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Australian Open 2014: Keeping emotions in check no small feat for champion … – National Post

National PostMELBOURNE — All the talk before Sunday’s Australian Open final suggested that Stanislas Wawrinka might need a thunderbolt to strike down his opponent, world No. 1 Rafael Nadal, in order to lift the title.Nothing was normal about Rafael Nadal’s shock Australian Open final lossNEWS.com.auWawrinka denies Nadal history with historic first winThe RoarWawrinka claims first […]

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Wawrinka Defeats an Ailing Nadal to Win Australian Open – New York Times

New York TimesStanislas Wawrinka celebrated his winning point against Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images. MELBOURNE, Australia — After two weeks of madness that included extreme temperatures and a player who hallucinated and saw …Australian Open 2014: Stanislas Wawrinka beats Nadal in finalBBC SportIt wasn’t meant to be for NadalABC NewsDid Rafael […]

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Rafael Nadal v Grigor Dimitrov: Australian Open 2014 – live! – The Guardian

The GuardianRafael Nadal will inflict extreme pain on this ball very shortly. Photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images. Live. Sort by: Latest first; Oldest first. Auto update: On; Off. Updates: 2.37pm AEST. Geoff will be here shortly, in the meantime here’s a quick note on …Wawrinka dethrones Djokovic in Melbourne Park thrillerDAWN.comAustralian Open 2014: Stanislas Wawrinka dumps […]

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Stanislas Wawrinka writes new script in Australia – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMELBOURNE, Australia – Stanislas Wawrinka has always looked in from the outside. Sometimes it was toiling in countryman’s Roger Federer’s ample shadow. Other times it was valiant but losing five-set efforts on some of the sport’s biggest stages.Djokovic’s long winning run ends in AustraliaWashington PostWawrinka gets his marathon momentABC NewsWawrinka knocks Djokovic out of […]