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Fabio Fognini fined $24,000 for actions during US Open loss

Fognini, known as a volatile player, was fined $27,500 by Wimbledon in 2014 for his outbursts during a first-round victory.

Edited by: India TV Sports Desk, Washington [Published on:02 Sep 2017, 3:53 PM IST]
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Fabio Fognini after his loss in the US Open.Photo:AP

Fabio Fognini has been fined $24,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct during his first-round loss at the U.S. Open. The shuttler was frustrated with the calls made by the umpire which resulted in the in a verbal argument according to media reports.

The Italian was cited Friday by the International Tennis Federation for three conduct violations, including one incident in which he insulted a female chair umpire. His fines were for $15,000, $5,000 and $4,000.

Fognini, the No. 22-seed, lost to fellow Italian Stefano Travaglia 6-4, 7-6 (8), 3-6, 6-0 on Wednesday.

Fognini, known as a volatile player, was fined $27,500 by Wimbledon in 2014 for his outbursts during a first-round victory.

(With AP Inputs).

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