PROGRAM FOR TODAY THURSDAY 12 MAY
19:15 – Casper Ruud gets the pass to the quarter-finals beating Brooksby for 6-3 6-4 and now awaits the winner of Nadal-Shapovalov in the field soon on the Central. The change of spectators must take place first as you need a ticket for the evening session
19.00 – Nadal and Shapovalov will soon be on the center for the first match of the evening session. Meanwhile, on the Pietrangeli, Ruud is ahead 6-3 4-3 and service
18.51 – In an hour and 14 minutes Djokovic trims a 6-2 6-2 to a Stan Wawrinka whose physical condition is still precarious. Djokovic in the quarter-finals in Rome for the sixteenth time. Opposite will have Auger-Aliassime.
18.40 – Djokovic towards victory: 6-2 4-1 in the second set against Wawrinka. Ruud won the first set against Brooksby: 6-3 2-1. Garin, somewhat surprisingly, beat Cilic: 6-3 4-6 6-4
18.10 – First set, Djokovic 6-2 on Wawrinka. Other fields: on the Grandstand Garin recovered the break in the third set, 3-2 and Cilic service. Ruud ahead 4-2 and service in the first set against Brooksby on Pietrangeli.
17.52 – Djokovic is 3-1 over Wawrinka in the first set. Cilic leads 2-1 and serves against Garin in the third. Brooksby-Ruud started on Pietrangeli: 2-1 for the Norwegian without a break.
17.30 – Novak Djokovic entered the field at Central, it’s time for match number 26 against Stan Wawrinka. On the other fields: Garin and Cilic are an even set, Anisimova has trimmed a 6-2 6-2 to the Australian Open finalist, Collins.
17.18 – Jannik Sinner wins: some too many difficulties in the second set, but the blue closes 6-2 7-6. In the decisive tie-break Jannik got the best out of his serve to resolve a game that risked getting complicated. Tomorrow for the first time in the quarterfinals of Rome against Tsitsipas!
16.58 – Krajinovic has raised his level, with Sinner who is no longer incisive as before: we are 5-5 in the second set.
16.32 – There was a counter-break: Sinner and Krajinovic are on 2-2, the South Tyrolean’s empty pass. Meanwhile, Anisimova and Collins started on Pietrangeli, with the first being 4-0 above in the first set of this American derby.
16.15 – Immediate break in the first game: Sinner ahead 1-0 and serve
16.09 – Jannik Sinner in 34 minutes wins the first set 6-2: the Italian is always in control of the situation.
15.56 – All smooth for Jannik Sinner at the moment: he is leading 4-1 and serving in the first set against Krajinovic.
15.27 – Enter the field welcomed by the ovation of the Central Jannik Sinner, who will see it against Filip Krajinovic in this match valid for the round of 16.
15.18 – Iga Swiatek, there are 25 consecutive victories. The world number one overcomes Vika Azarenka 6-4 6-1 on the Central in a match that is more close than expected (1.58 duration).
14.58 – On the Pietrangeli are 2-2 Giron and Auger-Aliassime in the first set. On the Central, Iga Swiatek ahead 6-4 2-1 (without break) in the second set.
14.20 – Stefanos closes his match Tsitsipas: 4-6 6-0 6-3, comeback victory over Karen Khachanov. So far it has been a good season on clay for the Greek, who now faces the winner of Krajinovic-Sinner in the next round.
13.23 – Bianca Andreescu closes the first set 6-4 over Petra Martic, and with the same score the Russian Khachanov wins the first set against the Greek Tsitsipas
12.58 – Started the challenge between Khachanov and Tsitsipas, with the Greek already one break behind. He instead closed in the tiebreak of the second set Zverev vs de Minaur 6-3 7-6 (5)
12.23 – Rybakina wins the tiebreak of the first set by 7 points to 3 against Teichmann
12.15 – The first match to end is the match between Aryna Sabalenka and Jessica Pegula. The American was defeated 6-3 6-1 by the Belarusian, tds n.3 of the International BNL of Italy
12.09 – Zverev wins the first set 6-3 against de Minaur, and also leads in the second set 2-1 with a break advantage
11.40 – The first set of the day closes with the n.8 in the world Sabalenka, 6-1 on the Madrid finalist Pegula
11.30 – Zverev starts the match with a series of 12 points to 3 and moves forward by a break on de Minaur
11.28 – The Belarusian Sabalenka sails smoothly towards the end of the first set with three breaks ahead, 5-0 over Pegula
11.05 – Players prepare to take the field for the first matches of the program.
In singles it is the moment of Zverev-de Minaur on Centrale, Sabalenka-Pegula on the Grandstand, and Teichmann-Rybakina on the Pietrangeli
[EDITORIALE]Because Fognini shouldn’t be happy and Sinner neither. Many liked the derby. He worried me instead
Chronicle of the blue derby, Sinner – Fognini
Conference, Fabio Fognini: “Last year in Rome? We will see it at the end of the year “
Conference, Jannik Sinner apologizes for ‘viva Milan’: “I spoke to Fognini and we laughed about it”
ATP Rome: welcome back Stan, Cilic also wakes up. Great Brooksby test
WTA Rome: Collins tames Halep at distance, painful defeat for Muguruza