World number four Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka has confirmed that he will defend his Chennai Open title in a highly competitive field that features top-20 players Feliciano Lopez (14) and Roberto Bautista Agut (15).
Two-time French Open champion Sergi Bruguera isn't convinced that Stanislas Wawrinka's Australian Open victory in January and Marin Cilic's US Open triumph in September resulted in a tectonic shift in the sport. He said today's tennis was still dominated by the 'Big 4'.
Switzerland`s potential Davis Cup fairytale this weekend has become clouded by uncertainty over the fitness of Roger Federer and suggestions of strained relations between the all-time great and his team mate Stanislas Wawrinka.
Novak Djokovic said exhaustion and a loss of concentration played a part in a mid-match slump against Japan`s Kei Nishikori that nearly wrecked his hopes of a third consecutive ATP World Tour Finals title on Saturday.
Days before Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka team up for a shot at Switzerland`s first Davis Cup title, they were tearing lumps out of each other at the ATP World Tour Finals in London on Saturday.
Hidden behind the artistic beauty of Roger Federer`s tennis lurks the primal instinct of a cold-hearted killer and on Thursday Andy Murray was the unwitting victim as he was hammered 6-0 6-1 in his own backyard.
Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka crashed out of the Shanghai Masters with a second round loss to Gilles Simon on Wednesday, while Andy Murray advanced with an assured 7-5 6-2 win over Jerzy Janowicz.
Roger Federer overcame some tough early resistance from Simone Bolelli and Stanislas Wawrinka eased past Fabio Fognini as Switzerland raced 2-0 ahead in their Davis Cup semi-final against Italy in Geneva on Friday.Federer, bidding to add to his substantial collection of honours by steering the Alpine nation to a first Davis Cup triumph, delighted a capacity crowd in the Palexpo Arena with a 7-6(5) 6-4 6-4 victory.