NEWS
 
Wawrinka defeats Nadal to win first Grand Slam title
Stan Wawrinka won in the Australian Open final
0 0

Stan Wawrinka held off an injured Rafael Nadal to win his first Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 victory Sunday in the Australian Open final.
   
The 28-year-old Swiss player had never taken a set off Nadal in 12 previous meetings, but dominated from the start at Melbourne Park.
   
Nadal appeared to be on the verge of retiring in the second set, when he hurt his back and needed a medical time out.
   
Nadal has had a terrible stretch with injuries at the Australian Open, and has described it as his unluckiest Grand Slam. He missed the 2013 edition during a seven-month layoff with knee injuries and illness, and his quarterfinal losses in 2010 and 2011 were affected by injuries.

Categories:

Leave a comment:

· Subscribe to comments
Log in and be the first to comment!

DON'T MISS

GHOMESHI SPECIAL

SPECIAL PRESENTATION

Listen to the special documentary presentation RIGHT HERE

GHOMESHI TRIAL

News and stories from the former CBC host’s sex assault trial

MILLARD TRIAL

Stories from the trial of Dellen Millard for the murder of Tim Bosma

 
0 0

Stan Wawrinka held off an injured Rafael Nadal to win his first Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 victory Sunday in the Australian Open final.
   
The 28-year-old Swiss player had never taken a set off Nadal in 12 previous meetings, but dominated from the start at Melbourne Park.
   
Nadal appeared to be on the verge of retiring in the second set, when he hurt his back and needed a medical time out.
   
Nadal has had a terrible stretch with injuries at the Australian Open, and has described it as his unluckiest Grand Slam. He missed the 2013 edition during a seven-month layoff with knee injuries and illness, and his quarterfinal losses in 2010 and 2011 were affected by injuries.

Leave a comment:

· Subscribe to comments
Log in and be the first to comment!

Top stories

Victims paid cash for a sealed box of rice