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Radwanska ousts Azarenka at Australian Open

Radwanska ousts Azarenka at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Agnieszka Radwanska ousted two-time defending champion Victoria Azarenka with a third-set shutout Wednesday at the Australian Open.
Wawrinka beats Djokovic, moves to Australian Open semis

Wawrinka beats Djokovic, moves to Australian Open semis

MELBOURNE, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Stanislas Wawrinka ended Novak Djokovic 25-match Australian Open winning streak with an impressive five-set victory Tuesday.
Dimitrov joins elite field in Australian Open quarters

Dimitrov joins elite field in Australian Open quarters

MELBOURNE, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Grigor Dimitrov won in four sets Monday and advanced to his first Grand Slam quarterfinal where he will meet No. 1-ranked Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open.
Djokovic advances to 7th straight Australian Open quarterfinal

Djokovic advances to 7th straight Australian Open quarterfinal

MELBOURNE, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Three-time defending champion Novak Djokovic breezed through in straight sets and all the men's favorites won Sunday in the Australian Open fourth round.
Robredo upsets Gasquet at Australian Open

Robredo upsets Gasquet at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Tommy Robredo defeated ninth-seeded Richard Gasquet Friday, the second Top 10 player to exit the Australian Open men's singles draw in 24 hours.
Djokovic extends Australian Open win streak to 23 matches

Djokovic extends Australian Open win streak to 23 matches

MELBOURNE, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Novak Djokovic ran his Australia Open winning streak to 23 matches Wednesday with a straight-set, second-round victory over Leonardo Mayer.
Del Potro making up ground in ATP rankings

Del Potro making up ground in ATP rankings

LONDON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Juan Martin del Potro, who won last week's ATP tournament in Sydney, pulled closer to his stated goal of reaching the top three in the ATP world rankings
Djokovic a straight-set winner in Australian Open

Djokovic a straight-set winner in Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Novak Djokovic started his attempt at an Open Era-record fourth consecutive Australian Open title with a straight-set win Monday.
Djokovic to open Australian Open against 90th-ranked Lacko

Djokovic to open Australian Open against 90th-ranked Lacko

MELBOURNE, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Novak Djokovic opens his attempt for a fourth-consecutive Australian Open title against Lukas Lacko, the draw for the year's first tennis major showed Friday.
Nadal, Djokovic ranked 1-2 going into Australian Open

Nadal, Djokovic ranked 1-2 going into Australian Open

LONDON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal and three-time defending champion Novak Djokovic will be ranked 1-2 when the seedings and draws are determined for the 2014 Australian Open.
Wawrinka captures ATP title at Chennai Open

Wawrinka captures ATP title at Chennai Open

CHENNAI, India, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Stanislas Wawrinka didn't lose his serve in a 7-5, 6-2 win Sunday over Edouard Roger-Vasselin in the championship match at the Aircel Chennai Open in India.
Wawrinka, Roger-Vasselin head into final at Chennai

Wawrinka, Roger-Vasselin head into final at Chennai

CHENNAI, India, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka will go against Edouard Roger-Vasselin, the No. 7 seed, in the finals of the Aircel Chennai Open, an ATP stop in India.
Wawrinka claims spot in Chennai semis

Wawrinka claims spot in Chennai semis

CHENNAI, India, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- No. 1-seed Stanislas Wawrinka was on the court just more than an hour Friday in claiming a quarterfinal win at the Air Chennai Open tennis tournament in India.
Bhambri grabs spot in quarterfinals of Chennai Open

Bhambri grabs spot in quarterfinals of Chennai Open

CHENNAI, India, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Home-country favorite Yuki Bhambri has gained a berth in the quarterfinals of the Aircel Chennai Open tennis tournament in India.
Wawrinka has easy win at Chennai Open

Wawrinka has easy win at Chennai Open

CHENNAI, India, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Stanislas Wawrinka was on the court less than an hour Wednesday in posting a win in second-round play of the ATP's Aircel Chennai Open in India.
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Andy Murray hits a forehand in his match against Stanislas Wawrinka on day eight at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships at the U.S. National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York on September 1, 2008. Murray defeated Wawrinka 6-1 6-3 6-3. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
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Infobox last updated on: 20 April 2009.

Stanislas Wawrinka (born 28 March 1985 in Lausanne) is a Swiss male tennis player. He is currently ranked World No. 13. His career high is #9, achieved on 9 June 2008. He considers clay his best surface and the backhand 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. As "golden team FedRinka" they were also honoured with the 2008 Swiss Team of the Year Award.

Wawrinka stopped attending regular schooling at age 15 to focus full-time on tennis. However, he continued his schooling by distance education with French organization CNED, which offered him greater flexibility with studying times.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Stanislas Wawrinka."
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