WIMBLEDON – Thomas Fabbiano took revenge on 2018, when it was his turn to greet Wimbledon, and eliminated the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, number 6 in the world rankings, in the first round. Grottaglie tennis player 's company, which in 3 hours and 23 minutes of play had the upper hand over the highly regarded opponent, after five very tight sets: 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-7 (8/10), 6 -3 the final result.
Fabbiano had two match points already during the tiebreak of the fourth set. He did not waste the third opportunity in the fifth, after tearing the service from Tsitsipas.
Fabbiano, the career of the Italian tennis player in pills.
In 2007, paired with the Belarusian Andrei Karatchenia he won the French Open boys, defeating the American Kellen Damico and the French Jonathan Eysseric in the final. It was No. 70 of the ranking on September 18, 2017. In singular, it won 12 Futures tournaments and six Challengers. In duplicate, he won three Challenger tournaments and five Futures.
In 2019, the season begins from the ATP 250 tournament in Auckland, where he tries in vain to get past the qualifying draw and lose to the decisive round by the German Maximilian Merteter. The position in the world rankings gives him direct access to the main board of the Australian Open where, eliminating the home player Jason Kubler in 4 sets, he wins his first career match in the Australian Major, the fifth at the Grand Slam level.
In the thirty-second, in five sets he defeated the American Reilly Opelka making his absolute debut in the third round of Melbourne, despite the 67 aces scored by the opponent. In the sixteenth rounds he surrenders in three sets to the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov.
After nine consecutive defeats in the first round, he returns to victory on the grass of the Eastbourne tournament. After qualifying at the expense of Kenny de Schepper and Juan Ignacio Londero, in the first round of the main draw he defeated James Ward in comeback and second Laslo Djere in two tie-breaks.
In the quarter-finals he has two sets of Gilles Simon reaching for the first time the semifinal of an ATP tournament, where he is defeated in three games by Sam Querrey. In the first round of the Wimbledon tournament he gets his first win against a top 10 by eliminating Stefanos Tsitsipas, No. 6 of the ATP rankings in five sets (source Wikipedia).
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