Birth Name: Stanislas Wawrinka
Place of Birth: Lausanne, Switzerland
Date of Birth: 28 March, 1985
Ethnicity: Swiss, German, Czech, Polish
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.
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 both German and Swiss citizenship.
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