Wawrinka beats Nadal to claim Australian Open title

Stanislas Wawrinka Credit: REUTERS/Bobby Yip

Stanislas Wawrinka has claimed the men's title in the Australian Open after beating Rafael Nadal.

The Swiss tennis player claimed the first two sets 6-3, 6-2 before Spain's Nadal pulled back briefly in the third, winning 3-6. Wawrinka took the final set 6-3.