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2020 Italian Open – Overview

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77th edition of the Italian OpenItalyThe 77th Edition of Italian Open (also known as Rome Masters or the Internazionali BNL d’Italia) 2020 took place from September 14-21, 2020 at Foro Italico Court, Rome, Italy.  The Italian Open is a clay court tournament

Novak Djokovic beats Diego Schwartzman to win 2020 Italian Open Men’s Singles Title

On 21st September, 2020 World Number One Novak Djokovic (Serbia) defeated Diego Schwartzman (Argentina) to win the 2020 Italian Open Men’s Singles Title for the Fifth time.

i.This is Djokovic’s Record 36th Masters Title, he overtook Rafael Nadal (35 Masters Titles) to top the list of players with Most ATP Masters 1000 Titles.

ii.This is also his 3rd consecutive Masters 1000 title.

iii.Djokovic in his 287th week as No. 1, surpassed Pete Sampras (United States) (286 weeks) for second place in the all-time list of most weeks in No. 1 position. Federer tops the list with 310 Weeks at the top.

Simona Halep wins 2020 Italian Open Women’s Singles Title

i.On September 21, 2020 Simona Halep (Romania) won her first Italian Open Title as Defending Champion Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) retired midway through the final due to an injury.

ii.This is her Third Rome WTA Final, she finished as runner-up in 2017 and 2018.

Granollers, Zeballos win 2020 Italian Open Men’s Doubles Title

i.On September 20, 2020 Marvel Granollers (Spain) and Horacio Zeballos (Argentina) defeated Jeremy Chardy (France) and Fabrice Martin (France) to clinch the 2020 Italian Open Men’s Doubles Title.

ii.This is their second ATP Masters title as a pair, they are the only team to win multiple ATP Tour Trophies in 2020.

iii.This is Granollers’s second Italy Open Doubles Title.

Hsieh Su-Wei, Barbora Strycova win 2020 Italian Open Women’s Doubles title

On September 20, 2020 Hsieh Su-Wei (Taiwan) and Barbora Strycova (Czech Republic) defeated Anna-Lena Friedsam (Germany) and Raluca Olaru (Romania) to clinch the 2020 Italian Open Women’s Doubles title.

2020 Italian Open Winners

Category WinnerRunner-up
Men’s SinglesNovak Djokovic (Serbia)Diego Schwartzman (Argentina) 
Women’s SinglesSimona Halep (Romania)Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic)
Men’s DoublesMarvel Granollers (Spain) and Horacio Zeballos (Argentina)  Jeremy Chardy (France) and Fabrice Martin (France)
Women’s Doubles Hsieh Su-Wei (Taiwan) and Barbora Strycova (Czech Republic)Anna-Lena Friedsam (Germany) and Raluca Olaru (Romania)