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Wawrinka set for Chennai Open 2015

Tuesday, 26 August 2014
NT Bureau

Chennai: Current world number four Stanislas Wawrinka today confirmed his participation in the 20th edition of the Aircel Chennai Open, scheduled to be held at SDAT Stadium here from 5 to 11 January 2015.

The 29-year-old Australian Open champion has had an incredible 2014 that started with his final victory over Edouard Roger Vasselin in Chennai. Wawrinka followed it up by capturing his first Grand Slam championship title with a stunning four-set victory over top seed Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final.

Wawrinka said, 'I congratulate the organizers of the Aircel Chennai Open for entering the tournament’s 20th year in India. This will mark my seventh visit to Chennai and I am looking forward to being part of the action and adventure and, of course, all the festivity.'


      

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