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
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,
Grigor Dimitrov denied Italy a second quarter-finalist at the Internazionali BNL d’Italia on Friday, just minutes after Matteo Berrettini extended his run at the Foro Italico. Dimitrov, the No. 15 seed and 2014 semi-finalist, battled hard to beat Italian wild card Jannik Sinner 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 in two hours and 25
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
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
Novak Djokovic entered the 2014 Internazionali BNL d’Italia final with three victories from 16 ATP Head2Head clashes against Rafael Nadal on clay. His performance on that day in the Italian capital marked a new chapter in their rivalry. The Serbian, competing at No. 2 in the FedEx ATP Rankings, ended World No.
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