Stan Wawrinka and Roger Federer will be facing each other for the 23rd time in their careers when they battle for the BNP Paribas Open title on Sunday afternoon. Federer is dominating the head-to-head series 19-3, including 14-0 on hard courts. […]
Two Swiss stars and two surprises make up the Indian Wells semifinal lineup on Saturday. Roger Federer is going up against Jack Sock, while Stan Wawrinka is facing first-time Masters 1000 semifinalist Pablo Carreno Busta. […]
In one Indian Wells quarterfinal on Thursday, the two top-eight seeds–Stan Wawrinka and Dominic Thiem–have advanced. The story is by no means the same on the other side of the draw’s top half, where Pablo Carreno Busta and Pablo Cuevas are still alive.
An improbable comeback was staged at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday afternoon and it was engineered by perhaps the most unlikely of players. Yoshihito Nishioka, who needed a lucky-loser spot simply to get into the main draw, trailed Tomas Berdych 6-1, 5-2 before somehow recovering to pull off a 1-6, 7-6(5), 6-4 upset. […]
Stan Wawrinka will look to avoid the upset bug in a wide-open top half of the Indian Wells draw when he faces Philipp Kohlschreiber on Monday. The third-round schedule also includes Spaniards Roberto Bautista Agut and Pablo Carreno Busta. […]
Scheduled to be the top two seeds at next week’s ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam, Stan Wawrinka and Rafael Nadal have withdrawn in the aftermath of grueling Australian Open campaigns. Wawrinka is out with a knee injury, while Nadal announced on Thursday that he needs more rest. […]
World No. 1 Andy Murray is on the sidelines this week, but second-ranked Novak Djokovic will be a part of the first-round Davis Cup festivities when Serbia hosts Russia. Djokovic is looking to bounce back from an early loss at the Australian Open to Denis Istomin. […]
Roger Federer is one win away from his first slam title since Wimbledon in 2012 after he outlasted fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka 7-5, 6-3, 1-6, 4-6, 6-3 in the Australian Open semis on Thursday night. Federer saved two break points that would have given Wawrinka a lead in the fifth before surviving in three hours and four minutes.
Ricky Dimon of The Grandstand and Pete Ziebron of Tennis Acumen preview and pick the two semifinal matches set for Thursday and Friday at the Australian Open. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are one round away from a blockbuster final, but Stan Wawrinka and Grigor Dimitrov stand in their respective ways.
It will be an all-Swiss affair when friends and familiar foes Stan Wawrinka and Roger Federer square off in the Australian Open semifinals on Thursday. Federer emerged from a quarter of the draw that included Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori.