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Dominic Thiem: 2018's Iron Man | ATP World Tour | Tennis

Dominic Thiem is the Iron Man of the 2018 season.<p>Nobody has played more matches (42) or won more total games (597) than the 24-year-old Austrian. He …

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Cilic stands firm to withstand Fognini fightback

PARIS (Reuters) - Croatian Marin Cilic withstood an inspired comeback by Italian maverick Fabio Fognini to reach the French Open quarter-finals on Monday for the second year running with a 6-4 6-1 3-6 6-7(4) 6-3 victory.<p>Third seed Cilic was pushed to five sets for only the second time at Roland …

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British No 1 Kyle Edmund dumped out of French Open 2018 in five set slugfest defeat to Fabio Fognini

Kyle Edmund lost a painful five-set slugfest with Fabio Fognini to see the last British singles player crash out of the French Open.<p>Both players …

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Kyle Edmund suffers French Open exit at hands of Fabio Fognini

Kyle Edmund suffers French Open exit at hands of Fabio Fognini after five set thriller ends British involvement in singles at Roland-Garros<p><b>Kyle</b> …

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Marin Cilic cruises into French Open last 16 with straight-set thrashing of Steve Johnson

Marin Cilic cruises into French Open last 16 with straight-set thrashing of Steve Johnson to set up showdown with Italian Fabio Fognini<p><b>Marin Cilic</b> …

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French Open 2018: Kyle Edmund beaten by Fabio Fognini in third round

<b>British number one Kyle Edmund missed out on a first appearance in the French Open last 16 as he lost a five-set thriller to Italy's Fabio Fognini.</b><p>Edmund lost 6-3 4-6 3-6 6-4 6-4 in a fluctuating contest with the Italian 18th seed at Roland Garros.<p>The 23-year-old Yorkshireman has reached his first …

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Fabio Fognini was delighted to reach the second week at Roland Garros alongside compatriot Marco Cecchinato – the first time in over 40 years Italy have two players in the last 16 of the French Open. Asked how his compatriot Cecchinato can get better, Fognini was typically humorous in his answer: “He has to improve to play on the other surfaces. He never plays good on the other surfaces. My suggestion now is to be focused to improve on hard court, because I think he can play really good on hard court, on indoor. Grass doesn't matter, it's only one tournament!”

Fabio Fognini was delighted to reach the second week at Roland Garros alongside compatriot Marco Cecchinato – the first time in over 40 years Italy …

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Cilic into Slam last-16 for 20th time

PARIS (AFP) -<p>Third seed Marin Cilic reached the fourth round of a Grand Slam for the 20th time on Saturday with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 win over Steve Johnson of the United States at the French Open.<p>Former US Open champion Cilic will face Italian 18th seed Fabio Fognini for a place in the quarter-finals.

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Kyle Edmund tipped to be a top 10 hit by John McEnroe as he prepares for Fabio Fognini clash

'He's got a great shot': Kyle Edmund tipped to be a top 10 hit by John McEnroe as he prepares to face fiery Fabio Fognini at the French Open<p><b>Kyle</b> …

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Tennis Podcast: French Open day six - Can Kyle Edmund overcome the considerable threat of Fabio Fognini?

It was another intriguing day at Roland Garros, and once again the spotlight was on second seed Alexander Zverev. After coming through a 5-setter …

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Fabio Fognini continues the superhero theme at the French Open

FABIO FOGNINI continued the superhero theme of this year's French Open as his outfit in the second round appeared to be inspired by comic book …

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ATP Firsts: Fabio Fognini

Italian Fabio Fognini has troubled the greatest of players on a clay court. Fognini has beaten Rafael Nadal twice, and pushed the Spaniard to three …

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Gojowczyk Forges Past Fognini, Into Geneva Final

Peter Gojowczyk's run of form in Geneva continues, as the World No. 49 defeated second seed Fabio Fognini 6-4, 6-4 in one hour and 33 minutes to book …

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Italian Open: Nadal survives Fognini scare, Sharapova prevails in a three-hour marathon

Nadal continued his clay domination, rallying from a set down to beat Italian Fognini 4-6, 6-1, 6-2<p>Rafael Nadal continued his clay domination on …

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Stan Wawrinka takes Geneva wild card; Goffin, Shapovalov withdraw

Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka has taken a wildcard into his home tournament next week inGeneva, which will be just his second clay-court event of …

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Italian Open: Rafael Nadal to play Novak Djokovic in Rome

Rafael Nadal reached his first Italian Open semi-final since 2014 with a hard-fought victory against home player Fabio Fognini in Rome.

