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Rome SF Preview: Djokovic Continues Pursuit Of Masters 1000 Record

After nine-time champion Rafael Nadal's surprising loss in the Internazionali BNL d'Italia quarter-finalson Saturday evening, World No. 1 Novak Djokovic is the clear favourite in Rome. Djokovic, who is currently tied with Nadal at a record 35 Masters 1000 titles each, is two wins from standing alone atop that leaderboard. For

Ruud Outlasts Berrettini To Reach Maiden Masters 1000 Semi-final

Casper Ruud continued his strong 2020 run on clay at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia on Saturday, beating fourth seed Matteo Berrettini 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(5) in Rome. The Norwegian landed 20 forehand winners to improve to 12-2 on the surface this year after nearly three hours on Pietrangeli. During February’s Golden Swing,

Schwartzman Lifts A Gear To See Off Millman In Rome

Eighth seed Diego Schwartzman kickstarted his Internazionali BNL d’Italia campaign on Thursday with a straight-sets victory over John Millman to reach the third round. The Argentine – a semi-finalist in Rome last year – needed two hours and 19 minutes to hold off the Australian, 6-4, 7-6(1).  Schwartzman saved a

Djokovic Makes Solid Start In Rome

Novak Djokovic opened his bid for a fifth Internazionali BNL d'Italia trophy on Wednesday, beating Salvatore Caruso 6-3, 6-2 to reach the third round. Competing for the first time on clay since his semi-final loss to Dominic Thiem at Roland Garros last year, the World No. 1 improved as the match

Koepfer Saves 1 M.P. To Edge De Minaur In Rome

Qualifier Dominik Koepfer completed a remarkable comeback, which included saving one match point at 4-5 in the third set against Alex de Minaur, on Tuesday at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia. De Minaur looked set for a routine win, when he led by a set and 3-0, but Koepfer found a

Resurfaced: Kyrgios, Totti Star In Rome Charity Match

Editor's Note: ATPTour.com is resurfacing features to bring fans closer to their favourite players during the current suspension in tournament play. This story was originally published on 10 May 2016. It was a star-studded affair on Monday night at the Foro Italico as Next Generation player Nick Kyrgios joined Italians Fabio

Nadal, Djokovic Rome Rumble: ‘Tennis Nearer The Gods’

When Novak Djokovic believes he’s playing well, that’s typically a bad omen for any opponent. But in the semi-finals of the 2018 Internazionali BNL d’Italia, that still wasn’t enough. Rafael Nadal battled past Djokovic 7-6(4), 6-3 in a tight one hour and 56 minutes, moving to 10-0 in Rome semi-finals. The

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