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Stan Wawrinka

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Wawrinka
  • Pronounced: va-VINK-ah
  • Age: 29 (28.03.1985)
  • Birthplace: Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Residence: St. Barthelemy, Switzerland
  • Height: 6' (183 cm)
  • Weight: 179 lbs (81 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 2002
  • Coach: Magnus Norman
  • Website: http://www.stanwawrinka.com
4 Singles Ranking
Switzerland

Switzerland

As of 15.09.2014
S D
Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money
2014

Current

4
- 35-11 3 $4,350,953
Career

High

3

27.01.2014

333-209 7 $13,155,060

Singles & Doubles combined

2014

Current

133
- 5-6 0 $40,985
Career

High

90

06.11.2006

62-78 2 $13,155,060

Singles & Doubles combined

Began playing at age eight...Surname Wawrinka is of Polish decent but Wawrinka is only Polish by ancestry... Nicknamed Stan...Father, Wolfram is German, and mother, Isabelle is Swiss, both work in an organic farm, helping handicapped people...Grandparents are Czech...Has one older brother Jonathan, who teaches tennis, and two younger sisters Djanaee and Naella, are students and they play tennis...Stopped attending school at age 15 in order to focus on tennis full-time...“It was the natural line for me, the right path, to follow with my tennis,” he says about it...Started playing international junior events at age 14 and then began satellite circuit following year...Town of St. Barthelemy is 10 minutes outside of Lausanne...Hobbies include movies and music...Supports Lausanne ice hockey club...Captured 2003 Roland Garros junior title (d. Baker)...Considers clay best surface and his best shot backhand...On 14 December 2013, finished second in the Swiss Sports Awards, behind cross country skier Dario Cologna...Married wife, Ilham, on 12 December 2009...Daughter, Alexia, born 12 February 2010 at 9:45 a.m.

Wawrinka DEUCE Feature (May 2008)
Wawrinka DEUCE Feature (Jan. 2010)
Wawrinka Q&A Feature (May 2012)
Wawrinka, Norman Feature (May 2014)

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