Why Roger Federer's Wife Mirka Irked Stanislas Wawrinka

Swiss press reports said that Australian Open 2014 champion Stanislas Wawrinka had been irked by someone sitting in Roger Federer's box during their ATP World Tour year-end semi-final match, with suggestions it could have been Federer's wife Mirka.

Updated: November 18, 2014 16:49 IST
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Federer shakes hands with Wawrinka after winning their ATP World Tour year-end semi-final match.


Switzerland's hopes of a first ever Davis Cup win lay in the balance on Monday as the team awaited word on just how badly Roger Federer had injured his back ahead of this week's final against France in Lille and faced reports of a possible dispute in the locker-room between Federer and his teammate Stanislas Wawrinka.

The 17-time Grand Slam winner shocked thousands of fans and his opponent Novak Djokovic in London Sunday evening when he withdrew from the final of the season-ending World Tour Championship saying he was not match fit. (Also read: Federer a doubt for Davis Cup final, says Djokovic)

Ironically the player who helped inflict the back injury on the Swiss great was none other than Davis Cup teammate and close friend Stan Wawrinka.

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