Monday, January 27, 2014
Eighth seed Stanislas Wawrinka captured his first Grand Slam championship title on Sunday with a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 victory over top seed Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final. It was his first victory over Nadal in 13 FedEx ATP Head2Head meetings. Wawrinka will become Switzerland's No. 1 player ahead of Roger Federer, when the updated Emirates ATP Rankings are published on Monday. World No. 1 Nadal had been bidding to become the first double career Grand Slam champion in the Open Era. Only Roy Emerson and Rod Laver have won each major on two or more occasions in tennis history.
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