Outsiders catching up to big four?

Originally Published: February 5, 2013
By Kamakshi Tandon | Special to ESPN.com

The Australian Open had winners and losers, new faces and old names, but perhaps no one in the men's draw left with his reputation more enhanced than Stanislas Wawrinka.

From the spellbinding tennis he showed to go up 6-1, 5-2 against Novak Djokovic in their fourth-round match, to the fight he showed in battling until 12-10 in the fifth, Wawrinka took over and made the tournament his stage for five hours.

When he returned to the site the following day, tired but smiling, he got a hero's ...

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