8 hrs ago
Roger Federer is ready to add to his legend -- in Rome
We counted Roger Federer out for the clay-court season this year. After all, he didn't even bother preparing for the red dirt.
12 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Top-ranked Serena Williams beats Carla Suarez Navarro to reach Italian Open semifinals
Serena Williams, of the United States, returns the ball to Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova, during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome, Thursday, May 16, 2013.
17 hrs ago
Berdych stuns Djokovic in thrilling comeback victory in Rome
Tomas Berdych recorded the comeback of the tournament so far with a shocking three-set victory over world No.
Thu May 16, 2013
Nadal overcomes shaky start to edge Gulbis
Six-time champion Rafael Nadal overcame one of the worst opening sets of his career to edge Latvian qualifier Ernests Gulbis 1-6, 7-5, 6-4 Thursday and reach the Italian Open quarterfinals.
The Star Online
Djokovic starts Rome title campaign with win over Montanes
Stretch: Novak Djokovic returns a shot to Albert Montanes during their second round match of the Rome Masters on Tuesday.
Andy Murray's Injury Latest Sign ATP Schedule Too Tough on Players
Andy Murray retired from his second-round match in Rome. He is doubtful for the French Open and concerned about being healthy enough for Wimbledon.
Rome Masters 2013: Players Gaining Key Momentum at Italian Open
The 2013 Rome Masters offers tennis stars one last shot to tune up their game and gain pivotal momentum before the clay-court season finale, better known as the French Open.
Rome: Djokovic d. Dolgopolov
Has a player ever had more trouble with a court than with an opponent? That appeared to be the case in Novak Djokovic's hour-long, 6-1, 6-4 win over Alexandr Dolgopolov in Rome today.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Miami Herald
Murray retires with back pain; doubtful for Paris
Andy Murray retired from his second-round match with Spanish opponent Marcel Granollers at the Italian Open on Wednesday with lower back pain and considers himself doubtful for the French Open.
South China Morning Post
Serena Williams gains sisterly revenge, Novak Djokovic bounces back in Rome
World No 1 Serena Williams inflicted swift revenge on behalf of her older sister when she beat Britain's Laura Robson 6-2 6-2 in the Rome Masters on Tuesday.
Tue May 14, 2013
Rafael Nadal treads lightly on delicate knees as French Open looms
Practice makes perfect, which is one of the reasons why Rafael Nadal continues to play down his chances of adding an eighth French Open to his ever-growing tally of titles next month.
Top-ranked Djokovic back on track at Italian Open
Djokovic has reached the final in four of the five past years at the Foro Italico, winning the title in 2008 and 2011.
ATP World Tour
Djokovic Begins Title Quest; Gasquet Ousts Dimitrov For Third Round Berth
Novak Djokovic began his quest for a third title with a 70-minute win at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia on Tuesday.
Mon May 13, 2013
Djokovic, Federer look for Rome boost
The leading trio of Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray all have work to do before the start of the French Open in a fortnight, with the Rome Masters the last tournament chance to whip their clay games into top condition.
Wall Street Journal
The Drama of Jimmy Connors
There he was, Jimmy Connors, and to be truthful, it was a little strange, to find the raffish tennis icon looking so refined-dignified, really-in the upstairs lounge of the Peninsula Hotel, a posh fortress of decorum off Fifth Avenue.
Sun May 12, 2013
ATP World Tour
Nadal: "The Kind Of Play I'm Aiming For"
Rafael Nadal says his game is at the level where he wants it to be as he continues to rack up title after title and build his case as Novak Djokovic 's biggest threat for the year-end No.
Wall Street Journal
Rafael Nadal's Bizarre Quest
Keep up the hard work, Rafael Nadal, and maybe one day you'll be the fourth seed at the French Open.
Dimitrov beats Baghdatis, Gasquet also advances in Rome
Grigor Dimitrov gets another win over Marcos Baghdatis, this time on Sunday in Rome.
Novak Djokovic: My Ankle Is Not Bothering Me, I'm Confident Of Playing Well The Next Few Weeks
Novak Djokovic met the press today at the Italian Open in Rome. Just a few days after suffering a shock loss to Grigor Dimitrov during which he turned his bad ankle, the World No.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Preparing for the Italian Open, top-ranked Novak Djokovic says his right ankle is pain-free
The top-ranked player twisted his ankle while representing Serbia in the Davis Cup in April then appeared to hurt it again in a second-round loss to Grigor Dimitrov at the Madrid Open on Tuesday.