Right-handed player who achieved a global Zero. 25 singles position in July 2007; earned the Sicily International in Sept 2006. He flipped pro in 1997, amassing many million dollars in reward money since that time. He arrived under scrutiny from the ATP for allegedly gambling on tennis fits and doping; his punishments had been removed from the Courtroom of Arbitration for Sport in March 2009 as well as the ATP was purchased to reinstate him and his record. His family members was surviving in Livorno, Italy, when he was created. He competed against Marat Safin.