Fabio Fognini

  • Ferrer to start at Barcelona against Gabashvili 22-04-2014 12:14 PM

    Barcelona: David Ferrer will begin a 12th quest for a first Barcelona Open title by facing Teymuraz Gabashvili after the Russian beat Michal Przysiezny 6-3, 6-4 in the first round on Monday. The second-seeded Ferrer has finished runner-up on the Real Club de Tenis' outdoor red clay on four occasions....
  • Fognini, Robredo into Monte Carlo second round 15-04-2014 09:45 AM

    Monaco: Tenth-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy and 11th-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain reached the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters in contrasting fashion on Monday. Fognini was two points away from defeat before rallying to beat Joao Sousa 5-7, 7-5, 6-4, while Robredo was more solid against qualifier David...
  • Fabio Fognini survives scare to beat Joao Sousa in 1st round in Monaco 14-04-2014 06:39 PM

    Monaco: Fabio Fognini of Italy was two points away from defeat before rallying to beat Joao Sousa 5-7, 7-5, 6-4 in the first round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Monday. Sousa led 5-2 and 30-0 on Fognini's serve, but the Portuguese player lost his composure and then started complaining...
  • Italy beat Britain 3-2 to reach Davis Cup semis 06-04-2014 07:31 PM

    Italy won both singles matches against Britain in straight sets on Sunday to reach the Davis Cup semi-finals for the first time in 16 years. Fabio Fognini pulled off a surprise 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 victory over two-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray to level the best-of-five quarterfinal at 2-2 before...
  • Fognini gives Italy lead over Britain in Davis Cup 05-04-2014 09:42 AM

    Naples: Fabio Fognini overcame an injury and tough resistance from James Ward to give Italy a 1-0 lead over Britain on the rain-delayed opening day of their Davis Cup quarter-final on Friday. Andy Murray's match against Andreas Seppi was then suspended due to poor light with the British No. 1...
  • Nadal beats Fognini to cruise through in Miami 26-03-2014 10:43 AM

    Unruffled by a bomb scare that locked down the Sony Open late on Tuesday, world number one Rafael Nadal brushed past Italy's Fabio Fognini 6-2, 6-2 to join Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray in the last eight. Officials announced a suspicious package had been left near the main...
  • Fabio Fognini defeats Leonardo Mayer in final on clay in Chile 10-02-2014 09:51 AM

    Chile: 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...
  • Fognini reaches final with victory over Almagro 09-02-2014 08:47 AM

    Vina Del Mar (Chile): Top-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy defeated No. 3 Nicolas Almagro of Spain 6-4, 1-6, 7-6(5) on Saturday to reach the final of the Royal Guard Open clay-court tournament. Fognini will be playing on Sunday for his third ATP singles title. The other two came last season...
  • Top-seeded Fabio Fognini reaches quarter-finals in Chile 07-02-2014 10:40 AM

    Chile: Top-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy defeated Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia 6-4, 7-6 (0) on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the Royal Guard Open. Fognini will face No. 5 Jeremy Chardy of France, who moved into the final eight by beating Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 6-3. 7-6(5). Third-seeded...
  • Italy qualify for Davis Cup quarter-finals 03-02-2014 10:52 AM

    Buenos Aires: Italian tennis player Fabio Fognini defeated in four sets Argentine player Carlos Berlocq and granted Italy the qualification to Davis Cup quarter-finals. Italians will now face the winning team between Britain and the USA, as reported on Sunday. With a score of 7-6, 4-6, 6-1 and 6-4, Fognini...
  • Britain end 28-year absence from Davis Cup quarters 03-02-2014 10:16 AM

    Britain beat the United States to reach the Davis Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 1986 on Sunday as Japan finished off an injury-hit Canada to set up a maiden appearance in the last eight. They joined holders Czech Republic, Italy and Kazakhstan as Sunday's other qualifiers and Switzerland,...
  • Fabio Fognini's retirement sends Yuki Bhambri to Chennai Open quarters 02-01-2014 07:49 PM

    Chennai: Yuki Bhambri became only the third Indian to reach the singles quarter-finals of an ATP World Tour event at home, after winning his second round against an unfit world number 16 Fabio Fognini, here Thursday. It was the biggest win of Yuki's career when the formidable Italian, who struggled...
  • Janko Tipsarevic, Stanislas Wawrinka to play in Chennai Open 21-11-2013 04:12 PM

    Chennai: Defending champion Janko Tipsarevic along with world number 8 Stanislas Wawrinka, Mikhail Youzhny (15) and Fabio Fognini (16) will compete in the 19th edition of the Aircel Chennai Open, starting December 30. A total of 21 players from the draw released on Thursday are ATP ranked between eight and...
  • Paes-Nestor ousted from China Open 05-10-2013 05:39 PM

    Beijing: Leander Paes and Daniel Nestor's bid to win their second title of the season together failed as they lost the semi-finals of the China Open to Italian pair of Fabio Fognini and Andreas Seppi, here on Saturday. The top-seeded Indo-Canadian pair lost 6-3, 5-7, 8-10 to the unseeded rivals...
  • Nadal, Djokovic, Serena reach China Open semis 04-10-2013 04:25 PM

    Beijing: Rafael Nadal stayed on course to wrest the top ranking from Novak Djokovic by rallying for a 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 win over Fabio Fognini of Italy in the China Open quarter-finals on Friday. Nadal, who needs to reach the final to have a chance of regaining No. 1 for...
  • Fognini advances at St. Petersburg Open 17-09-2013 08:09 PM

