The Italian Open 2023, also known as the Rome Masters, is set to start on May 8th in Rome, Italy. The tournament will be played on an outdoor clay court at the Foro Italico. The tournament will also feature a 96-player draw for both men’s and women’s singles.
Notable Players in the Italian Open 2023
There are many notable players that you’ll want to keep an eye on. First, there is are last year’s champions, Iga Swiatek and Novak Djokovic. Overall, they will be favorites to defend their titles. Swiatek will aim for her third consecutive title in Rome, while Djokovic, will look to defend his title as well. However, there is some strong competition for Djokavic. Carlos Alcaraz has been in excellent form and could be a challenge to defeat. On the other hand, Djokavic’s usual competition, Nadal, will not be there. Rafael Nadal announced that he will miss the tournament due to a hip injury he sustained during the Australian Open.
Italian Open 2023 Rounds
The qualifying rounds will take place from May 8-9, and the main draw action will begin on May 10. In the end, the quarterfinals will be held on May 16-17, and the semifinals are scheduled for May 19. Finally, the final will be held on May 20, with a total prize money of around 1.2 million US dollars. The winner will also win a total of 1000 ranking points. Overall, Novak Djokovic is the top seed in the ATP draw, followed by Carlos Alcaraz and Daniil Medvedev.
Where to Watch
The tournament will be broadcasted live on different channels and sites depending on the country. If you are in the US, you can watch the Italian Open on the Tennis Channel.
Top 10 Men’s Players
Top 10 Women’s Players