Ther are good news for the tennis fans in Marseille that will have the chance to see many top players during the upcoming ATP250 event. Fabio Fognini announced his participation in the tournament that will take place on the 17 of February.
The Italian will join some top players such as Stefanos Tsitsipas, Daniil Medvedev, Denis Shapovalov and Felix-Auger Aliassime. In addition, the local fans will have the opportunity to see the rising star Jannik Sinner in action as the young Italian received a well-deserved wildcard.
The defending champion is Stefanos Tsitsipas that this year won the title after defeating Mikhail Kukushkin 7-5 7-6 (5).
Fabio Fognini’s ranking and performance in 2019
Ranked no.12, Fabio played his last match on the 30th of October when he lost to Denis Shapovalov 3-6 6-3 6-3 in the 2nd round in Paris.
This year Fabio has a 29-22 win-loss record. Fabio conquered 1 title in Carlo.
Tsitsipas in London, ranking, and results in 2019
Tsitsipas will play Nadal in the Round Robin. The head to head is 4-1 for Nadal.
The last time that they locked horns, Nadal won 6-3 6-4 in the semifinal in Rome on the 18th May 2019.
Stefanos clinched 2 titles in 2019 in Marseille and in Estoril. Stefanos was the finalist in Dubai, in Madrid and in Beijing.
Fabio Fognini and Stefanos Tsitsipas played each other 2 times. The head to head is 2-0 for Tsitsipas.
The last time that they played each other, Stefanos Tsitsipas won 6-4 6-3 in the 3rd round in Rome on the 16th May 2019.
Fabio Fognini and Stefanos Tsitsipas
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