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2020 Italian Open

14 Sep 2020 - 20 Sep 2020

The Italian Open is an annual tennis tournament that takes place in Rome, Italy and is one of the most prestigious red clay tennis tournaments in the world leading up to the French Open. The men's competition is classified as an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tour, and the women's competition is a Premier 5 event on the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) tour.


Italian Open History

The tournament was founded in 1930 in Milan at the Tennis Club and was initiated by the Count Alberto Bonacossa. In the inaugural season, Bill Tilden (USA) and Lili de Alvarez (Spain) won in the singles categories of the men's and women's divisions respectively. On the other hand, it was the American pair of Wilbur Coen and Bill Tilden that won the men's doubles title while Margaret Smith Court (Australia) and Virginia Wade (Great Britain) won the women's doubles finals, the category which was introduced in 1968.


Italian Open Prize Money

A total prize money of €4,872,105 has been announced that will be distributed among the different players according to their finishing position at the end of the tournament under the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 category. On the other hand, a whopping amount of US$3,351,720 will be given to the players in the Premier 5 category under the WTA Tour.


Italian Open Venue

All the matches of the Italian Open 2020 will take place at the clay (outdoor) courts of the Foro Italico which is situated at Rome, Italy just like every year.


Players to watch out for

Some of the top ranked players that will be participating in this tournament are also expected to grab all the eyeballs which includes the Iikes of Dominic Thiem (Austria), Novak Djokovic (Serbia), Andy Murray (UK), Rafael Nadal (Spain), Nami Osaka (Japan), Serena Williams (USA), Venus Williams (USA), Simona Halep (Romania), etc.

Videos
Roland Garros: Daria Kasatkina vs Harmony Tan preview, head-to-head & prediction | French Open 2020

Roland Garros: Daria Kasatkina vs Harmony Tan preview, head-to-head & prediction | French Open 2020

Hope to take my opportunities when the level of Novak Djokovic & Co drops: Diego Schwartzman

Hope to take my opportunities when the level of Novak Djokovic & Co drops: Diego Schwartzman

Hamburg Open 2020: Karen Khachanov vs Dusan Lajovic preview, head-to-head & prediction

Hamburg Open 2020: Karen Khachanov vs Dusan Lajovic preview, head-to-head & prediction

The only thing that would worry me about Novak Djokovic is his frame of mind: Paul Annacone

The only thing that would worry me about Novak Djokovic is his frame of mind: Paul Annacone

"The compliments of Rafael Nadal made me very happy" - Teenage phenom Lorenzo Musetti

"The compliments of Rafael Nadal made me very happy" - Teenage phenom Lorenzo Musetti

Rome Masters men's final: Novak Djokovic vs Diego Schwartzman preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open 2020

Rome Masters men's final: Novak Djokovic vs Diego Schwartzman preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open 2020

Rome 2020 women's final: Simona Halep vs Karolina Pliskova preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open

Rome 2020 women's final: Simona Halep vs Karolina Pliskova preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open

"My best match ever" - Schwartzman on his 'crazy' and 'unthinkable' win over Rafael Nadal

"My best match ever" - Schwartzman on his 'crazy' and 'unthinkable' win over Rafael Nadal

Rome Masters: Diego Schwartzman vs Denis Shapovalov preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open 2020

Rome Masters: Diego Schwartzman vs Denis Shapovalov preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open 2020

Rome 2020: Karolina Pliskova vs Marketa Vondrousova preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open

Rome 2020: Karolina Pliskova vs Marketa Vondrousova preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open

Rome 2020: Simona Halep vs Garbine Muguruza preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open

Rome 2020: Simona Halep vs Garbine Muguruza preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open

'One of the best finals of my career' - Rafael Nadal recalls titanic Rome 2005 battle against Coria

'One of the best finals of my career' - Rafael Nadal recalls titanic Rome 2005 battle against Coria

Rome Masters: Novak Djokovic vs Casper Ruud preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open 2020

Rome Masters: Novak Djokovic vs Casper Ruud preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open 2020

"I am happy that this is happening" - Novak Djokovic welcomes the return of fans into stadiums

"I am happy that this is happening" - Novak Djokovic welcomes the return of fans into stadiums

Rome Masters: Rafael Nadal vs Diego Schwartzman preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open 2020

Rome Masters: Rafael Nadal vs Diego Schwartzman preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open 2020

Rome Masters: Grigor Dimitrov vs Denis Shapovalov preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open 2020

Rome Masters: Grigor Dimitrov vs Denis Shapovalov preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open 2020

Rome Masters: Matteo Berrettini vs Casper Ruud preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open 2020

Rome Masters: Matteo Berrettini vs Casper Ruud preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open 2020

Rome 2020: Victoria Azarenka vs Garbine Muguruza preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open

Rome 2020: Victoria Azarenka vs Garbine Muguruza preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open

Rome 2020: Karolina Pliskova vs Elise Mertens preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open

Rome 2020: Karolina Pliskova vs Elise Mertens preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open

Rome Masters: Novak Djokovic vs Dominik Koepfer preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open 2020

Rome Masters: Novak Djokovic vs Dominik Koepfer preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open 2020

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