What is there to know about Fabio Fognini? He is the languid, deviant pirate of tennis. With a skull headband wrapped around his dome, he does a stout little swagger around the court. He does not swing his racket very dramatically, but very dramatic things happen to the ball after it leaves his racket. And when in his…
Congratulations, Fabio Fognini! You might be ranked 16th in the world, but this was quite possibly the most amazing thing any player's ever accomplished.
Take note, aspiring tennisfolk, because this is the kind of thing that happens for you if you're on a 41-match win streak in 2011.