Stan Wawrinka Zips Through Dubai Skyline

ATP world number four Stan Wawrinka took the ride of his life at the popular Dubai’s XLine yesterday ahead of his first match in the Dubai Duty Free Championships on Tuesday.

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The tournament’s second seed, Wawrinka leaped 90 metres off the W1 Tower in Downtown Dubai and flew 558 metres over the Dubai Fountains, taking in the views of the iconic Burj Khalifa and Downtown area.

The Swiss 30-year old and two-time Grand Slam winner has become one of the giants of the game and will make a bid this week to end the near-monopoly that Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic have held on the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships trophy for more than a decade.