Nadal sees off Djokovic in Rome

Rafael Nadal claimed his first ATP Tour title of 2019 after beating Novak Djokovic in the final of the Italian Open on Sunday.
The Spaniard has now won the tournament in Rome on a record nine occasions, claiming this 6-0 4-6 6-1 success in two hours and 25 minutes. Nadal was at his emphatic read more...

Pliskova too strong for Konta in Rome final

Karolina Pliskova eased to the Italian Open title with a straight sets win against British number one Johanna Konta on Sunday.
Konta had hoped to secure the biggest title of her career ahead of the upcoming French Open and was boosted by her semi-final triumph against Madrid Open champion Ki read more...

Konta beats Bertens to make Rome final

British number one Johanna Konta saw off Kiki Bertens in three sets to make the final of the Italian Open in Rome.
Konta battled past Dutch star Bertens 5-7 7-5 6-2 and will face either Czech Karolina Pliskova or Maria Sakkari of Greece in the final in the Italian capital on Sunday. Konta re read more...

Pliskova happy to go the distance

Karolina Pliskova is confident in her ability to go the distance after coming through three sets to beat Victoria Azarenka in Rome.
The former world number one will take on Maria Sakkari for a place in the Italian Open final on Saturday following an energy-sapping victory over Azarenka. Plis read more...

Konta sets up Bertens battle

Johanna Konta is through to the Italian Open semi-finals after a seeing off Marketa Vondrousova 6-3 3-6 6-1.
The British number one will take on sixth seed Kiki Bertens in the last four after the Dutch star progressed thanks to a walkover as Naomi Osaka was forced to withdraw. Konta broke Vo read more...

Osaka withdraws in Rome

Naomi Osaka says she is

sad and disappointed
after being forced to pull out of the Italian Open with a thumb injury.
The world number one was scheduled to face Kiki Bertens in the Rome quarter-finals on Friday but was forced to withdraw ahead of the match. The 21-yea read more...

Federer withdraws from Italian Open

Roger Federer has withdrawn from the Italian Open before his quarter final game with Stefanos Tsitsipas, after suffering an injury.
The four-time finalist in the Rome event had been competing there for the first time since 2016 but will not be able to progress any further following an injury read more...

Double joy for Konta

Johanna Konta booked her place in the Italian Open quarter-finals after picking up two victories on a busy Thursday in Rome.
With play washed out on Wednesday due to rain, there was a packed schedule planned for Thursday and British number one Konta started her day with a second-round clash read more...

Sharapova pulls out of French

Maria Sharapova has been forced to withdraw from the French Open as she battles back from a long-standing shoulder problem.
The 32-year-old is making progress from the injury that required surgery in February but says the French Open, which begins on May 26, has come too soon for her. Sharap read more...

Kyrgios entertains in Rome Masters win

Nick Kyrgios admitted using peculiar tactics to throw

great player
Daniil Medvedev off his rhythm in his three-set Rome Masters win.
The controversial Australian served underarm on the first point of the match and threw in an array of drop shots and 'tweeners' in his read more...