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Stan Wawrinka
( Photo credit: Art Seitz ©2016 )

Men's champion Stan Wawrinka Hits His Signature Backhand at the 2016 US Open.

September 14, 2016: “Because first I think it’s not fair for them to put me there. They have been there since more than 10 years. They have been in all semi-finals of grand slams, all finals, all semi-finals of Masters 1000, all finals. They have been winning everything and I think it is just not fair. The big four stay the big four, like that. I am me. I have been achieving something that I never expect the last three years, I have been winning three grand slams and it’s more than amazing. But I don’t want to keep talking about being part of them or close to them. The big four stay the big four. It’s part of tennis history, and it will always be like that and I think it’s great like that.
Stan Wawrinka, modestly rejecting the idea that he is now equal to the Big Four—Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal—after winning the US Open, his third major title in the last three years, a total only Novak Djokovic has equaled or surpassed.
June 13, 2015: “I’m not as good as the Big Four, though I’m good enough to win two Grand Slam tournaments. I can beat them in major tournaments, in a semi-final, in a final. But the Big Four will always be the Big Four. I don’t want to be compared with them.
Stan Wawrinka, who rose to No. 4 in the world rankings after defeating Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer to win the French Open, modestly insisted that he was not on the same level as Djokovic, Federer, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal.

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