2 weeks Wawrinka crashes out of Rome to Italian teenager Manilatimes |Sports
ROME: Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka crashed out of the Italian Open in the first round on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) after a humiliating defeat to 18-year-old Italian Lorenzo Musetti. The three-time Grand Slam winner, the 10th seed in Rome, lost 6-0, 7-6 (7/2) against a player ranked 249th in the world. Wawrinka, at 35 the oldest player in the tournament, fought back after trailing 2-0 in the second set, but it was already too late to regain control.
Stan Wawrinka AFP PHOTO Musetti had only played one tour-level match before facing the former world number three in ... more