Excluded. As an aside: Stanislas Wawrinka talks about his role in Le Flambeau (VIDEO)

guest ofAs an asideStanislas Wawrinka returned to his unexpected appearance in The torch, the Jonathan Cohen series. He explained why he accepted the role.

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Stanislas Wawrinka has long been one of the most successful tennis players on the circuit. He won sixteen titles in Grand Slam tournaments, including the Australian Open in 2014 and Roland Garros in 2016. He went so far as to rank number 3 in the ATP rankings. In recent years, injured several times, he had to withdraw from competition for a long time. We saw the 37-year-old tennis player recently at the Rolex Paris Masters. He was knocked out in the first round by young Dane Holger Rune. The Swiss player is the guest of Nathalie Lévy in As an asidethis Thursday, November 24, on canal plus.

A hilarious appearance in The torch

In addition to his successful sports career, the tennis player has tried his hand at acting. He thus made a surprising first appearance in The Torch: Adventurers of Chupacabrathe parody of Koh Lanta created by Jonathan Cohen. A participation which had not failed to amuse the viewers, as it was offbeat. In episode 8 of the series, Stanislas Wawrinka bombards Jonathan Lambert alias Hervé, suspended above the water, with serves, and he returns his blows. “It’s one of the most beautiful exchanges I’ve seen in my life”, comments Jérôme Commandeur, who portrays the role of host à la Denis Brogniart. In the Canal Plus program, the tennis player explained how he found himself in this series. The two men exchanged in favor of the pandemic. “It’s thanks to Jonathan. We contacted each other a little quickly, during the covid, when there was Insta Live and confinement. It’s true that from time to time, we wrote to each other a bit like that, because I really like French cinema. I like everything that is done. I absolutely love what he does.” did he contextualize.

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A conclusive experience for the athlete

After his operation last year, Jonathan Cohen made a nice proposal to the sportsman, on which he jumped. “He asked me if I wanted to do a scene on his show and I said yes right away”, he specified. “A few weeks later, I was on their set for two days and I loved it, I really loved it. I really had fun doing it quite simply and especially seeing it and spending time with all the crew“, he concluded on this visibly conclusive experience.

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