Stan Wawrinka on Sunday night, beat Novak Djokovic to win the US Open final.
The No 3 seed won the third Grand Slam of his career, with a 6-7 6-4 7-5 6-3 win at Flushing Meadows.
Wawrinka’s victory was down to his stamina and sheer strength as Djokovic became tired in the gruelling final.
The world No 1 has now lost to Sam Querrey at Wimbledon and was reduced to tears by Juan Martin Del Potro at the Olympics.
He has now lost the […]
Stanislav Wawrinka played his best tennis on the big stage in New York Sunday, beating World Number One, Novak Djokovic, 6-7 6-4 7-5 6-3, to clinch the US Open title.
It was the Swiss star third Grand Slam title and his 15th trophy on the tour. The 31-year-old Swiss, seeded three in New York had defeated Djokovic on his way to winning the 2014 Australian Open and 2015 French Open,
He did it again in New York Sunday night, denying the world […]
Defending champion Novak Djokovic will take on third seed Stan Wawrinka in the US Open final on Sunday after both men won semi-finals in punishing conditions.
Djokovic beat 10th seed Gael Monfils 6-3 6-2 3-6 6-2 on Friday night in New York, with the Frenchman adopting unusual tactics to try and counter the world number one.
Stifling humidity was still a factor as Wawrinka beat Japan’s sixth seed Kei Nishikori 4-6 7-5 6-4 6-2 hours later.
“It’s really humid, really hot. I knew […]