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2018 Italian Open – Men's Singles

Alexander Zverev was the defending champion,[1] but lost to Rafael Nadal in the final, 1–6, 6–1, 3–6. It was Nadal's 32nd record-extending ATP Masters title. By winning the title, Nadal regained the ATP no. 1 singles ranking from Roger Federer.[2]

Men's Singles
2018 Italian Open
ChampionSpain Rafael Nadal
Runner-upGermany Alexander Zverev
Final score6–1, 1–6, 6–3
Details
Draw56 (7Q / 4WC)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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After failing to defend his finalist points from the previous year, Novak Djokovic fell outside the Top 20 for the first time since October 2, 2006.

SeedsEdit

The top eight seeds receive a bye into the second round.

01.    Rafael Nadal (Champion)
02.    Alexander Zverev (Final)
03.    Grigor Dimitrov (Second round)
04.    Marin Čilić (Semifinals)
05.    Juan Martín del Potro (Third round, retired)
06.    Dominic Thiem (Second round)
07.    Kevin Anderson (Second round, retired)
08.    John Isner (Second round)
09.    David Goffin (Quarterfinals)
10.    Pablo Carreño Busta (Quarterfinals)
11.    Novak Djokovic (Semifinals)
12.    Sam Querrey (First round)
13.    Jack Sock (Second round)
14.    Diego Schwartzman (Second round)
15.    Tomáš Berdych (First round)
16.    Lucas Pouille (Second round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Rafael Nadal 4 6 6
  Fabio Fognini 6 1 2
1   Rafael Nadal 77 6
11   Novak Djokovic 643
  Kei Nishikori 6 1 3
11   Novak Djokovic 2 6 6
1   Rafael Nadal 6 1 6
2   Alexander Zverev 1 6 3
10   Pablo Carreño Busta 3 3
4   Marin Čilić 6 6
4   Marin Čilić 6135
2   Alexander Zverev 715 7
9   David Goffin 4 6 3
2   Alexander Zverev 6 3 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   R Nadal 6 6
  F Verdasco 3 1   D Džumhur 1 0
  D Džumhur 6 6 1   R Nadal 6 6
  D Medvedev 6 4 1   D Shapovalov 4 1
  R Haase 3 6 6   R Haase 6377 3
  D Shapovalov 1 6 77   D Shapovalov 77 656
15   T Berdych 6 3 651   R Nadal 4 6 6
12   S Querrey 2 67   F Fognini 6 1 2
  P Gojowczyk 6 79   P Gojowczyk 6 6
WC   L Sonego 2 77 6 WC   L Sonego 3 4
  A Mannarino 6 643   P Gojowczyk 4 4
  F Fognini 6 6   F Fognini 6 6
  G Monfils 3 1   F Fognini 6 1 6
6   D Thiem 4 6 3

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   G Dimitrov 77 5 4
  K Nishikori 77 6   K Nishikori 647 6
  F López 654   K Nishikori 6 6
  K Khachanov 5 79 66   P Kohlschreiber 1 2
  P Kohlschreiber 7 6778   P Kohlschreiber 6 6
  D Ferrer 3 4 13   J Sock 4 3
13   J Sock 6 6   K Nishikori 6 1 3
11   N Djokovic 6 6 11   N Djokovic 2 6 6
  A Dolgopolov 1 3 11   N Djokovic 6 6
Q   N Basilashvili 6 4 6 Q   N Basilashvili 4 2
Q   F Baldi 4 6 4 11   N Djokovic 6 7
Q   F Delbonis 6 5 1   A Ramos Viñolas 1 5
  A Ramos Viñolas 2 7 6   A Ramos Viñolas 6577 77
8   J Isner 77 6265

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   K Anderson 4 0r
  A Bedene 6 6   A Bedene 6 0
  G Müller 4 4   A Bedene 4 77 2
  S Wawrinka 4 4 10   P Carreño Busta 6 636
  S Johnson 6 6   S Johnson 4 6 4
  J Donaldson 4 6 0 10   P Carreño Busta 6 2 6
10   P Carreño Busta 6 3 6 10   P Carreño Busta 3 3
14   D Schwartzman 6 6 4   M Čilić 6 6
Q   N Jarry 4 1 14   D Schwartzman 6 4 2
  B Paire 6 6   B Paire 2 6 6
  R Gasquet 4 4   B Paire 3 4
  R Harrison 77 6 4   M Čilić 6 6
  Y Sugita 653   R Harrison 77 1 61
4   M Čilić 636 77

