On Tuesday, May 9, the Italian Open 2023 is scheduled to begin in Rome, Italy. The outdoor clay court at the Foro Italico in Rome will host the professional tennis tournament, which is also known as the Rome Masters. The Italian Open, now in its 80th year, has been upgraded from a non-mandatory to a mandatory event because it is now an ATP Tour Masters 1000 event on the 2023 ATP Tour and a WTA 1000 event on the 2023 WTA Tour.
The tournament will now run for two weeks this year, and there will be 96 players in the men’s and women’s singles draws.
Numerous prominent individuals have already indicated that they will not be participating in the tournament. Rafael Nadal, who is still recovering from a hip injury he sustained at the Australian Open, will be the most notable name to be left out.
Iga Swiatek and Novak Djokovic, the champions from last year, will be expected to defend their titles. Swiatek will plan to secure the title in Rome for the third continuous year. Djokovic missed the Madrid Open because of a physical issue however will hope to protect his title in Rome. Nonetheless, the Serb won’t have it simple as there are some who can challenge him, most prominently Carlos Alcaraz, who has thoroughly searched in exciting structure up to this point.
2023 Italian Open: Schedule
The passing rounds will start on May 8 and will finish up on May 9. The fundamental draw activity will initiate on May 10. The semifinals are scheduled for May 19, while the quarterfinals are scheduled for May 16 and May 17. The last will be hung on Sunday, May 20.
2023 Italian Open: Prize money
The Italian Open’s total prize money is €7,705,780. In addition to 1,000 ranking points, the winner will receive a check for €1,105,265 as their prize.
|Round||Prize Money (in €)||Ranking Points|
|Round of 16||84900||90|
|Round of 32||48835||45|
|Round of 64||27045||25|
|Round of 96||16340||10|
2023 Italian Open: Top seeds
The ATP seeds for the Italian Open in 2023 are as follows:
|Seed||Name||Current Ranking||Entry Ranking|
|19||Alex de Minaur||19||19|
|21||Pablo Carreno Busta||22||17|
|23||Roberto Bautista Agut||25||29|
|26||Botic van de Zandschulp||29||31|
|32||Alejandro Davidovich Fokina||35||24|
Italian Open 2023: When and where to watch the Italian Open
Watchers in the US, UK, Australia, and Canada can watch the competition live on the accompanying channels and destinations:
USA: All matches will be communicated on Tennis Channel.
UK: Fans in the UK can watch the procedures live on Amazon Prime Video.
Australia: beIN Sports will broadcast each match.
Canada: All of the games are available to watch in Canada on TVA Sports, DAZN, and TSN.