Stanislas Wawrinka commits to Davis Cup, says big honour to play for country

Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka said that the Davis Cup competition was really important for him and it was a big honour to play for his country.

updated: January 30, 2014 17:10 IST
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Paris: Stanislas Wawrinka, hotfoot from his Australian Open triumph, turns his mind to affairs of national importance this weekend as he leads Switzerland into battle against last season's beaten finalists Serbia in the Davis Cup World Group first round.

In last Sunday's final in Melbourne, the new world number three captured his first Grand Slam title with a four-set upset of Rafael Nadal.

Wawrinka told the Melbourne crowd he was looking forward to the tie against the weakened Serbs - as long as he survived his victory party.

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