1. Jan. Stan Wawrinka ist mit einer überzeugenden Leistung in das neue Jahr gestartet. Der 33 Jährige setzte sich gegen Karen Chatschanow, Jan. Stan Wawrinka fühlt sich vor dem neuen Tennisjahr rundum erneuert. Der Abbruch der vergangenen Saison hat ihm Zeit für einen Neuaufbau. Dez. Stan Wawrinka (ATP 66) zeigt sich vor dem Start in die neue Saison zuversichtlich. "Ich bin überzeugt, dass ich physisch nun wieder so fit bin.
In September, Wawrinka announced that he had parted ways with Lundgren. He played the rest of the season without a coach. At the Swiss Indoors tournament, Wawrinka made it to the semifinals, after defeating Florian Mayer in the quarterfinals.
In an all-Swiss semifinal, he was defeated by Roger Federer in straight sets. Wawrinka started the season in Chennai, where he made the quarterfinals, before being defeated by Go Soeda.
Later in February, he traveled to Buenos Aires and Acapulco, where he made to the semifinals, before losing again to Almagro and Fernando Verdasco , respectively.
In doubles, he teamed with Victor Troicki , and they made it to the quarterfinals. He was defeated by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the fourth round, once again coming from two sets down to take the match into a fifth set and recovering a 4—1 deficit in the decider before Tsonga finally prevailed.
Wawrinka then had a series of first-round exits at Wimbledon , Gstaad, and in the Summer Olympics, where he lost to the eventual gold medallist Andy Murray.
He made the semifinals of the Masters event in Cincinnati , before he was defeated by Federer, the eventual champion. Wawrinka again also played doubles with Jarkko Nieminen , and they were eliminated in the second round.
At the US Open , Wawrinka reached the fourth round, but was forced to retire in his match against second seed Novak Djokovic due to illness.
At the Australian Open , he made it to the fourth round. He lost a gruelling five-set thriller against Novak Djokovic which lasted just over five hours, finally losing in the 22nd game of the fifth set.
The match was the second-longest ATP match ever singles and doubles combined. Wawrinka won the fourth title of his career at the Portugal Open , where he defeated the top seed and No.
This was his first title since January With this victory, he also re-entered the Top 10 at No. He lost the final in straight sets. He made it to the quarterfinals of the French Open for the first time after recovering from two sets down to beat Richard Gasquet in the fourth round, but subsequently lost to defending and seven-time champion Rafael Nadal in straight sets.
At Wimbledon , he lost in the first round to Lleyton Hewitt. Previously he had defeated No. After his Grand Slam breakthrough, Wawrinka continued to display solid form, reaching the semifinals in Kuala Lumpur , where he lost to Julien Benneteau , and quarterfinals of Masters tournaments in Shanghai and Paris, losing to Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic , respectively.
Although he lost to Rafael Nadal in straight sets for the twelfth time in his career, both sets were finished in tight tiebreaks, and the Swiss actually won more points in the match.
Wawrinka advanced in second place to the semifinals, where he met Novak Djokovic and lost to him for the fourth time that year.
At the Australian Open , Wawrinka beat Andrey Golubev and Alejandro Falla in the first two rounds, then had a walkover when Vasek Pospisil pulled out of their third-round match, followed by a straight-set win over Tommy Robredo.
The victory ended a match losing streak against the three-time reigning champion. In the ensuing final, he defeated No. The victory was his first win over Nadal in 13 attempts having never won a set against him in their previous 12 meetings , and also made him the first man since Sergi Bruguera in to beat both of the top two seeds en route to a Grand Slam title.
In addition, Wawrinka became the first player to defeat both Nadal and Djokovic in a single Grand Slam tournament. Due to his championship victory at the Australian Open , Wawrinka for the first time in his career reached the top five, becoming No.
Playing for Switzerland in the first round of the Davis Cup against Serbia, he defeated Dusan Lajovic in four sets in the second rubber.
Switzerland went on to win the tie 3—2 after an unassailable 3—0 lead to reach their first Davis Cup quarterfinal since In the third round, he defeated Andreas Seppi dropping only two games.
In the fourth round, his match winning streak from the start of the season came to an end against Kevin Anderson. Wawrinka was beaten in his first match by Andrey Golubev , then after Federer had levelled the tie by beating Mikhail Kukushkin he and Federer lost their doubles match to Golubev and Aleksandr Nedovesov.
However, Wawrinka then came from a set down to beat Kukushkin and level the match again. Federer won the deciding rubber to send Switzerland to the semifinals, where they would play Italy.
In the quarterfinal, Wawrinka defeated Milos Raonic in straight sets to secure his second semifinal appearance in the principality.
Wawrinka defeated David Ferrer in the semifinals to become one of the few players to reach the finals of all 3 Masters tournament on clay.
The stage was set for the first all-Swiss final in fourteen years, as he would take on his friend Roger Federer. In the first set, Federer secured an early break and prevented any chances of Wawrinka breaking and closed out the opener.
However, Wawrinka fought back to take a close second set in a tiebreak, and after that, Wawrinka gained the momentum. He did not relinquish his advantage, winning his first Masters title on his third attempt.
