Birth Name: Stanislas Wawrinka
Place of Birth: Lausanne, Switzerland
Date of Birth: 28 March, 1985
*father – German, Czech, some Polish
*mother – Swiss
Stan Wawrinka is a Swiss professional tennis player. He was born in Lausanne, Switzerland, to a German father, Wolfram Wawrinka, and a Swiss mother, Isabelle, from Lausanne in Vaud.
When asked about his origins, he has stated:
Actually, I have a double passport, Swiss-German, but I am Swiss, and I have always felt good in my country. My mother’s Swiss and my dad’s German, given his origins are Czech. It happens that Wawrinka’s a Polish name because I had a great grandfather who was living on the border between Poland & Czechoslovakia.
Stan holds German and Swiss citizenship.
Can we gt this broken up a bit?
Father: Czech, some Polish, possibly German.
His mother is from Lausanne in Vaud, which is in the French-speaking part of the country, so probably a Romand. The father may have ethnic German ancestry, though that’s not clear at all. Wish I could find his mother’s maiden name.