Who Is Fulvia Fognini? Fabio Fognini Sister- Parents And Family

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Fabio Fognini sister Fulvia Fognini is younger than the athlete, but she has always stood firm whenever he needed her support.

Fabio Fognini is an Italian professional tennis player who was born on 24 May 1987 in the Mediterranean coastal city of Sanremo, Italy.

His fascination with playing tennis came as early as when he was four years old. The player is also a major fan of soccer. He supports the team of Inter Milan and Genoa CFC.

Moreover, Fognini loves motorbike racing and is a major fan of the Italian Moto GP racer Valentino Rossi.

Fabio Fognini In The Middle Of A Game
Fabio Fognini In The Middle Of A Game (Source: Instagram)

The player can speak fluently in four different languages, which are Italian, English, Spanish, and French.

He is also popularly known by the nickname “Fogna” which means sewer in Italian.

In 2019, Fognini became the oldest player to enter the top 10 for the first time, as well as the first Italian to do so since Barazzutti in 1979. He was thirty-nine at the time. 

Additionally, he also became the first Italian ATP Masters 1000 champion, defeating Nadal for the third time on clay on his way to the 2019 Monte Carlo title.

Fulvia Fognini: The Sister Of Fabio Fognini

Fulvia Fognini is the gorgeous younger sister of Fabio. They were born into the family of mother Silvana Fognini and father Fulvio Fognini, who happens to be a businessman.

She has a husband whose first name seems to be Giuseppe, and they got married on September 6, 2018.

The couple is blessed with two lovely children. The elder one is a son named Francesco, and the younger one is a daughter named Futura. 

She, along with her husband and kids, is currently living in Arma di Taggia of Milan.

Fabio Fognini Sister Fulvia Fognini With Her Husband Giuseppe And Two Children Francesco And Futurama
Fabio Fognini Sister Fulvia Fognini With Her Husband Giuseppe And Two Children, Francesco And Futurama (Source: Instagram)

Fulvia went to IULM University, where she completed her

She also got her in 2014 from the same university.

Fulvia is a very loving mother and a caring wife. She seems to be very invested in her family life, and she loves spending time with them.

She is showing all of this on her Instagram handle, which goes by @fulviafognini, where she has a massive following of around 10.1K followers. 
Fulvia seems to love traveling with her family. Her feed is filled with pictures of her going on amazing adventures with her husband and children.

Meet Flavia Pennetta Wife Of Fabio Fognini

The wife of Fabio is Flavia Pennetta, who does not pale in any way if we start making comparisons with her husband because she is in a league of her own. 

Former professional tennis player Flavia Pennetta was born on 25 February 1982  in Brindisi, Italy. 

She first played tennis when she was five years old, and Monica Seles is her all-time favorite player.

Flavia has also competed against legends like Serena Williams.

Fabio Fognini With His Wife Flavia
Fabio Fognini With His Wife Flavia (Source: Instagram)

In her past relationship, she used to once date Carlos Moyá. She talked about the devastating breakup in her memoir Dritto al cuore (Straight to the Heart) after the two parted ways in 2007. 

Early in 2014, Pennetta started dating ATP tennis player Fabio Fognini. Then they got engaged in 2015, saw the engagement of Pennetta and Fognini, and 

In June 2016, the couple married in a farmhouse near Fasano, which held about 200 recipients. She was in a white dress with a very long veil, and he in was in a blue suit.

Fabio is 6 years younger than his wife. In 2017, Pennetta gave birth to a boy. Their daughter was born in 2019, and in 2021 they welcomed their third child, another daughter. 

Bibek Dhoj Thapa
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