After the French Open, Wawrinka had his first Wimbledon experience but lost in the first round to Fabrice Santoro, in four sets.
He played in the longest doubles match in history at the 2013 Davis Cup, in a tie against the Czech Republic, partnering with Marco Chiudinelli.
Wawrinka started playing international junior events at age 14 and entered the satellite circuit the following year. In 2003 he had his first steps on the tour and ended the year as the world No. On 11 July, at Gstaad, Stan progressed into his first ever career final, in doubles, with Marc Rosset as his partner.
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; born 28 March 1985) is a Swiss professional tennis player.
In July, Stanislas Wawrinka won his first ATP title, at the Croatia Open Umag, when his opponent in the final, Novak Djokovic, retired through fatigue.
In the Australian Open, Wawrinka reached the third round to be beaten by second seed Rafael Nadal, losing in Melbourne in straight sets.
In the second round, Wawrinka came from 2 sets down to defeat James Blake.
His run ended in the third round losing in four sets, to the eventual runner-up Mariano Puerta.
Wawrinka stopped attending regular schooling at age 15 to focus full-time on tennis.
However, he continued his schooling by distance education with the French organization CNED, which offered him greater flexibility.
They were married in 2009 and shortly thereafter welcomed twin girls into the world. 1 player, Djokovic has been dating this woman since 2005.