“Roger Federer’s game is a completely different style”


Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka are close friends of the tennis court and have contributed a lot to the success of Switzerland in recent years. Federer and his compatriot Stan Wawrinka faced each other 26 times, Federer leading 23-3.

Federer leads 7–1 in Grand Slam tournaments, 17–0 on hard courts, 1–0 on grass courts and 5–3 on clay courts. The pair is 1–1 in the final. Their first meeting in a final took place at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters 2014 where Wawrinka beat Federer in three sets to win his first title in Masters 1000 before Federer avenged his defeat at the BNP Paribas Open 2017 by defeating him final.

While the rivalry is one-sided in favor of Federer, the two have played close games. Wawrinka defeated Federer in two sets in the 2015 French Open quarterfinals on the road to his first French Open title, although Federer later won a two-set semi-final victory ‘US Open 2015.

Other close matches include the Shanghai Masters 2012 and the Indian Wells Masters 2013, both won by Federer in three sets, the 2014 Wimbledon quarter-final, which Federer won in four sets, the ATP semi-final World Tour Final 2014, which Federer won in three sets. after saving four match points and the semifinal of the 2017 Australian Open, which Federer won in five sets.

In a recent discussion, Chris Evert asked him who he thought was the best tennis player ever. “Roger Federer is the best player to date. He won everything, beating everyone. He’s better than the other players and better than me.

His game is of a completely different style. It puts you under pressure all the time, it is so aggressive, changes the pace a lot “- said Wawrinka. ‘Stanimal’ did not forget Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic: “I have a hard time sending the ball back to Rafa because of the spin, he hits and the left-hander serves.

Novak is the one I like to play the most, even though I have lost it several times. Even if I beat them both, they are still better than me. ”


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