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Italian Open 2021

Spain’s Rafael Nadal defeated Serbia’s Novak Djokovic to win the Men’s Singles Title of 2021 Italian Open (78th Edition), also known as Rome Masters. This is Nadal’s 10th Italian Open Title.

  • In the Women’s Category, Iga Swiatek (Poland) defeated Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) to win the Women’s Singles Title of Italian Open 2021.
  • The Italian Open 2021 (also known as Rome Masters or Internazionali BNL d’Italia) took place at the Foro Italico venue in Rome, Italy from May 8-16, 2021.
  • The Clay court Tournament is an ATP Tour Masters 1000 event & a WTA 1000 event.
  • Nadal’s 1st Italian Open Title came in 2005.

Doubles Category

  • Men’s – Croatian pair of Nikola Mektic & Mate Pavic defeated Rajeev Ram (US) & Joe Salisbury (UK) to win the Men’s Doubles Title of the 2021 Italian Open.
  • Women’s – Sharon Fichman (Canada) & Giuliana Olmos (Mexico) defeated Kristina Mladenovic (France) & Marketa Vondrousova (Czech Republic) to win the Women’s Doubles Title of the 2021 Italian Open.

Category

Winner

Runners-up

Men’s Singles Rafael Nadal (Spain) Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
Women’s Singles Iga Swiatek (Poland) Karolina Pliskova (Czechoslovakia)
Men’s Doubles Nikola Mektic & Mate Pavic(Croatian Pair) Rajeev Ram (US) & Joe Salisbury (UK)
Women’s Doubles Sharon Fichman (Canada) & Giuliana Olmos (Mexico) Kristina Mladenovic (France) & Marketa Vondrousova (Czechoslovakia)

Association of Tennis Players (ATP) Men’s Rankings (as on May 17, 2021) – Novak Djokovic (Serbia) – #1, Daniil Medvedev (Russia) – #2, Rafael Nadal (Spain) –  #3

Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Women’s Rankings  (as on May 17, 2021) – Ashleigh Barty (Australia) – #1, Naomi Osaka (Japan) – #2, Simona Halep (Romania) – #3.

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About Women’s Tennis Association (WTA)

Chairman & CEO – Steve Simon
Headquarters – Florida, USA

About Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)

CEO – Massimo Calvelli
Headquarters – London, United Kingdom.