Wawrinka Changes His Name To Stan
by Tom Gainey | May 20th, 2014, 9:52 am
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With the public spotlight growing brighter since his Australian Open title, Stanislas Wawrinka has told the ATP that he now wants to go by Stan.

Wawrinka’s manager, Lawrence Francopan, told the “Tages-Angzieger” via translation, “Stanislas is long and bulky in the written form, also not easy to pronounce. There was always confusion. Furthermore him anyway call all, ‘Stan the Man.’”

Stan the Man it is.


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5 Comments for Wawrinka Changes His Name To Stan

REMCOM Says:

So that means his middle name is “the man”, right?


contador Says:

Stan the Man it is :D


Humble Rafa Says:

It is also easy for people to blame. Example: I played well, Stan not so much.


RZ Says:

Why not Stanimal? :-)


lylenubbins Says:

I still love “Stanislas the Manislas”


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