Why Stanislas Wawrinka Can Win the 2014 French Open

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Why Stanislas Wawrinka Can Win the 2014 French Open
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Stanislas Wawrinka competes at the 2013 French Open.

Now that Stanislas Wawrinka has broken the Grand Slam bubble, the inevitable question arises: Can he win another? He'll have the chance to answer that challenge at Roland Garros this May.

And answer favorably he will.

There are many things that work in the new No. 3 player's efforts. The first is obvious. He has proven to himself that he can win a major. The second is that he defeated two of the world's best players in doing so. Other factors include Wawrinka's past performance in Paris, who will be playing and, of course, how his strokes—especially the forehand—are looking come spring.

Ultimately, things are looking up for the Australian Open champ's year. If these points are still in line, look for him to be atop the podium at the French Open.

Here's why:

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