When fans root “Stanimal” then they have witnessed one of the strongest backhands in the world or one of the famous offensive backline. Former world #3, Stan Wawrinka is often called "Tennis Great Latecomer" has an impressive trophy cabinet of 16 titles including three prestigious Grand Slam (Australian, French and US Open). The Swiss tennis is often known for his strong serve where his fastest serve was recorded at an astonishing 232 km per hour.
How Much Is Stan’s Net Worth?
“Stanimal” has three Grand Slams, Gold Medal and ATP Masters title to his name has amassed a huge amount of net worth. Current world #5 also increases his net worth through various brand endorsement. The Swiss player net worth reaches a decent height of $12.5 million.
Stanimal who turned pro in 2002 has been coached by different coach including Dimitri Zavialoff, Peter Lundgren, Magnus Norman, and Paul Annacone. His cabinet is filled with trophies and three Grand Slam trophies Australian (2014), French (2015) and US open (2016). With only Wimbledon missing to complete his Grand Slam trophies is desperately trying to make a mark but hasn’t progressed beyond quarterfinals.
The high time of his career was when he beat #1 in all his three occasions to reach the finals of Grand Slam that he eventually won. Swiss who is known for his strong backhand has improved his forehand substantially making him a lethal weapon in volleys and serve. In July 2006 he won ATP title against Novak Djokovic who retired through fatigue. In 2008, he teamed up with Roger Federer in summer Olympics to win Gold in Men’s Double.
His hope of completing Grand Slam took a massive hit when he crashed in the first round of Wimbledon 2017. He lost to Daniil Medvedev, a 49th seeded player in a set of 3-1 where he battled with a left knee injury throughout the game. He confirmed this news after taking the break from tennis to heal.
Personal Life: Who Is Stan Dating After His Divorce?
Tennis star Stan has been dating Croatian professional tennis player Donna Vekic. The actual date when they started dating is unknown. As confirmed by tennisworldusa.org, Stan has always been an inspiration to his girlfriend, Donna. She told that Stan motivates her a lot in every situation. Her boyfriend, Stan's victory against Dimitrov also boosted her confidence.
Stan and his lady often flaunt the pictures on social media. On 6 May 2017, he and Donna attended the Mutua Madrid Open together. Donna often expresses her love towards Stan through social media and shares the moment they spent together on Instagram.
Donna uploads picture of her hugging her boyfriend, Stan (Photo: Instagram)
Recently, on Donna's birthday, Stan wished her uploading they cozy shot. The picture gave an affirmation that the couple maintains a healthy bond with each other.
Prior dating Donna, Stan was married to Swiss television reporter and model Ilham Vuilloud on 15th December 2009. Two months after sharing wedding vows, the couple welcomed their baby daughter named Alexia on 12th February in 2010.
Almost a year later, on 4 January 2011, Stan separated from his wife. Later, the pair briefly reunited with each other but their relationship didn't long last, and they completely parted their ways on 19th April 2015, filing for a divorce.
Stan was born with birth name Stanislas Wawrinka on 28th March 1985 in Lausanne, Switzerland. He holds dual German-Swiss citizenships. “Stan The Man” was born with German father Wolfram Wawrinka and Swiss mother Isabella who is an educator and biodynamic farmer.
Stan stands at the height of 6' (1.83 meters). At the age of fifteen, he left his schooling to pursue his career in tennis. The Swiss Maestro has two tattoos inked on his body. Wawrinka has an Italian scripted tattoo on left arm which states “Ever tried, Ever failed, No matter, Try Again, Fail Again, Fail Better." He also sports a tattoo of his daughter’s name in his right arm.