Stan Wawrinka is an amazing shotmaker – of that there is no doubt. But the mental strength to keep playing aggressively against Novak, whose ability to keep retrieving is unparalleled, is the epitome of the #PlayBrave philosophy. To continue to do the right thing in spite of the pressure.
Novak’s relentless defensive skills gradually chip away at the self-belief of the most talented players and more often than not they falter…
But not #Stan
He did it in Paris and to do it again in New York is absolutely brilliant and an inspiration to all shot-makers.
Now he just needs to do it in SW19 to achieve the full set – the career grand slam. And we would love to see that!