The entertainment is only getting better. ?

Matches from Rome kick off at 4am ET on Tennis Channel and Tennis Channel Plus → tnns.ch/app

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A steady stream of rain, a three-hour delay when the match was almost over...

The second round match was challenging for both Taylor Fritz and Novak Djokovic, but the world No. 1 was better equipped. ☝️


The five-time champ took his first step toward another deep run at the Foro Italico.

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It’s practically impossible to advise someone to bet against Rafa Nadal on clay, but don't expect Jannik Sinner to go down without a fight. ?


Look for the Italian to learn from his first meeting and push Nadal to the brink in Rome.

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GOAT sighting ?

Serena Williams is preparing for Rome, and doing it flawlessly.
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Congrats to Jackie Bohannon & John A. Richards III, Grand Prize winners of the America’s Top Coach Contest, presented by Tennis Channel’s TOPSPIN!

Learn more about the amazing work they do changing lives through tennis: tnns.co/4AK1

Jackie Bohannon-Rhinelander



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Get some sleep, because we've got a big day ahead of us in Rome. ?

Live coverage begins at 4am ET on Tennis Channel and Tennis Channel Plus → tnns.ch/app

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The first round in Rome did not disappoint, with Petra Kvitová, Coco Gauff, Jannik Sinner, and more snagging wins.

(Not to mention quite a few rollercoaster three-setters). ?


Monday's action featured big wins on both the men's and women's sides in Rome.

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There always has been at least one man from the US ranked in the Top 30 each week since computer-calculated standings began on Aug. 23, 1973.

Today, the highest-ranked man from the U.S., Taylor Fritz, slid one place to No. 31.


Taylor Fritz dropped to No. 31 in the rankings while John Isner rose to No. 34.

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Aryna Sabalenka and Petra Kvitová are movin' on up. ?



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"No one asked, but I just felt like #RenasArmy needs to know that I'm out here doing all the work, and that this is for you."

Serena Williams is keeping her cards close to her chest, but she has made one thing clear: she's ready to return for the first time since the Australian Open. ?


Williams last played in Melbourne, where she took a tough defeat to Naomi Osaka.

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Ciao, Roma! ? ??

The stars of the ATP and WTA are going to battle in another combined 1000-level tournament, the Internazionali BNL d'Italia
Live coverage begins at 4am ET on Tennis Channel and Tennis Channel Plus → tnns.ch/app



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New shoes for a new experience in Rome. ? ??

Coco Gauff is back with "In Their Shoes," and she's preparing for her next stop on the road to Roland Garros: the Internazionali BNL d'Italia.



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An excellent week of tennis for Alexander Zverev means excitement and high expectations for upcoming Roland Garros-

But first, Rome. ➡️


Zverev completed his run with a second title at the Caja Magica Sunday, 6-7 (8), 6-4, 6-3.

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Players have been told that starting in Geneva and Lyon, they can stay at other hotels, go to restaurants and some other off-site locations, travel on public transit and share accommodation.


ATP players will still not be allowed to attend large public gatherings.

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Matteo Berrettini is slowly rediscovering his 2019 form on the European red clay. ?

The No. 8 seed won an eighth straight match—and his first over Ruud on clay in three attempts—after 81 minutes.


Berrettini scored his first clay win against Ruud to book a final encounter with Zverev.

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Get ready for the Grand Finale for the men. ?

The Mutua Madrid Open doubles final begins at 9:30am ET, with the singles final following at 12:30pm ET → tnns.ch/app



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NEWS: Sonya Kenin has made the tough decision to not be coached by her father Alex anymore.

Steve Weissman, @andyroddick, and @LDavenport76 discuss what went into the decision and how she's being supported now → tnns.ch/app

#TCLive



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A former champion and a first-time Masters 100 finalist walk into the Mutua Madrid Open final...

Andy Murray, Steve Weissman, and @LDavenport76 preview tomorrow's final between Zverev and Berrettini and talk what to look for. ?

#TCLive #MMOpen



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Ready for a show. ?

Matteo Berrettini and Casper Ruud are going head to head for the final, live now → tnns.ch/app



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Rome is for renaissance and rejuvenation. ??

Tennys Sandgren's got the right attitude, he's got the hat, and he's ready for the Internazionali BNL d'Italia.

#MyTennisLife #IBI21



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