Thus far, Wawrinka had defeated Djokovic, Nadal, and Federer that season, whom he had a 2—15, 0—12, and 1—13 record respectively, coming into the season.
However, Wawrinka had less success in his next two tournaments, losing in the second round in Madrid to Dominic Thiem and the third round of Rome to Tommy Haas.
Later that month, Wawrinka participated in the Aegon Championships , knocking out Marcos Baghdatis , Sam Querrey , and Marinko Matosevic without dropping a set, before losing to eventual champion Grigor Dimitrov in the semifinals.
Wawrinka proceeded to have his best-ever run at the tournament, reaching the quarterfinals for the first time, dropping just one set in the process.
He reached his fifth Grand Slam quarterfinal from the last seven tournaments, defeating Tommy Robredo in four sets in the fourth round, having survived set points in the third-set tiebreaker.
He was eventually beaten by finalist Kei Nishikori in five sets. Wawrinka lost in early-round matches at three consecutive tournaments in October.
At the Japan Open Tennis Championships , he was seeded first, but was defeated in the first round in straight sets by Tatsuma Ito of Japan, then ranked No.
The following week at the Shanghai Rolex Masters tournament, he was seeded fourth, but was defeated in three sets by unseeded Gilles Simon in the second round, after having had a bye in the first round.
He was up a break in the third set against Simon, but won only one of the final five games. At the time, Wawrinka was ranked No.
In Basel, he was beaten in the first round by Mikhail Kukushkin in three sets. However, he fell in three tight sets to Kevin Anderson in the next round.
He lost to Djokovic in the next round-robin match, but progressed to the semifinals. In the semifinals, he faced No. After the match, reports emerged that Federer and Wawrinka had a heated discussion lasting for 10 minutes in the gym at the O2, after officials reportedly told them to resolve their differences after a flare-up in the tunnel.
The pair appeared as friends though when they met for the Davis Cup final. The match ended a sequence of four doubles rubbers losses for the pair, and it was their first win together on clay.
With the win, Wawrinka became the first player since Andre Agassi in to win his first Grand Slam title and first Davis Cup in the same season.
At the Australian Open he reached the semifinals again by beating Kei Nishikori in straight sets. In his semifinal, Wawrinka lost to Novak Djokovic in five sets, bringing to an end his Australian Open title defence.
As a result of failing to defend his title, Wawrinka dropped from No. He next competed at the Open 13 in Marseille, where he reached the quarterfinals, losing to Sergiy Stakhovsky.
He then competed at the Indian Wells Masters , where he lost to Robin Haase in his opening match, after receiving a first-round bye.
He next played the Miami Masters in Miami, losing to Adrian Mannarino in straight sets in the third round. He later lost in the third round at the Mutua Madrid Open , again to Dimitrov.
In the Rome Masters , Wawrinka reached the semifinals before being defeated by Federer in straight sets. Wawrinka next competed in the French Open , as the 8th seed.
Winning in four sets against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the semifinals, he earned his second appearance in a Grand Slam final, this time against top seed Novak Djokovic.
He defeated Djokovic in four sets, after being down a break in the fourth set and 0—40 in a subsequent game. With this victory, Wawrinka claimed his second Grand Slam tournament title, and Djokovic failed to win a personal career Grand Slam.
Mirroring his victory at the Australian Open , Wawrinka was seeded 8th at this tournament, defeated the 2nd and 1st seeds in the quarterfinals and finals, respectively, clinched the championship match in four sets, and rose five positions in the ATP rankings , back to the No.
He then beat South African Kevin Anderson in straight sets in the quarterfinals to advance to the semifinals, where he was dispatched in straight sets by Roger Federer.
Wawrinka avenged his loss to Tatsuma Ito at the same tournament the previous year by defeating him in the second round.
In the semifinals, Wawrinka lost to Novak Djokovic in a three set match. In the semifinals, Wawrinka played Roger Federer for the fifth time in the season, losing in straight sets.
Wawrinka started his season at the Chennai Open where he was the two-time defending champion and 1st seed. He started against young wildcard Andrey Rublev.
He won in straight sets. He also won in straight sets. He won another straight sets match. He successfully defended his title without dropping a set the entire tournament.
He then played in the Australian Open where he was the 4th seed. He started against Dmitry Tursunov who was here on a protected ranking.
Wawrinka won the first two sets before Tursunov had to retire due to injury. Then in the fourth round he played big serving Canadian and 13th seed Milos Raonic.
Despite pushing it to a fifth set he was unable to overcome the Canadian and lost. Wawrinka then played in the Open 13 as the 1st seed.
He started against Sergiy Stakhovsky who had defeated him here last year. He won after saving a few matchpoints. He then proceeded to the quarterfinals.
Wawrinka then played in the Dubai Tennis Championships as the 2nd seed. In the semifinals Nick Kyrgios retired in set two. In the final he played surprise finalist Marcos Baghdatis and won in straight sets.
He then played in the first masters of the year at the Indian Wells Masters as the 3rd seed. He then suffered a two set loss to the eventual champion, Rafael Nadal.
