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Stanislas Wawrinka stunned by Australian Open win

Stanislas Wawrinka expresses his shock at beating Rafael Nadal to clinch the Australian Open title.

Stanislas Wawrinka has expressed his shock at beating Rafael Nadal to win the Australian Open.

The Swiss defeated the world number one in four sets on Sunday to clinch the first Grand Slam title of his career.

"It's the best Grand Slam ever," he told reporters. "I still don't know whether I'm dreaming or not.

"I'm sorry for you, Rafa. You're a great friend and an amazing champion. It's always a pleasure to play against you. Well done on your comeback."

Wawrinka's victory at the tournament has seen him move up to third place in the world rankings.

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Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka celebrates victory in his men's singles match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic on day nine at the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 21, 2014
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