Wawrinka 'freezes' before meeting Federer

After his victory against Stefanos Tsitsipas in the round of 16, the Swiss underwent a cryotherapy session to recover his strength before facing his compatriot.


Stan Wawrinka is reuniting with his best tennis at this edition of Roland Garros after a knee injury was more than 6 months in the dry dock after the dispute of Wimbledon 2017.

Wawrinka starred in one of the great games so far this year. tournament after beating the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas in the round of 16 in five sets in an agonizing game that went to 5 hours of duration.

This Monday, with the aim of avoiding injuries and speed up the recovery of the effort, Wawrinka underwent a session of crioterapía, a method that consists of remaining during few minutes to temperatures of almost 200 degrees below cero that also use numerous stars of the sport like Cristiano Ronaldo. Wawrinka himself posted the photo on his social networks.

Wawrinka has been tuned for his party on Tuesday, where he will face his compatriot and friend Roger Federer for a spot in the semifinals of Roland Garros, a round he reached in 2013 , 2015, 2016 and 2017. Precisely the last confrontation between Wawrinka and Federer at Roland Garros took place in the 2015 quarterfinals, when Wawrinka beat the Basel in three sets in which, until this year, it had been Federer's last game in Paris. On that occasion Wawrinka finished as the champion of the tournament after beating Novak Djokovic in the final.



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