ATP Masters 1000 Rome

Koepfer, Musetti Set Third Round Clash In Rome

STARNBERG, September 17, 2020 Two qualifiers headlined Thursday’s second-round action at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome. Local teenager Lorenzo Musetti continued his fine form with a 6-3, 6-4 win over former World No. 4 Kei Nishikori of Japan. The […]

Nadal Makes Winning Return In Rome

STARNBERG, September 16, 2020 Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal began his Internazionali BNL d’Italia title defence in Rome on Wednesday evening with a comfortable 6-1, 6-1 win over last week’s US Open semi-finalist Pablo Carreno Busta in his first clay-court match of […]

Moving On, Novak Djokovic Hopes To Be A Wiser Player

WASHINGTON, September 16, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Novak Djokovic held his first news conference since he was disqualified from the US Open on Monday. The occasion was media day for the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome. Djokovic said he hopes […]

Musetti Upsets Wawrinka At Rome Masters

STARNBERG, September 15, 2020 Lorenzo Musetti became the first player born in 2002 to secure an ATP Tour win. The 18-year-old qualifier defeated three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka 6-0, 7-6(2) in his first-round match of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia […]

Outlook Optimistic For Internazionali BNL d’Italia

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Angelo Biaghi, president of the Italian tennis federation (FIT), said in an interview with Super Tennis on Friday that there is a good chance that the Internazionali BNL d’Italia could be played in September, […]

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 […]