Fabio Fognini, the clay-court specialist from Italy is known for his unpredictable temperament as well as his style, speed, and movement on the court. Fognini is mainly known to lose his cool on occasion.
However, his baseline play and big groundstrokes helped him win many big matches in his career.
The Italian tied the knot with former grand slam champion Flavia Pennetta. Fabio Fognini’s wedding took place in Puglia in June 2016. One year later, the renowned tennis celebrity couple gave birth to their son, Frederico.
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Fabio Fognini has conquered nine ATP singles titles. His best Grand Slam result came at French Open 2011, where he reached the quarterfinals. Fabio Fognini, partnering with Simone Bolelli, won the 2015 Australian Open doubles championship as they become the first all-Italian men’s pair to win a major tournament in the Open era.
He won the Monte Carlo Masters 2019, which is by far the best result of his career.
The other eight titles have come in Stuttgart, Hamburg, Vina del Mar, Umag, Gstaad, Sao Paulo, Bastad, and Los Cabos.
Fognini’s highest ATP ranking to date is no. 9, achieved in 2019.
The Italian struggled with injury issues in 2020, and also underwent surgery. In the tournaments he played all year, Fognini could not quite make his mark. He reached the Round of 16 at the Australian Open.
He is ranked no. 17 in the world.
He has earned $15,040,330 worth of career prize-money so far. Fognini has an estimated net worth of $7 million.
In January 2017, Fognini signed a deal with the Japanese sports manufacturer brand, Asics as its new regional brand ambassador. Earlier in 2016, the Italian star had decided to change his longtime sponsor, Adidas, soon after he decided to split with his coach.
He also scored a sponsorship deal with Armani. He was selected to front a series of campaigns for fashion brand Armani.
Fognini also wore the EA7 Emporio Armani technical garments on the court throughout the 2019 season. He also has a deal with sports equipment company, Babolat.
In 2018, Fognini combined with other tennis stars and raised money for the benefit of the Bryan Bros. Foundation and golf legend Jack Nicklaus’ Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation, through a tennis tournament.
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Net Worth||$7 million|
|Residence||Arma di Taggia, Italy|
|Endorsements||Babolat, EA7 Emporio Armani, Asics|