Fognini dumps Davydenko at Stuttgart
STUTTGART, Germany -- Fabio Fognini upset second-seeded Nikolay Davydenko of Russia 6-1, 3-6, 7-5 Friday at the Mercedes Cup to reach his first semifinal in a year.
The 22-year-old Italian, ranked No. 67, last reached the final four in July 2008 at Umga, Slovenia. He is looking for his first title on the ATP tour.
Fognini will play fourth-seeded Victor Hanescu of Romania, who beat Alexandre Sidorenko of France 7-6 (2), 6-4. Hanescu is the only seeded player left in the field.
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