Italian Open (tennis)

Tennis tournament at Rome, Italy

The Italian Open originally called the Italian International Championships is a tennis tournament held in Rome, Italy. It is one of the most important red clay tennis tournaments in the world with the men's competition being an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tour, and the women's competition being a Premier 5 event on the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) tour. The two events were combined in 2011. The tournament is played on clay courts, currently during the second week of May. The event is also known as the Rome Masters and the Italian Championships. Rafael Nadal has won the title a record nine times.

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British number one Johanna Konta's wait for a first WTA clay-court title continues after she loses to Karolina Pliskova in the Italian Open final.
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Karolina Pliskova captured the biggest clay-clay-court title of her career by beating Johanna Konta 6-3, 6-4 Sunday in the Italian Open final
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After losing in the semifinals of three straight clay-court tournaments, Rafael Nadal looked more like his old, dominant self when he beat Stefanos Tsitsipas..
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ROME (AP) — Johanna Konta rallied past sixth-seeded Kiki Bertens 5-7, 7-5, 6-2 in nearly three hours on Saturday to reach the Italian Open final for the..
2 days ago • WorldNews
British number one Johanna Konta comes from behind to beat Kiki Bertens and reach the final of the Italian Open.
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Rome [Italy]: The Serbian Novak Djokovic survived a scare in the quarter-finals of the Italian Open as he defeated Martin Del Potro 4-6, 7-6(6), 6-4 on Friday..
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A week after being beaten by the Greek upstart in the Madrid Open semis, the 32-year-old Nadal will be eager to prove that the loss to Tsitsipas was just a blip..
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World No 3 Roger Federer pulled out of the Italian Open before his quarter-final match on Friday with a right leg injury. Federer, a four-time Rome finalist, had..
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Roger Federer withdraws from the Italian Open with an injury before his quarter-final against Stefanos Tsitsipas.
3 days ago • BBC News
Roger Federer and top-ranked Naomi Osaka withdrew before their Italian Open quarterfinals because of injuries
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Tennis bad boy Nick Kyrgios is facing suspension and a heavy fine following the tantrum that led to his default from the Italian Open on Thursday. Just hours..
3 days ago • WorldNews
Johanna Konta defeated Grand Slam champions Sloane Stephens and Venus Williams to advance to the Italian Open quarter-finals on Thursday. Due to persistent rain..
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Australia's Nick Kyrgios threw his racquet, kicked a bottle and hurled a chair on the court, then forfeited his second-round match at the Italian Open.
4 days ago • BBC News
Britain's Johanna Konta beats Sloane Stephens and Venus Williams on the same day to reach the quarter-finals of the Italian Open.
4 days ago • BBC News
By Eleanor Crooks, Press Association Sport Tennis Correspondent May 16 2019 2:29 PM 0 Comments Kyrgios defaulted from Italian Open after huge outburst..
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Rome: World No 4 and last year's French Open finalist Dominic Thiem, blasted tournament organisers for keeping competitors hanging around all day when play was..
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Australia's Nick Kyrgios forfeits his second-round match at the Italian Open after walking off court against Norway's Casper Ruud.
4 days ago • BBC News
ROME (AP) — Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Naomi Osaka advanced with routine wins in the first of their two matches at the Italian Open on Thursday. A..
4 days ago • WorldNews
Britain's Johanna Konta recovers from a set down against American Sloane Stephens to set up an Italian Open third-round match against Venus Williams.
4 days ago • BBC News
ROME (AP) — Nick Kyrgios took full advantage of his crafty game to eliminate Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 in the first round of the Italian Open on Tuesday...
5 days ago • WorldNews
ROME – Serena Williams withdrew from the Italian Open on Tuesday with a recurring left knee injury, handing sister Venus a walkover into the third round. In..
5 days ago • WorldNews
Multiple Grand Slam champion Serena Williams and former world number one Caroline Wozniacki withdraw from the Italian Open with injury.
6 days ago • BBC News
Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Italian Open ahead of her second-round match against sister Venus due to a continuing left knee injury
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Roger Federer criticises organisers of the Italian Open for doubling ticket prices after it was confirmed he would play in Rome.
6 days ago • BBC News
Nick Kyrgios serves underarm during his win over 12th seed Daniil Medvedev to move into the second round of the Italian Open.
6 days ago • BBC News
Rome — Roger Federer insisted on Monday his focus at this week’s Italian Open was on getting more match practice on clay ahead of the French Open in two..
6 days ago • WorldNews
At 37 and with 20 Grand Slam titles, Roger Federer still gets excited about playing tennis
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Serena Williams opened her clay-court season with a routine 6-4, 6-2 win over Swedish qualifier Rebecca Peterson in the first round of the Italian Open
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Britain's Johanna Konta will play American Sloane Stephens in the Italian Open second round after beating her compatriot Alison Riske in straight sets.
1 week ago • BBC News
Britain's Johanna Konta will play American Sloane Stephens in the Italian Open second round after beating her compatriot Alison Riske in straight sets.
1 week ago • BBC News
Local teenager Jannik Sinner rallies to beat American veteran Steve Johnson 1-6, 6-1, 7-5 in the first round of the Italian Open
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Roger Federer has served notice of his intentions for the French Open by opting to play in next week's Italian Open. Having initially said he would only play in..
1 week ago • WorldNews
Roger Federer has added the Italian Open to his schedule
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago

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