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Wawrinka reaches second round of US Open

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Wawrinka reaches second round of US Open
Photo: Stan Emmert/AFP
08:38 CEST+02:00
Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka reached the second round of the US Open tennis tournament on Monday with a 6-2, 7-6 (8/6), 7-6 (7/3) win over Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic.

Australian Open champion Wawrinka, seeded third in New York, will face Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil for a place in the third round.

In this YouTube video, Wawrinka talks at the US Open about the challenges of matching fellow countryman Roger Federer:

 
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