Fabio Fognini is an Italian tennis player with a career-high singles ranking of No.9, which he reached in July 2019. He is also an accomplished doubles player with a career-high rank of No.7, reached in July 2015. He has a Grand Slam doubles title, and the 2015 Australian Open Men’s Doubles, and he has also made semifinal appearances in the French Open and US Open doubles events.
Fabio Fognini was born on May 24, 1987, in Sanremo, Italy. He stands 178 cm and his weight was last listed at 79 kg. He is a right-handed player and the doubles specialist has a two-handed backhand.
He is coached by German Gaich and since he turned pro in 2004, he has earned $17,069,121. As of July 2022, he is ranked No.34 on the list of all-time earners in tennis. Aside from tennis, he is a fan of motorbike racing and is a supporter of Valentino Rossi.
As a junior player, he reached the quarter-finals of both the Australian Open Boy’s and French Open Boy’s singles events. He reached a junior ranking of No.8 in the world.
He started his professional career playing in the Futures and Challenger tournaments. He broke into the Top 100 in 2007, finishing the year at No.94. In 2008, he reached his first doubles final but injuries forced him to miss out on major events including the French Open.
In 2009, he won the San Benedetto Challenger Title. He had an amazing 2010, amassing 50 wins in total and making it to the third round of Wimbledon. The following year, he reached the quarter-final of Roland Garros. In the same year, he reached the semifinals of the US Open men’s doubles.
He broke into the Top 20 in 2013 and 2014, he won his third ATP title. 2015 is marked not only by him winning the Australian Open men’s doubles title but also by winning over Rafael Nadal several times that year.
In 2016, he played in the Rio Olympics, reaching the third round as a singles player and the quarterfinals as a doubles player. He would represent his country in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics again. In 2017, his temper got the better of him after his loss to Stefano Travagila in the US Open and he was fined and suspended for his behavior.
He bounced back and in 2019, he finally broke into the Top 10, reaching his singles career-high rank of No.9. In 2022, He had his 199th career win.
- Highest Singles Ranking: 9 (July 15,2019)
- Current Singles Ranking: 63 (July 9,2022)
Best Grand Slam Singles Performances
- Australian Open - 4R (2014, 2018,2020, 2021)
- French Open - QF (2011)
- Wimbledon - 3R (2010, 2014, 2017,2018, 2019, 2021)
- US Open - 4R (2015)
Other Singles Tournaments
- Olympic Games - 3R (2016, 2021)
- Highest Doubles Ranking: 7 (July 20,2015)
- Current Doubles Ranking: 33 (July 9,2022)
Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances
- Australian Open - W (2015)
- French Open - SF (2015)
- Wimbledon - 2R (2014)
- US Open - SF (2011)
Other Doubles Tournaments
- Tour Finals - RR (2015)
- Olympic Games - QF (2016)
Best Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Performances
- Australian Open - 2R (2013, 2016)
- Wimbledon - 2R (2012, 2013)
- Davis Cup - SF (2014)