When asked for his favorite memory of the quartet - Francesca Schiavone, Flavia Pennetta, Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani - who carried the Italian flag at the top of the WTA Tour for over a decade, Internazionali BNL d'Italia tournament director and former Fed Cup captain Sergio Palmieri is momentarily lost for words. "Too many, too many!" he laughs...

In a first-person essay, Bianca Turati wrote that she arrived at Texas as a “shy Italian girl who could barely speak English.” The All-American tennis star now has the confidence and credentials to conquer the world. Turati announced Wednesday that “my incredible journey at Texas has come to an end” and will go pro. “It is time for me to end a chap...

Jannik Sinner is only 18, but the young tennis star has already drawn comparisons with none other than Roger Federer. His rise up the rankings of the men’s ATP Tour has been nothing short of meteoric. When 2019 began, Sinner was almost unknown in tennis circles. Things started to change when he gained a victory against top 10 player Gael Monfils at...

While COVID-19 has forced us all to social distance, it hasn’t stopped some people from keeping their tennis game sharp. Two neighbours in Finale Ligure, Italy have been captured on video playing a friendly game of tennis on their ROOFTOPS! Now that’s what we call talent… and social distancing ingenuity!

Free time is hard to come by in Olivia Vizzini’s world. The Vernon senior admittedly is not one to enjoy sitting around. That’s why you’ll find her involved in some way outside of the classrooms at Vernon Township High School, whether it be on the softball diamond or volleyball court, in addition to other extracurricular activities such as leadersh...

Fabio Fognini played a great 2019 and reached the Top 10 for the first time in his career. A few days ago, the Italian announced the birth of his second daughter Farah with his wife Flavia Pennetta. At the Monte Carlo Masters, he defeated Dušan Lajović in the final in straight sets, winning the biggest title of his career and becoming the first Ita...

Wildcard Jannik Sinner completed a dream run when he beat top-seeded Alex de Minaur to win the final of the Next Gen tournament for the season's best Under-21 players on Saturday. To the delight of the home crowd, the Italian won 4-2 4-1 4-2 to become the third winner of the tournament after South Korean Chung Hyeon and Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas. In...

Since the beginning of ATP ranking — dating back 1973 — only 41 Italian tennis players have made it to the top 100. But the good news is that ten of them are still playing at the present time. They proudly represent the new golden age of Italian tennis which began in 2006, under the sign of women players. That year, Italy won the first of its four...

Matteo Berrettini describes his mental coach as a big help and a best friend. They’ve been speaking on the phone before and after every match during Berrettini’s run to his first Grand Slam semifinal. They’ll have a lot to chat about when it comes to this latest victory.  Berrettini, a 23-year-old from Rome, gave Italy a spot in the men’s final fou...

Italian men's tennis is experiencing a moment of great health. Fabio Fognini, at 32, crowned the dreams of entering in the top-10 of the ATP Ranking this year, and only two months earlier he had won his first ATP Masters 1000 title in Monte Carlo. The experience of Fognini, of Andreas Seppi and other Italian veterans such as Simone Bolelli and Paol...