Third Seed Stanislas Wawrinka Enters US Open Quarter-Finals

Stanislas Wawrinka fired 75 winners to beat Tommy Robredo 7-5, 4-6, 7-6, 6-2.

updated: September 02, 2014 09:50 IST
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Stan Wawrinka will face either fifth-seeded Canadian Milos Raonic or 10th seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan for a place in the semi-finals.

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New York: Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka powered into the quarter-finals of the US Open on Monday with a 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 (9/7), 6-2 victory over Tommy Robredo. (Read: Djokovic, Murray Book Quarter-Final Showdown)

The third-seeded Swiss fired 18 aces, saving two set points in the third-set tiebreaker and dominating the fourth set against the 16th-seeded Spaniard.

Wawrinka fired 75 winners, including 27 in the third set that surpassed Robredo's total of 19 for the match. (Bouchard Knocked Out, Serena Storms Into Quarters)

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