• Thursday, December 08, 2022

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Wawrinka secures comeback win over sixth seed Dimitrov

By: Sarwar Alam

Three-times Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka returned to the big stage in style on Monday, ousting sixth seed Grigor Dimitrov 1-6 7-6(3) 7-6(5) 6-4 on Centre Court at Wimbledon. The Swiss, whose ranking had dropped to 225 after a knee injury, fought a stubborn and determined match from the baseline to down the 27-year-old Bulgarian, who appeared beset by first-round nerves. It was a tough draw for Dimitrov but it looked like being a straightforward task for the 27-year-old Bulgarian after he wrapped up the first set in less than half an hour. Wawrinka is nothing if not tenacious, however, and…

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