Francesco Forti
Francesco Forti
  • Personal
    • Nickname is Fortino.
    • Father, Varide Forti; mother, Sandra Fantozzi; brother, Giacomo Forti
    • Began playing tennis at age 4.
    • Moved to Foligno at age 15 to train with the Italian federation.
    • Creditsformer coach Antonio Cannavacciuolo for making biggest difference in his career.
    • Inspired early on byRoger Federer and Rafael Nadal, then later by Novak Djokovic.
    • Favourite surface is clay, shot is backhand and tournament is Wimbledon.
    • Lists Florence as his favourite city on tour.
    • If he wasn't a tennis player, he would be an engineer.
    • Favourite superhero is Iron Man, movie is Inception, actor isLeonardo DiCaprio and musician is Ultimo.
    • Also enjoys beach volleyball and football. Favourite football team is Inter Milan and player is Lionel Messi.
    • Favourite book isThe Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair by Joel Dicker.
    • Says that his best quality is that he's a "simple guy," and his worst quality is that he's shy.
    • Favourite food is piadina (Italian flatbread). Guilty pleasure is dessert.

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