Rafael Nadal wins his 10th Rome title to equal Novak Djokovic’ record of 36 Masters 1000 titles

For the 57th time and for the 9th time in a Rome Masters final we were treated to one of the greatest match-ups of all time, Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic. Djokovic came into the meeting leading their head to head at 29-27, and one above the Spaniard in Masters 1000 titles won (36 to... Continue Reading →

Elation and a Dancing Celebration, Lorenzo Sonego shined on a stunning week in Rome!

All the talk coming into Rome was about the crowd at the Foro Italico seeing the inform Matteo Berrettini, Jannik Sinner and Lorenzo Musetti in action and quite rightly so, all have been making headlines but the main headline maker was world No.33 Lorenzo Sonego. The Italian turned 26 during his fantastic week at home... Continue Reading →

In a week which has seen Novak Djokovic & Rafael Nadal pull off great escape acts at the last second, now the top two will battle for the title in Rome

Throughout the clay court season there have been murmurs that the ‘Next Gen’ are stepping up their breakthrough, Djokovic and Nadal had far from ideal starts to the clay court season. Djokovic lost to Evans in Monte-Carlo, lost to Karatsev winning just 5 of 28 break points on offer, and skipping Madrid before showing his... Continue Reading →

When in Rome…

A trip to the Foro Italico is the perfect last preparation ahead of a trip to Paris not too far down the line. The sight at the Foro Italico is one of the most beautiful in tennis, the centre piece of Court Centrale and one of the most picturesque in tennis, the Pietrangelli stadium court... Continue Reading →

Dominic Thiem had early success on clay and was dubbed the “Prince of Clay”, injury rules him out of Monte-Carlo but when he returns will it begin to click into place for the Austrian?

When Dominic Thiem broke onto the scene in 2014 at the Mutua Madrid Open he was tipped to become the “Prince of Clay” to Nadal’s crown of the King of Clay. He defeated Stan Wawrinka with a beautiful performance at the Caja Magica and went onto win his first four titles on the dirt across... Continue Reading →

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