ATP Masters 1000 Rome

Djokovic Survives With Another Late-Night Victory At Foro Italico

ROME, May 18, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 1 and top seed Novak Djokovic faced his second straight Argentine opponent, unseeded Diego Schwartzman, in the second semifinal of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia on Saturday evening in Rome. At stake […]

This Time It’s Rafa: Rematch With Tsitsipas Is All Nadal

ROME, May 18, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) When you’ve got eight-time Italian Open winner Rafael Nadal headlining the Saturday afternoon semifinal session of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia at Foro Italico, even the weather pays attention and cooperates. While it stayed […]

Djokovic Remains Undefeated Against Del Potro On Clay

ROME, May 18, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) When World No. 1 Novak Djokovic met the No. 7 seed Juan Martín del Potro in the last quarterfinal round contest of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia Friday night at Foro Italico, it was […]

Frenzied Thursday Turns Into Fallout Friday In Rome

ROME, May 17, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) The fallout from the Internazionali BNL d’Italia’s frenzied Thursday schedule – in which the men’s Big Three of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, among many, played two matches to get the […]

Craziest Day Of Tennis Stays On Schedule At Foro Italico

ROME, May 16, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) With a complete washout of Wednesday’s play, the road to the Internazionali BNL d’Italia title in Rome will require the all-time greats – World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, World No. 2 Rafael Nadal and […]

Fognini Starts Home Campaign In Rome With Win

ROME, May 14, 2019 Fabio Fognini opened his home campaign at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome on Monday evening with a straight-sets win over former Top 5 player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France. The No. 10 seed won 54 per […]

Nadal Reigns Again In Rome; Wins His Eighth Italian Open Title

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2018 (by Michael Dickens) As Alexander Zverev attempted to lift a championship trophy for the third consecutive week, the 21-year-old German knew that if anyone could stop his 13-match winning streak, it would be Rafael Nadal. Unfortunately for […]