The tennis tournament Italian Open in Rome concludes April as a top-class ATP World Tour 1000 tournament. 56 players are in the singles in the main draw and play for about 2.2 million euros. Before the French Open as the highlight of the clay court season at the end of May only smaller and bigger tournaments are in the tournament calendar and the tournament in Rome is the first real one for many tennis players. Our team has begun working on Italian Open tennis predictions for all our followers and reader.
The ladies also play in Rome one of the most important tournaments (Premier) on clay next to Madrid in preparation for the French Open. The ladies of the WTA play for about 2 million dollar prize money. Alternatively, the ladies still play at the International in Estoril in early May.
The Italian Open in Rome, the so-called eternal city, is traditionally played on clay. The tennis tournament in Rome is also known and loved because of the general conditions. Players and spectators alike rave about food and shopping as well as the elaborate entertainment program off the pitch (beach tennis, music, …). By the way, these are all idyllically situated, also the Center Court is located in an impressive small tennis stadium.
Rafael Nadal dominated here over the last few years, interrupted by Novak Djokovic. For the ladies in Rome, Venus Williams and Serena Williams can mostly be seen on clay for the first time in Europe. In recent years, Jelena Jankovic has been doing pretty well in the tournament in Rome.