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Top seeds Dominic Thiem of Austria, and Italy's Fabio Fognini and Marco Cecchinato were ousted in the first round of the Rio Open clay-court tournament
Third-seeded Italian Marco Cecchinato further elevated his break-through year by winning the Croatia Open final, beating Guido Pella of Argentina.
World number 72 Marco Cecchinato said he had "amazed" himself by becoming the first Italian man in 40 years to reach a Grand Slam semi-final.
Italian world number 72 Marco Cecchinato hailed "the best moment" of his life after beating David Goffin to reach the French Open quarter-finals.
Italy's Marco Cecchinato claimed his third career title with an easy win over home favourite Diego Schwartzman at the Argentina Open.
Dominic Thiem ended Marco Cecchinato's French Open fairytale, reaching his first Grand Slam final with a victory.
World number 72 Marco Cecchinato became the first Italian man in 40 years to reach a Grand Slam semi-final with a breathtaking win over Novak Djokovic.
Italian world number 72 Marco Cecchinato stunned eighth seed David Goffin to set up a French Open quarter-final against former champion Novak Djokovic.
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