The Wawrinka Backhand: Standing Alone

In the Wawrinka Backhand: Standing Alone, Jason Frausto walks you through the key differences on the one hand topspin backhand of Stan Wawrinka. What does Stan do that separate him from the rest of the tour? The whole world knew Wawrinka had a great backhand, and it was on full display in his run to the 2014 Australian Open title. Find out what the key differences are between Stan’s backhand and the rest of the players on tour in this comparison with Grigor Dimitrov, Tommy Haas, Roger Federer, and Richard Gasquet. Find out in this free Wawrinka backhand instructional video.

  • It starts with the back hip
  • Stan uses a greater amount of uncoiling of the body than other players
  • His finish position allows for better recovery after each shot