A Brief History of Italian Tennis

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After several years in the doldrums, Italian tennis is in the ascendancy again. First, Turin successfully secured the rights to succeed London as the host city of the ATP Tour Finals from 2021 to 2025 (at least). Then, the fabulous Fabio Fognini, the great modern-day Italian master of clay-court tennis, won the biggest title of […] READ MORE


Andreas Seppi Has Been a Pillar of Consistency on the ATP Tour

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DELRAY BEACH– Most people think of Andreas Seppi as being able to pull off the occasional upset on the biggest stages in tennis, but what’s most impressive about the Italian is his longevity on tour. Seppi, who turned pro in 2002, has finished in the top 100 thirteen out of the past fourteen seasons. Nothing […] READ MORE


Ekaterina Makarova is a Dark Horse Still Standing at Wimbledon

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With seeds being scattered like confetti, the stoic Russian Ekaterina Makarova is making progress under the radar. This is, of course since her second second-round victory over Caroline Wozniacki in a Slam within a year. Makarova has shown that the Wozniacki victory was no fluke and looked good in defeating Lucie Safarova last round. Makarova […] READ MORE




Matteo Berrettini, an underrated NextGen talent

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Let’s discover an underrated young talent, Italian 21-year-old Matteo Berrettini. To become a tennis player is not easy; there are a lot of sacrifices to make and in the end only few lucky ones manage to get through all these difficulties. One of the toughest passages to do is becoming a professional player and end […] READ MORE


2014 Linz Finalist Camila Giorgi Falls in First Round.

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There are many types of players that continue to evolve on both the ATP and WTA tour. Some players choose to work their way into a point and use their defensive capabilities to their advantage. Other players like to control points with their undeniable power. Italy’s Camila Giorgi is one of a kind in that […] READ MORE