    St. Petersburg: Top-seeded Fabio Fognini beat qualifier Dominic Inglot 6-4, 6-4 on Tuesday in the first round of the St. Petersburg Open. Fognini, the runner-up last year, broke Inglot early in each set and saved the only break point he faced late in the second set. The 17th-ranked Italian is...
  • Tommy Robredo routs Fabio Fognini to win Croatia Open 29-07-2013 09:05 AM

    Umag: Tommy Robredo won the Croatia Open on Sunday, beating Fabio Fognini of Italy 6-0, 6-3 for his 12th career title and second this year. The Spaniard won the opening set in only 18 minutes, losing just six points with Fognini helpless to reverse the rout from the clay-court baseline....
  • Fognini, Seppi into Croatia Open semi-finals 26-07-2013 11:41 PM

    Umag, Croatia: Seeded Italian players Andreas Seppi and Fabio Fognini reached the semi-finals of the Croatia Open on Friday. The second-seeded Seppi advanced after Horacio Zeballos retired while trailing 6-5 in the first set. The Argentine had two set points at 5-4. Fognini, seeded No. 3, defeated Martin Klizan of...
  • Fognini, Klizan at Croatia Open quarter-finals 24-07-2013 11:30 PM

    Umag, Croatia: Third-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy and sixth-seeded Martin Klizan of Slovenia advanced to the quarter-finals of the Croatia Open on Wednesday. Fognini defeated Thiemo de Bakker of the Netherlands 7-5, 6-3, while Klizan rallied to beat Leonardo Mayer of Argentina 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (3). Fognini made several unforced...
  • Fabio Fognini beats Federico Delbonis to win Hamburg final 21-07-2013 09:08 PM

    Hamburg, Germany: Fabio Fognini saved three match points before beating Argentine qualifier Federico Delbonis 4-6, 7-6 (8), 6-2 on Sunday to win the German Tennis Championships for his second title in two weeks. The 12th-seeded Italian extended his winning run to 10 matches. He won his first career title, also...
  • Roger Federer loses to qualifier in Hamburg semis 20-07-2013 08:37 PM

    Hamburg, Germany: Roger Federer lost to Argentine qualifier Federico Delbonis 7-6 (7), 7-6 (4) on Saturday in the semi-finals of the German Tennis Championships. Federer, a four-time champion in Hamburg, was outplayed by the 114th-ranked left-hander who advanced to his first career final. "He played well, he was a little...
  • Fabio Fognini beats Nicolas Almagro to reach Hamburg final 20-07-2013 07:21 PM

    Germany: Fabio Fognini moved within one win of his second title in two weeks when he beat third-seeded Nicolas Almagro of Spain 6-4, 7-6 (1) in the first semifinal of the German Tennis Championships on Saturday. He will play against qualifier Federico Delbonis in the final, who upset Roger Federer...
  • Fabio Fognini wins Mercedes Cup for 1st title 14-07-2013 10:47 PM

    Stuttgart: Fabio Fognini came from behind to beat second-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany in three sets in the final of the ATP Mercedes Cup on Sunday for his first career title. The fifth-seeded Italian won 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 on the sun-drenched clay court after taking a decisive 4-1 lead in...
  • Fognini to face Kohlschreiber in Mercedes Cup final 13-07-2013 10:47 PM

    Germany: Second-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber and fifth-seeded Fabio Fognini will contest the final of the ATP Mercedes Cup. Kohlschreiber defeated Victor Hanescu of Romania 6-3, 6-3 in Saturday's semifinals to become the first German in the Stuttgart final since Tommy Haas in 1999. Kohlschreiber has lost the other two finals he...
  • Fabio Fognini reaches final of Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart 13-07-2013 08:16 PM

    Stuttgart, Germany: Fifth-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy beat 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 his third final and the first this season. Fognini...
  • Fognini beats Haas to reach Stuttgart semi-finals 12-07-2013 09:47 PM

    Germany: Fabio Fognini of Italy beat top-seeded Tommy Haas of Germany 6-4, 6-2 on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the Mercedes Cup. Haas saved four match points before sending a backhand wide to send Fognini into his third semifinal of the year. He lost the previous two, in Acapulco...
  • Rafael Nadal reaches last 16 of French Open 01-06-2013 11:52 PM

    Paris: Rafael Nadal came from behind yet again at the French Open and reached the fourth round by beating Fabio Fognini of Italy 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday. After dropping the opening set in his first two matches, Nadal trailed 4-2 and was down a break at 6-5 before...
  • Vulnerable Nadal needs to find form against Fognini 01-06-2013 09:30 AM

    Paris: After two lacklustre performances and an out-of-character rant at organisers all eyes will be on Rafael Nadal to see if the claycourt matador or this week's vulnerable impostor shows up to face Fabio Fognini on Saturday. Seven-times champion Nadal let his feelings be known after Parisian downpours and lop-sided...
  • Nadal sails through in Monte Carlo, Berdych sinks 18-04-2013 06:12 PM

    Monte Carlo: Rafael Nadal calmly continued his bid for a ninth consecutive crown at the Monte Carlo Masters with a 6-2 6-4 third-round victory over Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany on Thursday The Spanish world number five recorded his 44th win in a row in the first big claycourt event of...