Result: Fabio Fognini suffers shock exit in Paris

Italy's Fabio Fognini celebrates his victory against Sam Querrey of the US during their men's singles match on day five of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 17, 2014
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Fabio Fognini is stunned by world number 176 Lucas Pouille in the second round of the Paris Masters.

Fabio Fognini has suffered a shock defeat to world number 176 Lucas Pouille in the second round of the Paris Masters.

Both players dropped serve twice in the opening set before Pouille seized the initiative by taking a tense tie-break 7-5.

Fognini powered into a 5-2 lead in the second as the Italian fought back emphatically, but it did not last as Pouille rallied to forced another tie-break.

The Frenchman failed to convert a match point before Fognini wasted a break point during the dramatic breaker, only for Pouille to triumph 7-6(5) 7-6(7) to book his place in round three.

However, Fognini was not finished there as he argued with the umpire before leaving the court.

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