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

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

Tennis is highly appreciated in Italy, leaders like Berrettini excite the fans: Dominic Thiem

Tennis is highly appreciated in Italy, leaders like Berrettini excite the fans: Dominic Thiem

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rome 2020: Yulia Putintseva vs Elena Rybakina preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open

Rome 2020: Yulia Putintseva vs Elena Rybakina preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rome 2020: Elina Svitolina vs Svetlana Kuznetsova preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open 

Rome 2020: Elina Svitolina vs Svetlana Kuznetsova preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Rome 2020: Kiki Bertens vs Polona Hercog preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open

Rome 2020: Kiki Bertens vs Polona Hercog preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open

Rome 2020: Johanna Konta vs Irina-Camelia Begu preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open 

Rome 2020: Johanna Konta vs Irina-Camelia Begu preview, head-to-head & prediction | Italian Open 

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