Wimbledon 2014 Scheduling Chaos Leaves Stanislas Wawrinka Flustered

Torrential rain forced Stanislas Wawrinka's match against Denis Istomin to be played on Monday. He won which means he will come out for his fourth round match just a day later.

updated: June 30, 2014 23:02 IST
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Stanislas Wawrinka in action against Denis Istomin in the third round.

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London: Stan Wawrinka was stunned that he had to play his Wimbledon third round tie on Monday in a scheduling nightmare which will force him to play five matches in seven days to win the title.

The third-seeded Australian Open champion defeated Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the fourth round for the first time since 2009.

But the match should have been played on Saturday before it was cancelled due to the torrential rain which swept the All England Club.

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