Stanislas Wawrinka won third consecutive Chennai Open title


Who: Stanislas Wawrinka
What: Won Chennai Open title
When: 10 January 2016

Stanislas Wawrinka on 10 January 2016 won his Chennai Open title. In the summit clash at the Nungambakkam tennis stadium of Chennai, he defeated Croatian Borna Coric 6-3, 7-5.

This is the fourth Chennai Open title for the Swiss player and the third consecutive win, who first won it in 2011.

With this win, Wawrinka lifted the cup and got the award money of 75700 US dollars and got away with 250 ATP ranking points.

He extended his run of dominance in Chennai to a 12-match win streak, including 24 consecutive sets won. The Swiss completed the first three-peat in tournament history, becoming the ninth different active player to do so at an ATP World Tour event. The 30 year old notched his 12th tour-level crown overall and eighth on hard courts.