record of 6 hours 22 minutes which John McEnroe needed to beat Mats Wilander 9-7, 6-2, 15-17, 3-6, 8-6 in a tie between the United States and Sweden in 1982.</p> <p>Chiudinelli double-faulted on match point in a fifth set which lasted 3 hours 35 minutes, after he and his partner had saved 12 match points.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/tennis-czechs-win-seven-hour-record-epic-spain-face-exit-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Stanislas Wawrinka Tennis Tomáš Berdych AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 23:45:58 +0000 5744278 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Berdych wins battle of Davis Cup marathon men http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/tennis-berdych-wins-battle-davis-cup-marathon-men-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tomas Berdych defeated Stanislas Wawrinka in a battle of Davis Cup marathon men on Sunday as defending champions Czech Republic reached the quarter-finals.</p> <p>The Czechs led Switzerland 2-1 overnight after Berdych and Lukas Rosol beat Wawrinka and Marco Chiudinelli 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-7 (3/7), 24-22 in the longest-ever Davis Cup match, an exhausting doubles which lasted a minute over seven hours.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/tennis-berdych-wins-battle-davis-cup-marathon-men-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Stanislas Wawrinka Tennis Tomáš Berdych AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 18:30:48 +0000 5744684 at http://www.globalpost.com WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Spain crash out, Czechs through in Davis Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/update-1-tennis-ironman-berdych-books-czech-spot-quarter-finals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Top seeds Spain crash out</p> <p>* Czech holders through to quarter-finals</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Top seeds Spain crashed out of the first round of the Davis Cup for the first time since 2006 when Milos Raonic beat Guillermo Garcia-Lopez to give Canada an unassailable 3-1 lead in their world group tie on Sunday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/update-1-tennis-ironman-berdych-books-czech-spot-quarter-finals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> European people Human migration Stanislas Wawrinka Tennis Tomáš Berdych Thomson Reuters Sun, 03 Feb 2013 21:15:18 +0000 5744793 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Spain crash out to Canada, US battle to survive http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/tennis-spain-crash-out-canada-us-battle-survive <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Short-handed five-time champions Spain crashed out of the Davis Cup Sunday when Canada completed a famous World Group triumph while 32-time winners United States were locked in a dogfight against Brazil.</p> <p>Milos Raonic secured the crucial winning point in Vancouver by beating Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 to send Canada into their first Davis Cup quarter-final.</p> <p>They will tackle Italy in April for a place in the semi-finals.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/tennis-spain-crash-out-canada-us-battle-survive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Stanislas Wawrinka Tennis Tomáš Berdych AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 22:00:45 +0000 5744822 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Spain crash out to Canada, US battle to survive http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/tennis-spain-crash-out-canada-us-battle-survive-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Short-handed five-time champions Spain crashed out of the Davis Cup Sunday when Canada completed a famous World Group triumph while 32-time winners United States edged Brazil in a dogfight.</p> <p>Milos Raonic secured the crucial winning point in Canada's 3-2 victory in Vancouver by beating Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 to send Canada into their first Davis Cup quarter-final.</p> <p>They will tackle Italy in April for a place in the semi-finals.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/tennis-spain-crash-out-canada-us-battle-survive-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Stanislas Wawrinka Tennis Tomáš Berdych AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 00:31:28 +0000 5744897 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Federer battles into quarter-finals http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313/tennis-federer-battles-quarter-finals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Defending champion Roger Federer battled past fellow Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3, 6-7 (4/7), 7-5 on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the Indian Wells Masters.</p> <p>Federer, seeded second behind Novak Djokovic and chasing his first title since Cincinnati last August, could get a quarter-final clash with his great rival Rafael Nadal, who was to play Latvian qualifier Ernests Gulbis in the fourth round later Wednesday.</p> <p>Federer improved to 13-1 against Wawrinka, but he had to labor two hours and 20 minutes to do so.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313/tennis-federer-battles-quarter-finals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Roger Federer Roger Federer Stanislas Wawrinka Tennis AFP Thu, 14 Mar 2013 02:45:46 +0000 5782909 at http://www.globalpost.com