Fabio Fognini

  • Fabio Fognini, qualifier Cuevas in Croatia Open last 4 4 days ago

    Umag: Top-seeded Fabio Fognini rallied to defeat Borna Coric of Croatia 5-7, 7-6 (4), 6-3 in the quarter-finals of the Croatia Open on Friday. Defending champion Tommy Robredo also advanced to the last four after beating fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta 6-1, 6-4. The 18th-ranked Robredo next faces third-seeded Marin Cilic, who...
  • Roberto Bautista Agut through to Stuttgart final July 12, 2014

    Stuttgart: Roberto Bautista Agut defeated defending champion Fabio Fognini 6-3, 6-4 to reach the final of the Mercedes Cup on Saturday. The third-seeded Spaniard won almost three quarters of his service points and saved five break points in his victory over the top-seeded Italian in 1 hour, 14 minutes. Bautista Agut was...
  • Fabio Fognini, Roberto Bautista Agut to meet in Stuttgart semis July 11, 2014

    Germany: Defending champion Fabio Fognini eased into the semifinals of the Mercedes Cup on Friday with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Colombia's Santiago Giraldo. Fognini saved the only break point he faced and converted two of his six chances to beat the seventh-seeded Giraldo in 81 minutes, The top-seeded Italian, who is...
  • Italy's Fabio Fognini fined at Wimbledon June 26, 2014

    London: Fabio Fognini of Italy was fined a total of $27,500 by Wimbledon on Wednesday for outbursts during his first-round victory earlier in the week. Fognini, who is seeded 16th at the Grand Slam tournament, was docked twice for unsportsmanlike conduct - one penalty carrying a $20,000 price tag, the other...
  • Monfils keeps cool to beat Fognini at French Open May 31, 2014

    Paris: Gael Monfils of France advanced to the fourth round of the French Open by beating Fabio Fognini 5-7, 6-2, 6-4, 0-6, 6-2 on Saturday. Fognini was punished with a penalty point in the fifth set after throwing his racket in frustration following a forehand that went wide. The racket landed...
  • Martin Klizan beats Fabio Fognini to win BMW Open final May 4, 2014

    Munich: Slovakian qualifier Martin Klizan defeated top-seeded Fabio Fognini 2-6, 6-1, 6-2 in the BMW Open final on Sunday for his second ATP World Tour title. Klizan left center court briefly due to apparent stomach problems in the first set, before he rallied to win in just under 90 minutes. The 24-year-old...
  • Ferrer to start at Barcelona against Gabashvili April 22, 2014

    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. Third-seeded Fabio...
  • Fognini, Robredo into Monte Carlo second round April 15, 2014

    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 Goffin,...
  • Fabio Fognini survives scare to beat Joao Sousa in 1st round in Monaco April 14, 2014

    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 to...
  • Italy beat Britain 3-2 to reach Davis Cup semis April 6, 2014

    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 Andreas...
  • Fognini gives Italy lead over Britain in Davis Cup April 5, 2014

    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 leading...
  • Nadal beats Fognini to cruise through in Miami March 26, 2014

    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 entrance...
  • Fabio Fognini defeats Leonardo Mayer in final on clay in Chile February 10, 2014

    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 on...
  • Fognini reaches final with victory over Almagro February 9, 2014

    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 on...
  • Top-seeded Fabio Fognini reaches quarter-finals in Chile February 7, 2014

    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 Nicolas Almagro...
  • Italy qualify for Davis Cup quarter-finals February 3, 2014

    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 (15) defeated...
  • Britain end 28-year absence from Davis Cup quarters February 3, 2014

    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, Germany...
  • Fabio Fognini's retirement sends Yuki Bhambri to Chennai Open quarters January 2, 2014

    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 due...
  • Janko Tipsarevic, Stanislas Wawrinka to play in Chennai Open November 21, 2013

    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 89,...
  • Paes-Nestor ousted from China Open October 5, 2013

    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 in...
  • Nadal, Djokovic, Serena reach China Open semis October 4, 2013

    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 the...
  • Fognini advances at St. Petersburg Open September 17, 2013

    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 looking for...
  • Tommy Robredo routs Fabio Fognini to win Croatia Open July 29, 2013

    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...
  • Fognini, Seppi into Croatia Open semi-finals July 26, 2013

    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 Slovakia 6-4,...
  • Fognini, Klizan at Croatia Open quarter-finals July 24, 2013

    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 errors at...
  • Fabio Fognini beats Federico Delbonis to win Hamburg final July 21, 2013

    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 on...
  • Roger Federer loses to qualifier in Hamburg semis July 21, 2013

    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 more aggressive,"...
  • Fabio Fognini beats Nicolas Almagro to reach Hamburg final July 20, 2013

    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 in...
  • Fabio Fognini wins Mercedes Cup for 1st title July 14, 2013

    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 the...
  • Fognini to face Kohlschreiber in Mercedes Cup final July 13, 2013

    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 has...