By Florian Heer
(July 11, 2014) STUTTGART – Seven of the top eight seeds advanced to the quarterfinals of the Mercedes Cup, only the tournament’s number five and local hope Philipp Kohlschreiber lost to Lukas Rosol on Thursday in straight sets. The remaining favorites were all in action on Friday in Stuttgart.
One of the most improved players on the ATP World...
(February 9, 2014) Top seed Fabio Fognini lived up to his seeding and defeated first-time finalist Leonardo Mayer to claim the title at the Royal Guard Open Chile.
For Fognini this was his his third ATP World Tour title in his last four clay tournaments, adding to his wins at Stuttgart and Hamburg last July. Including a finalist finish in Umag, the World No. 15 has a 19-1 clay-court...
Top-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy defeated Argentina's Leonardo Mayer 6-2, 6-4 on Sunday to win the Royal Guard Open clay-court tournament.
Fognini had few problems with the unseeded Mayer, winning in 1 hour, 23 minutes. It was Fognini's third ATP Tour title, and all of them have been on clay. Mayer was playing in his first ATP final.
It felt more like a final on Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014
Fabio Fognini will be making his debut in the 4th round of the Australian Open, but to get there is had to go through a little pain. Check out this amazing point that he and Sam Querrey played during their 3rd round match where Fabio completed the point with a body slam right into the concrete. Can someone say, "OUCH!"
Also, if you want to know more about Fabio, click...
Fifth-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy eased past Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain 6-1, 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final of the ATP Mercedes Cup.
Fognini is one win away from the first title of his career. He advanced to the third final of his career and the first this season.
He is the second Italian to reach the final of the clay-court tournament since Andrea Gaudenzi in 1994.
Fabio Fognini beat Ivan Dodig in four sets in the decisive singles match on Sunday to give Italy a 3-2 win over Croatia in the Davis Cup and send his country to the quarterfinals for the first time in 15 years.
Fognini recovered from losing the first set, which had five breaks of serve, to win 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in 2 hours, 43 minutes.
Dodig racked up 17 aces, but still found himself...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2013
Fabio Fognini of Italy beat Daniel Gimeno-Traver of Spain 6-3, 6-4 Saturday to advance to the final of the St. Petersburg Open.
Fognini will play in his second career final after winning his maiden title in April in Bucharest, Romania.
The 53rd-ranked Fognini rallied from an early break by winning four consecutive games in the first set and broke his opponent decisively in the...
Few players without a career title draw as much of a reaction out of tennis fans as Fabio Fognini. Known for his dramatic ups-and-downs, animated facial expressions, on-court theatrics, and eyebrows, this Italian tennis player, currently ranked 45, certainly knows how to make an impact. With career wins over Andy Murray and Gael Monfils, a career high ranking of 32, and a (controversial...
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Leave it to a guy with the first name Fabio (last name Fognini) to tweet a picture of himself posing with his runner-up trophy from the BRD Nastaste Tiriac Trophy Tournament as if he is auditioning for an adult film role - if you know what I mean.....
Being a runner-up never looked so good.
Photo via Fabio's Twitter Page