February 9, 2023

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“It’s a real sting.”

Italy’s loss to Canada in the Davis Cup left a mark on hearts and minds. Fabio Fognini. Thanks for the amazing success Lorenzo Sonego Harmful Denis Shapovalov In the opener of the semi-final against Canada, the blue team had the chance to close the score first. Lorenzo Musetti Then the pair created by Fognini and Simon Polelli.

However, things did not go as planned. Carrara’s talent clearly lost against him Felix Auger-Aliasime And Poleli was unable to take the field due to a leg injury. So Volantry opted for fielding Matthew Perettini In twins; Roman has not played an official match since the ATP 250 tournament in Naples due to a leg injury.

The Fognini-Berettini pair failed to beat Auger-Aliassime e. Vasek Pospisil And they had to say goodbye to the Davis dream.

Fognini never forgot the Davis Cup defeat

“The Davis Cup has always been my thing.

I won’t hide it, I say it with my hand on my heart, it’s a real stab”, Fognini said in an exclusive interview with La Stampa newspaper. “Unfortunately, it’s getting harder.

I am now 35 and Simone is 37. The ones to watch out for are Berettini, Sinner, Musetti. You have to make sure that they are very united in this match, which is never easy in such a selfish place. Voluntary? In retrospect, it’s very easy to blame or say things could have been done differently.

Maybe we could have managed the situation better in our dressing room. But that’s how it’s going now.” Canada then beat Australia in the final Alex de Minar and won the Davis Cup for the first time in history.

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Voluntri’s hope is that in 2023 all the players will achieve the victory that has been missing in Italy since 1976. Just last season, the Italian team lost Janic Sinner to a hand problem and could not field Berettini in singles. Due to leg injury. Photo credit: Getty Images