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Sour Scot won't repeat at US Open

Stanislas Wawrinka comes out of the shadows to reach first major semifinal

Updated: September 6, 2013, 11:19 AM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- It's not easy being Stanislas Wawrinka.

Imagine being the second-best tennis player in all of Switzerland -- only to find yourself eternally overshadowed by perhaps the greatest player in the history of the sport.

This US Open is his 35th Grand Slam, but it's the first time Wawrinka has progressed further than Roger Federer. Think about how liberating that must feel. Wawrinka, who trails Federer in Grand Slam singles titles 17-0, is playing the best tennis of his 28-year-old ...

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