Nadal and Svitolina reign in Rome

Defending champions in Rome

Internazionali BNL d’Italia, Rome How did the defending champions fare in Rome? Women’s Final: [1] Simona Halep (ROU) vs. [4] Elina Svitolina (UKR) The defending champion was in no mood to play games today; she came out firing on all cylinders. Before Halep could take a calming breath, the first set was over and she…

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Juicy semifinals at the Italian Open

Zverev semifinals defeats Medvedev

Internazionali BNL d’Italia, Rome The semifinals are set; yet, when the draw came out, few would have anticipated two of the players slated in the eight remaining singles players. On the ATP World Tour, the number one seed, Rafael Nadal, will renew his rivalry with Novak Djokovic. Djokovic leads their head-to-head 26:24 and comes in…

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Nadal passes the pre-test

history Monte-Carlo final test for Nadal

Internazionali BNL d’Italia, Rome [2] Rafael Nadal (ESP) vs. [29] Denis Shapovalov (CAN) Nadal’s fans will never forget their first meeting last year when Shapovalov came back from a set down to upset Nadal at the Masters 1000 in Canada. Nadal did not forget either and knew he had to bring his complete focus to…

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MOVER OF THE WEEK: Dusan Lajovic

2018 MMO Dusan Lajovic

SIGNIFICANT RANKING CHANGES FOR THE WEEK OF 05.14.2018 Dusan Lajovic made it to his first Masters 1000 quarterfinals at the Mutua Madrid Open and this accomplishment earned the twenty-seven year old the honors of mover of the week. The Serbian is nine spots shy of his career high ranking and if he keeps playing at…

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