Wawrinka then suffered another first round exit at the Madrid Open to Nick Kyrgios. He then competed at the Rome Masters as the 4th seed.
He won his 3rd title of the year with a tight straight sets win. His next tournament was the second major of the year, the French Open , as the 3rd seed and the defending champion.
In the semifinals he played 2nd seed Andy Murray. He lost in four sets. He then played at Queens in the Aegon Championships as the second seed.
However he suffered a straight sets defeat to No. His next tournament was at the Wimbledon Championships , as the 4th seed. In the first round he faced Taylor Fritz and won in four sets.
After missing the Olympics due to a back injury, Wawrinka played at the Cincinnati Masters. However, he would lose to Grigor Dimitrov in two sets in the third round.
Prior to the start of the U. In the first round he faced Fernando Verdasco , beating the Spaniard in straight sets. He then faced qualifier Alessandro Giannessi , also winning in three sets.
He then played a four-hour match in the third round against British player Daniel Evans , which saw Wawrinka save a match point in the fourth set tiebreak, before beating Evans in five sets.
He then defeated Illya Marchenko in four sets in the fourth round. In his fourth consecutive quarterfinal appearance at the U. He defeated Kei Nishikori in the semifinals in four sets and went on to defeat Novak Djokovic in four sets, to win the U.
Open, his third major title in as many years and his eleventh consecutive win in a championship final. It should also be noted that Wawrinka defeated the No.
The US Open final was even more impressive as it was the only time in that Djokovic won the first set but lost the match 53—1.
Wawrinka did not achieve more notable results for the rest of the season, losing to Gilles Simon in the third round of Shanghai Rolex Masters , Mischa Zverev in the quarterfinals of Swiss Indoors , and Jan-Lennard Struff in the second round of Paris Masters after holding matchpoint.
Wawrinka would finish the season as No. To start his campaign, Wawrinka chose not to defend his Chennai Open title he had won the previous 3 editions , and played in Brisbane instead.
He reached the semifinals, losing to No. He then played Steve Johnson and beat him in straight sets and played Viktor Troicki in the third round, winning in four sets.
In the fourth round, he played Italian Andreas Seppi , beating him in three tight tiebreaks to progress to the quarterfinals.
He then beat 12th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in three sets, to set up a semifinal against his compatriot and 17th seed Roger Federer.
Wawrinka lost the all-Swiss clash, recovering from a two sets to love deficit and holding numerous breaking points in the opening games of 5th set only to ultimately lose 3—6.
Federer went on to win the tournament. Despite the loss this result elevated Wawrinka back to No. At the Indian Wells Masters , Wawrinka was seeded 3rd.
After receiving a bye, his first two matches included victories over Paolo Lorenzi and Philipp Kohlschreiber. In the fourth round, Wawrinka came from down a set to beat lucky loser Yoshihito Nishioka in the third set tiebreak after Nishioka served for the match twice.
He was defeated by Roger Federer in the final in straight sets. At the Miami Masters Wawrinka was the top seed at a Masters tournament for the first time in his career, after No.
He was defeated in the fourth round by Alexander Zverev Jr. However this year Wawrinka was victorious in five sets. In the final he was defeated by Nadal in straight sets, his first loss in a major final.
Wawrinka then entered Wimbledon with the chance to complete his career Grand Slam, but lost his opening match against Daniil Medvedev , a Russian player who was making his Wimbledon debut, in four sets.
On 4 August , Wawrinka announced that he would undergo surgery to repair the damage on his knee, and that he would miss the remainder of the tennis season.
He made his return to the tour at the Australian Open , where he lost in the second round to Tennys Sandgren in straight sets.
His next tournament was the Open 13 in Marseille, France. He retired during his first match, trailing Ilya Ivashka by one set, at 1—1 during the second set because of his knee injury.
After missing almost three months due to his injury, Wawrinka returned in the Italian Open but lost in the first round to Steve Johnson in straight sets.
He entered Queens as a wildcard, losing to fifth seed Sam Querrey in the second round. He gained entry to Eastbourne as a wildcard, where he was drawn Andy Murray , who was playing just his second tournament after a year-long absence from the sport, in the first round, losing in straight sets.
Wawrinka was unseeded at Wimbledon , but upset 6th-seed Grigor Dimitrov in the first round in four sets. He then lost to Thomas Fabbiano in straight sets.
Entering Washington as a wildcard, he narrowly lost to Donald Young in the first round. Wawrinka entered the US Open as a wildcard, where he was again drawn against Grigor Dimitrov in the first round.
He triumphed in straight sets and advanced to the third round, defeating Ugo Humbert in four sets. He then lost to Milos Raonic in the third round.
He received a wildcard for the Shanghai Rolex Masters. Stan Wawrinka earns his third Top 20 win of the season, upsetting 12th seed Diego Schwartzman in Cincinnati.
After weeks of solid training, Stan Wawrinka was left disappointed by his second-round loss to qualifier Thomas Fabbiano on Thursday at Wimbledon.
Stan Wawrinka looks to make a deep run at Wimbledon after falling in the first round last year. Stan Wawrinka did not face a break point in his opening-round victory against Cameron Norrie at the Fever-Tree Championships on Monday.
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