Rome's prestigious tennis tournament at Foro Italico celebrates 75 yearsThe 75th edition of the Italian Open tennis tournament, known officially as the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, features some of the world’s greatest tennis stars and takes place at Rome's Foro Italico from 7-20 May.
The annual Rome event is played on a clay surface across 14 courts: eight for singles and doubles matches, and the other six for practice sessions.Top names to look out for in the 2018 edition include Rafael Nadal, who will be seeking an eighth Rome title, and Novak Djokovic who has has lifted the trophy at the Foro Italico four times.Much attention will focus on the return of 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova, as well as Italian champions Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci.Emerging players to watch out for include Britain's Kyle Edmund, Swiss Dominic Thiem and Croatia’s Borna Coric.The May edition of Wanted in Rome will contain a three-page feature article devoted to the tournament whose details - including ticket information - can be found on the Internazionali BNL d’Italia website.
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BNL International Tennis Tournament in Rome
Viale del Foro Italico, 00135 Roma RM, Italy