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Fabio Fognini Biography

Fabio 'The Fog' Fognini is a professional tennis player and the current Italian No. 2. Fognini started playing tennis at the age of four and debuted professionally in 2004 and went on to play in a a variety of Futures and Challenger tournaments, winning his first Futures title in 2005 at Spain #1 and another at Italy #9. Later that year, he also finished runner-up at Italy #3 and qualified for his first ATP Challenger tournament at Palermo. The next year, Fognini he also finished runner-up at Italy #3 and qualified for his first ATP Challenger tournament at Palermo. In 2007, he qualified for the 2007 French Open to make his first appearance in a Grand Slam event. He was successful at winning the Turin and Genova challengers in 2008. The year 2011 can be regarded as Fognini's breakthrough year. He reached the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam event for the first time at the 2011 French Open and dramatically beat Spaniard Albert Montañés in a match lasting 4 hours and 22 minutes. In 2012, the Fog went on to reach the third round of the US Open, a career-best performance. The start of the indoor hardcourt season saw Fognini reach his second final of the year at St. Petersburg, finishing runner-up to Martin Kližan.

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French Open 2017: 5 matchups we would love to watch
French Open 2017: 5 matchups we would love to watch
Here are five matchups we would love to see at the French Open.
Australian Open 2017: Seeds who crumbled on Day 2
Australian Open 2017: Seeds who crumbled on Day 2
With Day 3 underway, let's take a look at some of the seeds who were eliminated from Day 2 of the Australian Open.
Grand Slam winner Flavia Pennetta expecting first child with husband Fabio Fognini
Grand Slam winner Flavia Pennetta expecting first child with husband Fabio Fognini
This will be the first child for the pair, who married in 2015.
Rio Olympics: Sania-Bopanna's campaign opener postponed due to rain
Rio Olympics: Sania-Bopanna's campaign opener postponed due to rain
5 Funniest moments in Wimbledon history
5 Funniest moments in Wimbledon history
We look at some of the lighter moments throughout Wimbledon's rich history.
Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal, Kei Nishikori book quarter-final berths
Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal, Kei Nishikori book quarter-final berths
Indian doubles ace Rohan Bopanna's campaign came to an end as he and Jean-Julien Rojer bowed out in the quarters
Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal, Kei Nishikori enter third round
Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal, Kei Nishikori enter third round
While Nishikori is eyeing a hattrick, Nadal is looking for his ninth title at Barcelona.
Barcelona Open: Can Rafael Nadal clinch his 9th title?
Barcelona Open: Can Rafael Nadal clinch his 9th title?
A week after winning the Monte Carlo Masters, Rafael Nadal will look to annex the Barcelona title for the ninth time
Monte Carlo Masters: Federer makes winning return, Murray struggles
Monte Carlo Masters: Federer makes winning return, Murray struggles
While Federer cruises, Murray drops a set to reach the third round at Monte Carlo
2015 China Open: Rafael Nadal through to the final
2015 China Open: Rafael Nadal through to the final
Details from the semifinal between Rafael Nadal and Fabio Fognini.
Nadal vs Fognini 5.0 at the China Open: Can Fognini do a US Open repeat?
Nadal vs Fognini 5.0 at the China Open: Can Fognini do a US Open repeat?
Nadal defeated American Jack Sock today and will next play his old foe Fabio Fognini, who ousted the former No. 1 at the US Open this year.
5 biggest upsets at the US Open 2015
5 biggest upsets at the US Open 2015
World No. 1 Serena Williams crashed out in the semi-finals of the Open Seeds seemed to be just a number at this year's US Open as several top- ...
US Open Round of 16 Day 1 round-up: Djokovic through, all-Williams QF ahead
US Open Round of 16 Day 1 round-up: Djokovic through, all-Williams QF ahead
The famed Williams rivalry is now the biggest draw to look out for as we move into the quarter-finals as younger sister Serena looks for her first Calendar Slam.
Biggest US Open upset yet: An analysis of Fognini v. Nadal
Biggest US Open upset yet: An analysis of Fognini v. Nadal
A blow-by-blow analysis of what happened as 8th seed Rafael Nadal went down to Italian stallion Fabio Fognini.
US Open 2015: Round of 16 Day 1 preview - Will Williams, Djokovic and Fognini fire?
US Open 2015: Round of 16 Day 1 preview - Will Williams, Djokovic and Fognini fire?
With the fourth round clashes slated to begin, top seeds Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic are up for play, as are Venus Williams and reigning US Open champ Martin Cilic.
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