‘Magnificent effort from Stanimal': Twitter celebrates Stan Wawrinka's US Open triumph

Twitter did not disappoint as Stan Wawrinka made his Grand Slam final record 3-0 at the US Open 2016. He defeated World no 1 Novak Djokovic.

AFP September 12, 2016 10:29:17 IST
‘Magnificent effort from Stanimal': Twitter celebrates Stan Wawrinka's US Open triumph

How Twitter saw the US Open final on Sunday where Stan Wawrinka defeated Novak Djokovic in the final:

"Congrats to all at the @usopen Well played my mate @DjokerNole and to the new champion @stanwawrinka amazing effort."

- Actor Hugh Jackman @RealHughJackman

"What a truly magnificent effort from Stanimal wearing down Djoker in 4 grueling sets to win his 1st @usopen and 3rd career slam vs #1 player."

- Former player and coach, now a TV analyst, Brad Gilbert @bgtennisnation

"You look beautiful @DonnaVekic."

- US player Sloane Stephens spares a thought for Donna Vekic, the girldfriend of Wawrinka @SloaneStephens

"Congrats @stanwawrinka and @DjokerNole, it was a great @usopen final!! Stan, great champion!!"

- 2009 champion Juan Martin del Potro @delpotrojuan

"Stan was the man tonight. When he is at his best he can't be beaten. 3-0 in GS finals, all against World number 1. Congrats."

- Former runner-up Greg Rusedski @GregRusedski

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