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Italian Open 2021

10 May 2021 - 16 May 2021

The Italian Open is an annual tennis tournament that takes place in Rome, Italy and is one of the most prestigious claycourt tournaments in the world leading up to the French Open. The men's competition is classified as an ATP Masters 1000 event on the ATP tour, and the women's competition is a Premier Mandatory event on the WTA tour.


Italian Open History

The tournament was founded in 1930 at the Tennis Club in Milan, 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.

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 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 in Rome, Italy.


Players to watch out for

Some of the top players that will be participating in this tournament include Dominic Thiem (Austria), Novak Djokovic (Serbia), Andy Murray (UK), Rafael Nadal (Spain), Naomi Osaka (Japan), Serena Williams (USA), Venus Williams (USA), Simona Halep (Romania), etc.


Videos
Rafael Nadal is the GOAT ahead of Roger Federer, it wouldn't even be a debate if there were more clay tournaments: Jean-Rene Lisnard
Rafael Nadal is the GOAT ahead of Roger Federer, it wouldn't even be a debate if there were more clay tournaments: Jean-Rene Lisnard

Rafael Nadal is the GOAT ahead of Roger Federer, it wouldn't even be a debate if there were more clay tournaments: Jean-Rene Lisnard

Iga Swiatek posts her first-ever picture with idol Rafael Nadal, jokes about his impressive quad muscles
Iga Swiatek posts her first-ever picture with idol Rafael Nadal, jokes about his impressive quad muscles

Iga Swiatek posts her first-ever picture with idol Rafael Nadal, jokes about his impressive quad muscles

Rafael Nadal claims his "clay season has improved" at Italian Open, says he doesn't know if Rome title will "influence" Roland Garros
Rafael Nadal claims his

Rafael Nadal claims his "clay season has improved" at Italian Open, says he doesn't know if Rome title will "influence" Roland Garros

Italian Open 2021: 3 things we learned from a week dominated by Rafael Nadal, Iga Swiatek & Novak Djokovic
Italian Open 2021: 3 things we learned from a week dominated by Rafael Nadal, Iga Swiatek & Novak Djokovic

Italian Open 2021: 3 things we learned from a week dominated by Rafael Nadal, Iga Swiatek & Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic jokes that he, Rafael Nadal & Roger Federer "are the Next Gen", says he has a "good chance to go all the way in Paris"
Novak Djokovic jokes that he, Rafael Nadal & Roger Federer

Novak Djokovic jokes that he, Rafael Nadal & Roger Federer "are the Next Gen", says he has a "good chance to go all the way in Paris"

Italian Open 2021: 3 things that stood out in Rafael Nadal's win over Novak Djokovic
Italian Open 2021: 3 things that stood out in Rafael Nadal's win over Novak Djokovic

Italian Open 2021: 3 things that stood out in Rafael Nadal's win over Novak Djokovic

Rafael Nadal made a statement by winning Rome the way he did: Jim Courier
Rafael Nadal made a statement by winning Rome the way he did: Jim Courier

Rafael Nadal made a statement by winning Rome the way he did: Jim Courier

Rome win gives Rafael Nadal his 7th title from match point down, draws him level with Novak Djokovic for most such titles this century
Rome win gives Rafael Nadal his 7th title from match point down, draws him level with Novak Djokovic for most such titles this century

Rome win gives Rafael Nadal his 7th title from match point down, draws him level with Novak Djokovic for most such titles this century

Rafael Nadal claims he was "lucky at some moments" in his victorious Rome campaign, calls his rivalry with Novak Djokovic "fantastic"
Rafael Nadal claims he was

Rafael Nadal claims he was "lucky at some moments" in his victorious Rome campaign, calls his rivalry with Novak Djokovic "fantastic"

Journalist praises Nadal by giving a new definition for his name, Novak Djokovic's wife says there should be a new definition for his name too
Journalist praises Nadal by giving a new definition for his name, Novak Djokovic's wife says there should be a new definition for his name too

Journalist praises Nadal by giving a new definition for his name, Novak Djokovic's wife says there should be a new definition for his name too

Italian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic preview, head-to-head & prediction
Italian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic preview, head-to-head & prediction

Italian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic preview, head-to-head & prediction

Rafael Nadal admits he didn't expect Rome SF against Reilly Opelka to be a "beautiful match", says he is "super happy" to be in the final
Rafael Nadal admits he didn't expect Rome SF against Reilly Opelka to be a

Rafael Nadal admits he didn't expect Rome SF against Reilly Opelka to be a "beautiful match", says he is "super happy" to be in the final

Italian Open 2021: Karolina Pliskova vs Iga Swiatek preview, head-to-head & prediction
Italian Open 2021: Karolina Pliskova vs Iga Swiatek preview, head-to-head & prediction

Italian Open 2021: Karolina Pliskova vs Iga Swiatek preview, head-to-head & prediction

Italian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic vs Lorenzo Sonego preview, head-to-head & prediction
Italian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic vs Lorenzo Sonego preview, head-to-head & prediction

Italian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic vs Lorenzo Sonego preview, head-to-head & prediction

Italian Open 2021: Iga Swiatek vs Coco Gauff preview, head-to-head & prediction
Italian Open 2021: Iga Swiatek vs Coco Gauff preview, head-to-head & prediction

Italian Open 2021: Iga Swiatek vs Coco Gauff preview, head-to-head & prediction

Italian Open 2021: Karolina Pliskova vs Petra Martic preview, head-to-head & prediction
Italian Open 2021: Karolina Pliskova vs Petra Martic preview, head-to-head & prediction

Italian Open 2021: Karolina Pliskova vs Petra Martic preview, head-to-head & prediction

Rafael Nadal calls Rome QF against Zverev one of his most solid claycourt performances of the year, says mid-match fall was "nothing"
Rafael Nadal calls Rome QF against Zverev one of his most solid claycourt performances of the year, says mid-match fall was

Rafael Nadal calls Rome QF against Zverev one of his most solid claycourt performances of the year, says mid-match fall was "nothing"

Italian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal vs Reilly Opelka preview, head-to-head & prediction
Italian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal vs Reilly Opelka preview, head-to-head & prediction

Italian Open 2021: Rafael Nadal vs Reilly Opelka preview, head-to-head & prediction

Italian Open 2021: Andrey Rublev vs Lorenzo Sonego preview, head-to-head & prediction
Italian Open 2021: Andrey Rublev vs Lorenzo Sonego preview, head-to-head & prediction

Italian Open 2021: Andrey Rublev vs Lorenzo Sonego preview, head-to-head & prediction

Italian Open 2021: Elina Svitolina vs Iga Swiatek preview, head-to-head & prediction
Italian Open 2021: Elina Svitolina vs Iga Swiatek preview, head-to-head & prediction

Italian Open 2021: Elina Svitolina vs Iga Swiatek preview, head-to-head & prediction

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