of Switzerland will be aiming to make a run at the US Open in Flushing Meadows New York and beat some of the best players in the world.
In 2008 the Swiss number 2 player reached the 4th round where he was beaten in straight sets by the British number 1 Andy Murray, Murray went on to reach the final for the 1st time in his career where he was beaten in straight sets by Roger Federer 6-2 7-5 6-2.
Wawrinka earned the best win of his career last year when he beat Federer in the ATP Masters 1000 event in Monte Carlo 6-4 7-5.
Federer was beaten in the US Open final last summer by Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina in 5 sets 3-6 7-6 4-6 7-6 6-2.
Prior to that defeat Federer had won the US Open title for 5 years in a row between 2004 and 2008.