Stan Retains Geneva Crown

Stan-Geneva-2017

Stan Wawrinka successfully defended his title at the Banque Eric Sturdza Geneva Open on Saturday with a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory over Mischa Zverev in two hours and 20 minutes.

It was the 16th tour-level title for the World No. 3 and first since winning the US Open in September 2016.

« The level was great today, I think it was a great final, » said Wawrinka. « Mischa was playing very well and maybe I was hesitating a bit in the beginning. I’m happy that I came back strongly in the second set and managed to turn the match around.

« I’m extremely happy to win my second title in Switzerland. It means a lot to me. This is the first time that my daughter is in the stadium when I win the title and that makes it even more special. »


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  • […] Wawrinka, who beat World No. 1 Andy Murray in the semi-finals, was competing in his fourth major final (now 3-1). He is now 26-9 on the 2017 season, which includes his 16th trophy in Geneva. […]

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