Dear tennis friends,
The 2014 Australian Open has concluded with a result that few would have been brave enough to predict before the tournament began. The Grand Slam of the Asia Pacific has a long history of unearthing a promising new talent or unheralded challenger with Jo Wilfred Tsonga and Fernando Verdasco claiming that mantle in previous years.
However, this year’s edition featured the triumph of Stanislas Wawrinka, a man who has the build of a bear and the temperament to match who, at 28 years old, played in his first Grand Slam final and took the title from the world number 1.
In his road to claiming the men’s singles trophy, The Norman Brookes Challenge Cup, Wawrinka toppled Novak Djokovic in an epic five set encounter in the quarter finals, dispatched Tomas Berdych in the semi’s and outlasted world number 1 Rafael Nadal in the final in front of a stunned worldwide audience.
So how did the man who has consistently been in the world top 10 for the
past few years take the final step to Grand Slam greatness? In my post match analysis I will be sharing with you 3 key areas that Wawrinka did to capture his maiden grand slam title.
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