WTI Magazine #50    2014 December, 26Author : Simone Calliosto Manca      Translation by:   2014 was a year full of sports: certainly not the absolute best of the last years for our country, but still with important and recognized successes. The characters on the cover are certainly these: Federica Pellegrini, Vincenzo Nibali, Marco Belinelli,...

Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini won the men's doubles title on Saturday at the Australian Open. The Italian duo came away with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over the French tandem of Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut in the final.   They became the first Italian pairing to win a Grand Slam doubles crown since Nicola Pietrangeli and Orlando...

The two nations were paired together when the names were drawn on Tuesday and the Americans, who won in Argentina at the weekend to move into the play-offs, will need to get past a team that lifted the trophy as recently as 2013 if they are to regain their place in the World Group.   Much will depend on whether world number one Serena Willia...

For Italians, and Romans in particular, the Open is not just a tennis tournament where champions are crowned and a piece of history of the game is written. The "Internazionali", as the Italian Open is commonly referred to over there, is much more than that. It's a society event.   Tennis fans come from all over the country to pack the stands...

Indian Wells (United States) (AFP) - Italy's Flavia Pennetta routed world number three Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2, 6-1 on Sunday to win the Indian Wells WTA crown.   Pennetta, 32, claimed the biggest title of her career, needing just one hour and 13 minutes to blow past Poland's second-seeded Radwanska, who was hobbled by a left leg injury. &n...

Bjorn Fratangelo is ready to make a new career highlight. After a 2013 season in which he won two singles titles and had two runner-up finishes at USTA Pro Circuit events, Fratangelo has bounced back from a slow start to 2014 because of injuries to win a singles and doubles title in Italy and advance to today's finals of the Ursula Beck Pro Tennis...