ATP Masters 1000 Rome

Nadal Wins Title Number 10 In Rome

ROME/WASHINGTON, May 16, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Since 2006, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal have met a staggering 57 times covering all four Grand Slam finals, the Nitto ATP Finals and nine different ATP Masters 1000 events. You can even […]

Nadal’s Expectations For Rome Title Remain Alive

ROME/WASHINGTON, May 15, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) When in Rome, do as the Romans do – don’t bet against Rafa Nadal. As it is advisable to follow the conventions while in the Italian capital city, a bet for Nadal to […]

Clay Is Not Opelka’s Thing, But He Keeps Winning

ROME/WASHINGTON, May 14, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Reilly Opelka has reached his first ATP Masters 1000 semifinal at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia – and he’s done it on a surface that’s not exactly dear to him or most other American […]

Nadal Wins Roman Battle Against Shapovalov

ROME/WASHINGTON, May 14, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Each year, our love affair with Rome grows as the bond gets stronger and stronger. What a difference a day at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia made with the return of fans at Foro […]

When Djokovic Traded Tennis For Family Time

ROME/WASHINGTON, May 12, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 1 Novak Djokovic loves to hike, loves to spend as much time as possible in nature – forests, lakes, mountains, rivers. “You know, I try to be, whether it’s with my […]

Djokovic Ends Schwartzman’s Dream Week In Rome

WASHINGTON, September 20, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) One of the challenges of winning an ATP Masters 1000 singles title is that it requires both energy and determination – and the ability to beat a stacked draw filled with talented players. […]

Djokovic Ends Ruud’s Run In Rome

WASHINGTON, September 20, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) For more than two hours, upstart Casper Ruud gave World No.1 Novak Djokovic all he could handle on Sunday afternoon at Foro Italico. He had set points against the top-seeded Serbian in the […]

Djokovic Advances To Rome Semi-Finals

STARNBERG, September 19, 2020 World No. 1 Novak Djokovic ended the fantastic run of German qualifier Dominik Koepfer, winning 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 on Saturday afternoon to reach the semi-finals of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome. The top seed of the […]

Nadal Cruises Into Rome Quaterfinal

STARNBERG, September 18, 2020 Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal has secured his berth in the quarterfinals of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, his first tournament since February. The No. 2 seed dispatched Serb Dusan Lajovic 6-1, 6-3 in his third-round match under the […]

Vika 2.0 Is Spectacular In Top 5 Win Against Kenin

WASHINGTON, September 18, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) It doesn’t matter that less than a week ago Victoria Azarenka was playing in the final of a major while quarantined in “the bubble” in New York. She’s arrived in Rome and has […]