Wimbledon 2009: Andy Murray vs. Stanislas Wawrinka


Stanislas Wawrinka is Andy Murray’s opposition on Wimbledon‘s Centre Court today. Wawrinka, the world No. 19, is the second best player in Switzerland after Roger Federer. Since 2008 Murray is 4-3 against the 24-year-old Swiss. The pair have never met on grass but they know each other well as Wawrinka is a regular practice partner.

I expect Wawrinka to play well but I like Murray. The 22-year-old has a real shot at becoming the first male British Wimbledon champion since Fred Perry way back in 1936.

UPDATE: Andy Murray progressed through to the Wimbledon quarter-finals in a grueling five-set victory against Stanislas Wawrinka.  He beat the Swiss tennis ace 2-6 6-3 6-3 5-7 6-3.