Fabio Fognini sorry for ethnic slur
ROME -- Italy's Fabio Fognini has apologized for using an ethnic slur toward Serbian opponent Filip Krajinovic during a second-round loss at the Hamburg Open.
A video of Fognini showed him muttering the Italian word 'zingaro', meaning gypsy, while he had his back to Krajinovic during Wednesday's match.
After it was picked up on social media, Fognini tweeted in Italian: "I made a mistake. I didn't want to offend anyone. ... I know Filip very well and anyone who plays sports knows ...
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