Djokovic vs Wawrinka Head to Head

Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka have played each other a total of 27 times to date with Djokovic currently leading the head to head 21-6.

This article will look at head to head stats of the 27 matches they have played as well as looking at their H2H at the grand slams and by court surface.

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Djokovic vs Wawrinka Head to Head

Djokovic vs Wawrinka Quick Stats

Novak DjokovicStan Wawrinka
Profile PicDjokovicStan Wawrinka
Year born19871985
Year turned Pro20032002
NationalitySerbianSwiss
PlaysRight handedRight handed
BackhandTwo handed BackhandOne Handed Backhand
Matches won216
Winning Percentage76%24%
Matches won on a hard court144
Matches won on clay62
Matches won on carpet10
Matches won in Finals23
Matches won in Grand Slam Finals02
Matches won in Masters 1000 Finals10
Matches won in ATP World Tour Finals20

Djokovic vs Wawrinka Head to Head Record

Grand Slam Head to Head

YearTournamentRoundWinnerMatch Score
2019US OpenRound of 16Wawrinka6-4, 7-5, 2-1 (Retired)
2016US OpenFinalWawrinka6-7, 6-4, 7-5, 6-3
2015French OpenFinalWawrinka4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4
2015Australian OpenSemifinalsDjokovic7-6, 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0
2014Australian OpenQuarterfinalsWawrinka2-6, 6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 9-7
2013US OpenSemifinalsDjokovic2-6, 7-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
2013Australian OpenRound of 16Djokovic1-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-7, 12-10
2012US OpenRound of 16Djokovic6-4, 6-1, 3-1 (Retired)

Wawrinka and Djokovic have played each other a total of eight times at grand slam tournaments with their grand slam head to head record currently standing at 4 wins each.

Of the eight matches they have played at the grand slams, two of the matches were in the final, 2 matches were in a semi-final, one was in the quarterfinals, and three were round of 16 matches.

Djokovic and Wawrinka have played each other three times at the Australian Open, once at the French Open, and four times at the US Open. They have yet to play each other at Wimbledon.

The last Grand Slam match they played against each other was at the 2019 US Open which Wawrinka won after Djokovic retired when Wawrinka was two sets up and leading 2-1 in the third set.

Head to Head by Court Surface

Head to Head on Grass

Djokovic and Wawrinka have yet to play each other on grass. This is mainly because grass is Wawrinka’s least favourite surface as his best performances have come on hard and clay courts.

Head to Head on Clay

YearTournamentRoundWinnerMatch Score
2022Rome OpenRound of 16Djokovic6-2, 6-2
2015French OpenFinalWawrinka4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4
2012Madrid MastersRound of 16Djokovic7-6, 6-4
2011Rome OpenRound of 16Djokovic6-4, 6-1
2010Monte Carlo MastersRound of 16Djokovic6-4, 6-4
2009Monte Carlo MastersSemifinalsDjokovic4-6, 6-1, 6-3
2008Rome OpenFinalDjokovic4-6, 6-3, 6-3
2006ATP UmagFinalWawrinka6-6 (Retired)

Wawrinka and Djokovic have played each other a total of eight times on clay courts with Djokovic currently leading the head to head 6 wins to 2.

Their last match on clay was at the 2022 Rome Open which Djokovic won 6-2, 6-2.

Head to Head on Hard Courts

YearTournamentRoundWinnerMatch Score
2019US OpenRound of 16Wawrinka6-4, 7-5, 2-1 (Retired)
2016US OpenFinalWawrinka6-7, 6-4, 7-5, 6-3
2015Paris MastersSemifinalsDjokovic6-3, 3-6, 6-0
2015Cincinnati MastersQuarterfinalsDjokovic6-4, 6-1
2015Australian OpenSemifinalsDjokovic7-6, 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0
2014ATP FinalsRRDjokovic6-3, 6-0
2014Australian OpenQuarterfinalsWawrinka2-6, 6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 9-7
2013ATP FinalsSemifinalsDjokovic6-3, 6-3
2013Paris MastersQuarterfinalsDjokovic6-1, 6-4
2013US OpenSemifinalsDjokovic2-6, 7-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
2013Australian OpenRound of 16Djokovic1-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-7, 12-10
2012US OpenRound of 16Djokovic6-4, 6-1, 3-1 (Retired)
2009Basel IndoorsQuarterfinalsDjokovic3-6, 7-6, 6-2
2009Indian WellsRound of 16Djokovic7-6, 7-6
2008Indian WellsQuarterfinalsDjokovic7-6, 6-2
2007ATP ViennaFinalDjokovic6-4, 6-0
2006ATP ViennaRound of 16Wawrinka6-3, 6-3
2006Davis CupRRDjokovic6-4, 3-6, 2-6, 7-6, 6-4

Djokovic and Wawrinka have played each other a total of 18 times on indoor and outdoor hard courts with Djokovic leading the hard court head to head 14-4.

Head to Head on Indoor Carpet Courts

YearTournamentRoundWinnerMatch Score
2004ATP AachenRound of 32Djokovic6-2, 6-3

The very first Djokovic vs Wawrinka match was in the round of 32 at the ATP Aachen in Germany in 2004. Djokovic won the match 6-2, 6-3.

Djokovic would go on to beat Noam Okun in the final 6-3, 6-1 to claim the 2004 ATP Aachen title.

Matches Played per Year

YearMatches PlayedDjokovic WinsWawrinka WinsH2H (Djokovic – Wawrinka)
2004111-0
20051-0
20063122-2
2007113-2
2008225-2
2009338-2
2010119-2
20111110-2
20122212-2
20134416-2
201421117-3
201543120-4
20161120-5
201720-5
201820-5
20191120-6
202020-6
202120-6
20221121-6

Frequently Asked Questions about the Wawrinka and Djokovic Rivalry

How many times has Wawrinka beaten Djokovic?

Wawrinka has beaten Djokovic a total of six times with four of his wins being in grand slam tournaments.

Has Wawrinka and Djokovic ever played each other at Wimbledon?

No, to date Wawrinka and Djokovic have never played each other at Wimbledon.

When did Wawrinka and Djokovic first play each other?

Wawrinka and Djokovic first played each other in a 1st round match at the ATP Aachen in Germany in 2004. The score in their first match was 6-2, 6-3 to Djokovic.

Have Wawrinka and Djokovic ever played each other in the Davis Cup?

Yes, They played each other in a Switzerland vs Serbia Davis Cup match in 2006. Djokovic won the match in five sets 6-4, 3-6, 2-6, 7-6, 6-4.

Who has won more Grand Slam titles?

Djokovic has won a total of 20 grand slam titles while Wawrinka has won a total of three grand slam titles.

Why is Wawrinka good against Djokovic?

The main reason Wawrinka is good against Djokovic is that he is able to generate tremendous power on both his forehand and backhand and is great at hitting powerful shots down the line which can break Djokovic’s formidable defense.