Internazionali BNL d’Italia

Pliskova Clinches Rome Title

ROME, May 19, 2019 (by Sharada Rajagopalan) Fourth seed Karolina Pliskova outsmarted and outplayed unseeded and World No. 42 Johanna Konta to clinch the title at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia on Sunday. Pliskova won in straight sets 6-3, 6-4 in […]

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 […]

Pliskova To Face Konta In Rome Final

ROME, May 18, 2019 (by Sharada Rajagopalan) It will be Karolina Pliskova versus Johanna Konta in Sunday’s women’s singles final of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia on Sunday. The fourth seeded Czech defeated Greek qualifier Maria Sakkari in straight sets 6-4, […]

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 […]

Pliskova Fights Past Azarenka To Reach Semi-Finals In Rome

ROME, May 17, 2019 (by Sharada Rajagopalan) Players were forced to do double duty on Thursday at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia after Wednesday’s entire line-up was washed away because of rain. Ahead of Friday’s quarter-finals, therefore, the players felt the […]

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 […]