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Murray beats Fognini to reach Valencia quarters

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) Andy Murray eased by the error-plagued Fabio Fognini 6-2, 6-4 to reach the Valencia Open quarterfinals on Thursday. The third-seeded Murray, who won here in 2009, will face seventh-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa next on the indoor hard court. Fognini served four doubles faults and committed 20 unforced errors in a first set Murray claimed by swatting...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fognini fined $2,000 for obscene gesture

SHANGHAI (AP) Fabio Fognini of Italy has been fined $2,000 for flashing an obscene gesture at the crowd after crashing out to a 553rd-ranked Chinese wild card at the Shanghai Masters. The No. 17-ranked Fognini showed his middle finger to the crowd as he left the stadium following his 7-6 (5), 6-4 loss to Wang Chuhan in the first round on Tuesday. He also gave Wang a shove with his...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

HOW NOT TO BE A GRACIOUS LOSER--JUST A LOSER--BY FABIO FOGNINI

Here's a story for all of you up-and-coming ballers out there that I'd like you to hear.You're a veteran on the ATP tour (Fabio Fognini) and you come up against a wild card ranked 553 in the world (Wang Chuhan), who is playing his first match on said tour in front of his country people in Shanghai. The match also happens to be the first round of a Masters 1000, a pretty...
Via Down the Line!
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Fabio Fognini gives obscene gesture to Shanghai crowd

  Fabio Fognini of Italy bumped into the Chinese wild card who beat him and gave an obscene gesture to the crowd at the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday. Fognini, a 10-year professional ranked 17th in the world, was upset by the 553rd-ranked Wang Chuhan, who was making his ATP Tour debut. After Wang won 7-6 (5), 6-4, Fognini gave Wang a little shove with his arm as they crossed paths...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Fognini Wins Title in Chile

(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...
Via Tennis Panorama
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Fabio Fognini Plays an Amazing but Painful Rally

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...
Via Onthegotennis
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Fognini reaches St. Petersburg final

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...
Via Fox Sports
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

10 things you should know about Fabio Fognini

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...
Via Onthegotennis
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Photo: The Fabio Fognini runner-up pose

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
Via Onthegotennis
April 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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