Fabio Fognini missed the chance to be the 1⃣st ever 🇮🇹male player reaching semifinal at Rogers Cup (formely Canadian Open) in the Open-era! He is the 3⃣rd 🇮🇹 who was so close:
1972 Adriano Panatta lost in QF vs Ilie Năstase
1973 Paolo Bertolucci lost in QF vs Cliff Drysdale
1975 Adriano Panatta lost in QF vs Manuel Orantes
1976 Paolo Bertolucci lost in QF vs Jaime Fillol Sr.
2019 Fabio Fognini lost in QF vs Rafael Nadal