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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.

The video picks up with Fognini double-faulting. Then he double-faults again to fall to 0-30, and is so incensed, he launches the ball into the yonder. That earns him a code violation, his second of the match, so the penalty is a point. It's 0-40.


Fognini argues, apparently unaware that this was his second, but eventually serves on match point for Radek Stepanek. He steps on the service line for a foot fault. Then, just ready to get the hell out of Cincinnati, he purposely does it one last time. Stepanek took the game without having to touch the ball.


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