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5   JM del Potro 7 6
  B Ćorić 1r Q   S Tsitsipas 5 3
Q   S Tsitsipas 4 5   JM del Potro 2 5r
  P Cuevas 6 5 4 9   D Goffin 6 4
WC   M Cecchinato 2 7 6 WC   M Cecchinato 7 2 2
  L Mayer 1 2 9   D Goffin 5 6 6
9   D Goffin 6 6 9   D Goffin 4 6 3
16   L Pouille 6 3 77 2   A Zverev 6 3 6
WC   A Seppi 2 6 6316   L Pouille 2 63
Q   M Jaziri 3 6 3   K Edmund 6 77
  K Edmund 6 3 6   K Edmund 5 611
WC   M Berrettini 6 77 2   A Zverev 7 713
Q   F Tiafoe 3 61 WC   M Berrettini 5 2
2   A Zverev 7 6

QualifyingEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Stefanos Tsitsipas (Qualified)
  2.   João Sousa (Qualifying competition)
  3.   Mischa Zverev (Qualifying competition)
  4.   Frances Tiafoe (Qualified)
  5.   Julien Benneteau (Qualifying competition)
  6.   Márton Fucsovics (First round)
  7.   Malek Jaziri (Qualified)
  8.   Nicolás Jarry (Qualified)
  9.   Taylor Fritz (First round)
  10.   Guillermo García López (Qualifying competition)
  11.   Florian Mayer (First round)
  12.   Nikoloz Basilashvili (Qualified)
  13.   Federico Delbonis (Qualified)
  14.   Viktor Troicki (Qualifying competition, withdrew)

QualifiersEdit

Qualifying drawEdit

First qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
1   Stefanos Tsitsipas 5 6 77
    Mikhail Kukushkin 7 3 65
1   Stefanos Tsitsipas 711 6
    Dušan Lajović 694
    Dušan Lajović 7 3 6
11   Florian Mayer 5 6 2

Second qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
2   João Sousa 6 6
    Horacio Zeballos 4 0
2   João Sousa 4 3
8   Nicolás Jarry 6 6
    Nicolás Kicker 77 5 67
8   Nicolás Jarry 637 79

Third qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
3   Mischa Zverev 6 6
WC   Andrea Pellegrino 1 2
3   Mischa Zverev 6 3 4
13   Federico Delbonis 3 6 6
    Cameron Norrie 2 0
13   Federico Delbonis 6 6

Fourth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
4   Frances Tiafoe 3 7 6
WC   Salvatore Caruso 6 5 4
4   Frances Tiafoe w/o
14   Viktor Troicki
    Thomas Fabbiano 5 3
14   Viktor Troicki 7 6

Fifth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
5   Julien Benneteau 6 6
WC   Liam Caruana 2 0
5   Julien Benneteau 6 5 4
12   Nikoloz Basilashvili 3 7 6
    Marius Copil 4 6 2
12   Nikoloz Basilashvili 6 3 6

Sixth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
6   Márton Fucsovics 6477 5
WC   Filippo Baldi 77 657
WC   Filippo Baldi 4 6 77
10   Guillermo García López 6 4 65
    Ruben Bemelmans 3 1
10   Guillermo García López 6 6

Seventh qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
7   Malek Jaziri 6 6
    Evgeny Donskoy 3 2
7   Malek Jaziri 6 3 6
    Mikhail Youzhny 4 6 3
    Mikhail Youzhny 6 3 6
9   Taylor Fritz 4 6 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Internazionali BNL d'Italia Overview". 10 May 2018.
  2. ^ Rhys Turrell (2018-04-02). "Roger Federer loses No.1 ranking to Rafael Nadal... but here's how Swiss can win it back". Daily Star. Retrieved 2018-04-14.