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Stan Wawrinka
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Wawrinka at the 2019 French Open
Full name Stanislas Wawrinka
Country  Switzerland
Residence Monte Carlo, Monaco
Born 28 March 1985 (1985-03-28) (age 35)
Lausanne, Switzerland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 2002
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money US$ 34,228,252
  •  6th all-time leader in earnings
Official website stanwawrinka.com
Singles
Career record 521–300 (63.46% in Grand Slam and ATP Tour main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 16
Highest ranking No. 3 (27 January 2014)
Current ranking No. 13 (3 February 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open W (2014)
French Open W (2015)
Wimbledon QF (2014, 2015)
US Open W (2016)
Other tournaments
Tour Finals SF (2013, 2014, 2015)
Olympic Games 2R (2008)
Doubles
Career record 76–94 (44.71% in Grand Slam and ATP Tour main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 88 (2 February 2015)
Current ranking No. 252 (13 January 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (2006)
French Open 3R (2006)
Wimbledon 1R (2006, 2007)
US Open 1R (2005)
Team Competitions
Davis Cup W (2014)
Last updated on: as of 29 January  2020 (2020 -01-29).
Stanislas Wawrinka at the 2010 US Open 03
Stanislas Wawrinka at the 2010 US Open

Stanislas "Stan" Wawrinka (born 28 March 1985) is a Swiss professional tennis player. He is also a German citizen because his father is from Germany, though of Czech ancestry. His career-high singles ranking is Number 3 in the world. He reached this rank in January 2014. He considers clay his best surface and his serve and volley his best shot. He won the gold medal for Switzerland in the men's doubles event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, with Roger Federer. They beat the Swedish team Simon Aspelin/Thomas Johansson in the final. They also won the 2008 Swiss Team of the Year Award.

Wawrinka has won three Grand Slam singles events: the Australian Open in 2014, the French Open in 2015, and the US Open in 2016.

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