ROTTERDAM, January 11, 2021 (Press Release)
Stan Wawrinka, champion of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in 2015, will play again in Rotterdam Ahoy in March. The 35-year-old Swiss, three-time Grand Slam winner, can be admired for the fifth time in the ATP 500 tournament. The 48th ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament will be held in 2021 from 1 to 7 March.
Tournament director Richard Krajicek: “With his track record, Stan Wawrinka is a player who all tournaments in the world like to have in the draw. With his three Grand Slam titles he has proven his exceptional class and for the tennisfan his backhand is an absolute treat to watch. It is great to be able to welcome this former champion in Rotterdam again.”
Three Grand Slams
In total Wawrinka won 16 titles, of which the Australian Open (2014), Roland Garros (2015) and US Open (2016) are the most important ones. He reached a career high ranking of number three thanks to these wins. He is one of the few players besides the big three to win multiple Grand Slam titles in the last decade. At the moment, the 35- year-old Swiss occupies the 18th place in the ATP Rankings.
2015 ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament winner Stan Wawrinka is going for his second title in Rotterdam this year! 🎾🥇#stanwawrinka #wawrinka #tennis #atptour #swiss #rotterdam #abnamrowtt #RotterdamAhoy pic.twitter.com/11ocb8pGlP
— ABN AMRO WTT (@abnamrowtt) January 8, 2021
Wawrinka on the hunt for a second title
Stan Wawrinka will be hunting for his second title in the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in March. In 2015 he was the strongest after beating Tomas Berdych in the final. He was close again at his last performance in 2019, when he had to leave the title to Gaël Monfils in the final after three sets.
Stan Wawrinka is, after Kei Nishikori, Daniil Medvedev and Jannik Sinner, the fourth player to be known for the 48th ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament. Entry for the tournament closes on February 1.