“Always Different And Always Special”: Stan Wawrinka on ‘A Special Match’ Against Roger Federer at ATP Finals


Stan Wawrinka and Roger Federer

Stan Wawrinka is another class tennis player from Switzerland, the first one being Roger Federer. These two Swiss men have taken the sport of tennis in Switzerland to new heights. They both have had a fantastic career so far and have shown some of their best work. 

Even though the two have had to lock horns against each other, they share immense respect for one another. Wawrinka has shared several times, his experience while playing against the legend, Roger. 

Recently while talking to ATP, Wawrinka was reminiscing his 2014 ATP Finals clash against Federer. He remembers it is a fantastic memory that is always going to be a special one for him.

Stan Wawrinka and Roger Federer

Moreover, he also recalled how playing against Federer was just different than any other match. The 35-year-old looks up to Federer and always has great joy in his eyes while talking about him.

“It was an amazing memory. A lot of things happened in that match. I had match points. I served for the match and against Roger in the semifinal. So, it was always going to be a special match. The atmosphere to play specially against roger, it’s always different, and it’s always special.”, The Swiss said.

“I Was Playing One Of My Best Levels That Year In 2014”: Stan Wawrinka 

According to Wawrinka, 2014 was the year he played his best tennis in. It was the first year that the Swiss qualified for the Nitto ATP Finals, by being at in the top 8. He reached till the semifinals, in which Federer defeated him. 

Stan Wawrinka

“I think I was playing one of the best levels that year in 2014. For me, it was really special because that’s the only place I played in the finals. You can only qualify for the tournament by being in the top 8 that means the best of the year. And that was the first year, and it was something amazing.”, Wawrinka said in the interview.

That tournament and that match will always remain special for the 35-year-old as he still reminisces those memories.

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