Wawrinka gets his marathon moment
A year after a heartbreaking Down Under loss, irrepressible Swiss comes through
MELBOURNE, Australia -- And just like that it was over, suddenly, if that's possible after four hours.
The streak of three straight Australian Open titles. The 28-match tour win streak. The 25 consecutive victories in this tournament. The 14 straight Grand Slam semifinals. The 13 wins versus top-10 players, 14 against Stanislas Wawrinka.
"Fourteen is already enough," Wawrinka joked in that way that only winners can.
An easy forehand volley pushed wide by one of the best clutch ...
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