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Hot Shot: Nadal Never Gives Up For Backhand Winner

Watch Hot Shot as Rafael Nadal proves that no part of the court is safe on Friday for the first serve break against Fabio Fognini at the …

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Rafael Nadal into Italian Open semi-final after beating Fabio Fognini

Rafael Nadal comes from set behind to defeat Fabio Fognini and book semi-final spot in the Italian Open<p><b>Rafael Nadal is in the semi-finals of the</b> …

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Nadal Explains How He Overcame Fognini In Rome 2018

Top seed Rafael Nadal reacts to his quarter-final win against home favourite Fabio Fognini at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia. Watch live tennis at …

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Rafael Nadal fights back to down Fabio Fognini and remain on Novak Djokovic collision course

Rafael Nadal remained on a collision course with Novak Djokovic by overcoming a first-set blip to ultimately comfortably dispatch Fabio Fognini and …

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Italian Open: Nadal brushes aside Shapovalov challenge to enter quarters, Djokovic advances

The 31-year-old will face Italian Fabio Fognini in the last eight.<p>Rafael Nadal brushed aside the challenge of Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov with …

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Nadal Pleased With Shapovalov Triumph

Seven-time Internazionali BNL d'Italia champion Rafael Nadal reflects on his win against #NextGenATP Canadian Denis Shapovalov on Thursday and …

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Ramos, Fognini pull off upsets in Italian Open 2nd round

Rome, May 16 (IANS) Spain's Albert Ramos and Italy's Fabio Fognini pulled off upset victories on Wednesday to advance to the third round of the …

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Rafael Nadal cruises through to last 16 of the Italian Open

Rafael Nadal cruises through to last 16 of the Italian Open as Dominic Thiem crashes out to Fabio Fognini<p><b>Rafael Nadal's clay court season is back on</b> …

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Highlights: Djokovic Dominates, Fabio Earns Win No. 300 In Rome

Watch highlights as Novak Djokovic, a four-time Internazionali BNL d'Italia champion, gets off to a good start Monday with a straightforward victory …

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Italian tennis player Fabio Fognini would coach Nick Kyrgios after retirement

Controversial Italian tennis star Fabio Fognini says he would consider coaching Australian Nick Kyrgios after retirement.<p>Kyrgios hasn't had a coach …

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Davis Cup: Lucas Pouille sends France into semi-final with four-set win over Italy's Fabio Fognini

<b>Genoa:</b> Lucas Pouille sent France into the Davis Cup semi-final on the strength of his four-set defeat of Italy's Fabio Fognini in Genoa on …

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Spain join France, Croatia in semis after epic Ferrer win

(Reuters) - David Ferrer toppled Philipp Kohlschreiber in a thrilling five-hour marathon decider as Spain roared back from 2-1 down in their Davis Cup tie against Germany to reach the semi-finals on Sunday.<p>After world number one Rafael Nadal put Alexander Zverev firmly in his place with a 6-1 6-4 …

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Davis Cup: Lucas Pouille beats racket-throwing Fabio Fognini to reach semis

GENOA, Italy (AP) — Lucas Pouille kept his focus when Fabio Fognini began throwing his racket in frustration during a 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (3), 6-3 victory that put France into the Davis Cup semifinals Sunday.<p>Defending champion France took an insurmountable 3-1 lead in the best-of-five series with …

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Record-setter Nadal roars back, Italy hold France

By Zoran Milosavljevic<p>(Reuters) - Spain's Rafael Nadal returned to action with a 6-2 6-2 6-3 Davis Cup win over Germany's Philip Kohlschreiber on …

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