Internazionali BNL d'Italia: What You Need To Know

All about the ATP Masters 1000 tennis tournament in Rome

The Internazionali BNL d'Italia is the third and final stop of the three-tournament Clay Masters swing. Italian Fabio Fognini won the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters and a champion will be crowned Sunday at the Mutua Madrid Open.

Rafael Nadal is an eight-time champion in Rome, and claimed the title last year for the first time since 2013 with victory over defending champion Alexander Zverev. Nadal and Zverev are set to return in 2019, and will be joined in the field by four-time titlist Novak Djokovic, four-time finalist Roger Federer and Barcelona champion Dominic Thiem.

Read & Watch: Rafa vs Roger, The Match That Cemented Their Rivalry

Here's all you need to know about Rome tennis tournament: when is the draw, what is the schedule, where to watch, who won and more. 

Established: 1930

Tournament Dates: 12-19 May 2019

Tournament Director: Sergio Palmieri 

Draw Ceremony: Friday, 10 May at 6:30pm on Court Pietrangeli

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Schedule (View On Official Website)
* Qualifying: Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am
* Main draw: Sunday from 12:00pm, Monday - Friday from 11:00am and 7:30pm
* Singles semi-final: not before 4:00pm & 8:00pm
* Doubles final: Sunday, 19 May TBC
* Singles final: Sunday, 19 May not before 4:00pm

How To Watch
Watch Live On Tennis TV  |  View TV Schedule

Venue: Foro Italico
Main Court Seating: 10,500

Prize Money: € 5,207,405 (Total Financial Commitment: € 5,791,280)  

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View Who Is Playing, Past Champions, Seeds, Points & Prize Money Breakdown

Honour Roll (Open Era)
Most Titles, Singles: Rafael Nadal (8)
Most Titles, Doubles: Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan, Brian Gottfried, Raul Ramirez (4)
Oldest Champion: Rod Laver, 32, in 1971
Youngest Champion: Bjorn Borg, 17, in 1974
Lowest-Ranked Champion (since 1979): No. 47 Felix Mantilla in 2003
Most Match Wins: Rafael Nadal (56)

You May Also Like: A Look Back At The 2018 Internazionali BNL d'Italia

2018 Finals
Singles: [1] Rafael Nadal (ESP) d [2] Alexander Zverev (GER) 61 16 63   Read & Watch
Doubles: [6] Juan Sebastian Cabal (COL) / Robert Farah (COL) d [Alt] Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP) / Joao Sousa (POR) 36 64 10-4  Read More

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Did You Know... It's a tradition for players to attend mass at the Vatican during the Internazionali BNL d'Italia. In 2013, Juan Martin del Potro met His Holiness Pope Francis, the first Pope from South America and a fellow Argentine. Del Potro presented the Pope with a racquet used during his 2009 US Open final victory over Roger FedererRead More

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