Stan Wawrinka just won his third Grand Slam, making him the oldest in 46 years to win the US Open. Here’s an profile-feature I’d written on Stan Wawrinka for The Teenager Today magazine almost two years ago. He had only won the Australian Open in 2014 then. Add two more to that, and this Swiss star who does not respond to the name ‘Roger Federer’ has proven once again that he ain’t another ‘run of the mill’ Tennis Champion! And once again, I am so happy at the way I concluded this one!

When you’re a Swiss sportsman of this era, you’d always be second best to a certain legend, no matter how good you are. And if you are a Swiss Tennis player of this era, you’d be constantly living under the shadow of a certain Roger Federer. Yet, Stanislas Wawrinka has rightfully earned his place as one of the very best to come out of one of the most beautiful countries in the world.

read more