Tag: Monte Carlo Masters
Fognini says his life is now complete with the presence of his wife and child.
Rafael Nadal, who has also won 11 French Open titles, was overwhelmed by Fabio Fognini, who entered centre court with all guns blazing.
The 48th-ranked Serb has reached his very first quarter-final.
The 11-time champion has not lost at the tournament since a 2015 semi-final defeat against Novak Djokovic.
Medvedev will be up against another Serb, Dusan Lajovic, for a place in the final.
The Serb could battle compatriot and world number one Novak Djokovic if the latter defeats Russia's Daniil Medvedev later.
Novak Djokovic may yet again win the Monte Carlo Masters after a brilliant victory over Taylor Fritz at the quarter-finals.
Playing his first match since injuring his knee at Indian Wells last month, Rafael Nadal showed no signs of rust.
Asia's tennis sensation Kei Nishikori's ranking is set to drop after the Japanese lost to French man Pierre-Hugues Herbert at the Monte Carlo Masters.
Novak Djokovic clinched the first set with penetrating groundstrokes from the baseline, but struggled with his serve in the second.
"I cant give you any feeling, it's been a rough year and a half for me, It's tough for me to get a clear view of how I am. It's all hard for me personally," said Nadal
The Serb, embroiled in ATP political issues as president of the Player Council, has admitted to recent distractions.
Alexander Zverev beat Jan-Lennard Struff to advance to a Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinal match against either Mischa Zverev or Richard Gasquet.
Grigor Dimitrov and Dominic Thiem beat Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Andrey Rublev respectively to advance to the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters.
Mischa Zverev advanced to the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters, where he will play against Lucas Pouille, by beating Felix Auger-Aliassime.