Monday, Nov 28, 2022

Italian Open


What the Italian Open is foretelling about the French Open

May 16, 2022 12:42 pm

The main draw for the French Open, the only Grand Slam tournament played on clay courts, begins in a week. But Iga Swiatek’s and Novak Djokovic’s decisive victories in Rome certainly solidified two key themes heading into Paris.

Italian Open: Novak Djokovic to face Stefanos Tsitsipas in final

May 15, 2022 10:40 am

Djokovic is seeking his sixth title in the Italian capital.

Swiatek equals Serena Williams with 27-match winning streak

May 14, 2022 6:01 pm

Top-ranked Iga Swiatek routed Aryna Sabalenka 6-2, 6-1 on Saturday to extend her winning streak to 27 matches and reach the Italian Open final.

Novak Djokovic shows what's been missing in Italian Open win

May 14, 2022 10:06 am

Djokovic celebrated the lob winner by raising both of his arms above his head then urged the packed crowd on Campo Centrale to cheer louder by gesturing with his hands.

Rafael Nadal struggles with a foot injury in Italian Open loss

May 13, 2022 10:49 am

Nadal was hampered by a foot problem toward the end of a 1-6 7-5 6-2 third-round loss to Denis Shapovalov at the Italian Open on Thursday.

Italian Open: Rafael Nadal likens his body to 'an old machine'

May 10, 2022 10:02 am

Nadal won his opening 20 matches of the year, which included the Australian Open title, but he said at the Italian Open on Monday that his stretch of good form means nothing now.

After Madrid title, Alcaraz withdraws from Italian Open

May 09, 2022 4:27 pm

The Spanish teen beat Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic back-to-back in Madrid then defeated Alexander Zverev in Sunday's final for his tour-leading fourth title of the year.

Rafael Nadal's weapon, his forehand, helps him beat Novak Djokovic

May 17, 2021 8:11 am

A whopping 26 forehand winners — 15 in the first set alone — helped Nadal to a 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 victory and a record-extending 10th Italian Open title Sunday.

Serena Williams' 1,000th match ends in defeat at Italian Open

May 13, 2021 11:18 am

"It's tough to have a first match on clay. It was definitely kind of good to go the distance and to try to be out there, but clearly I can do legions better," said Williams, who has won the Italian Open four times.

Novak Djokovic loses cool, wins match against Taylor Fritz in Rome rain

May 12, 2021 9:33 am

With conditions worsening during the second set and rain getting heavier, the defending champion’s temper boiled over and he roared, “How much more do you want to play?” at the umpire. He added: “I asked you three times and you are not checking anything.”