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The 2018 Italian Open[2] (also known as the 2018 Rome Masters and sponsored title 2018 Internazionali BNL d'Italia) was a professional tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts at the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy from 14 May–20 May 2018. It was the 75th edition of the Italian Open and it is classified as an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event on the 2018 ATP World Tour and a Premier 5 event on the 2018 WTA Tour.[4]

2018 Italian Open
Date14 – 20 May
Edition75th
Draw56S / 24D (men)
56S / 28D (women)
Prize money€4,872,105 (men)
$3,351,720 (women)[1]
SurfaceClay
LocationRome, Italy
VenueForo Italico
Champions
Men's Singles
Spain Rafael Nadal[2]
Women's Singles
Ukraine Elina Svitolina[3]
Men's Doubles
Colombia Juan Sebastián Cabal / Colombia Robert Farah
Women's Doubles
Australia Ashleigh Barty / Netherlands Demi Schuurs
← 2017 · Italian Open · 2019 →

Points and prize moneyEdit

Point distributionEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Q Q2 Q1
Men's Singles[5] 1000 600 360 180 90 45 10 25 16 0
Men's Doubles[6] 10 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Women's Singles 900 585 350 190 105 60 1 30 20 1
Women's Doubles 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Q2 Q1
Men's Singles €935,385 €458,640 €230,830 €117,375 €60,945 €32,135 €17,350 €4,000 €2,040
Women's Singles €507,100 €253,425 €126,590 €58,313 €28,910 €14,840 €7,627 €4,245 €2,184
Men's Doubles €289,670 €141,820 €71,130 €35,510 €18,870 €9,960 N/A N/A N/A
Women's Doubles €145,167 €73,322 €36,293 €18,269 €9,227 €4,572 N/A N/A N/A

ATP singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

The following are the seeded players. Seedings are based on ATP rankings as of 7 May 2018. Rankings and points before are as of 14 May 2018.

Seed[7] Rank Player Points before Points defending Points won Points after Status
1 2   Rafael Nadal 7,950 180 1000 8,770 Champion, defeated   Alexander Zverev [2]
2 3   Alexander Zverev 6,015 1,000 600 5,615 Runner-up, lost to   Rafael Nadal [1]
3 4   Grigor Dimitrov 4,870 10 10 4,870 Second round lost to   Kei Nishikori
4 5   Marin Čilić 4,770 180 360 4,950 Semifinals lost to   Alexander Zverev [2]
5 6   Juan Martín del Potro 4,540 180 90 4,450 Third round retired against   David Goffin [9]
6 8   Dominic Thiem 3,545 360 10 3,195 Second round lost to   Fabio Fognini
7 7   Kevin Anderson 3,660 35 10 3,635 Second round retired against   Aljaž Bedene
8 9   John Isner 3,305 360 10 2,955 Second round lost to   Albert Ramos Viñolas
9 10   David Goffin 2,930 90 180 3,020 Quarterfinals lost to   Alexander Zverev
10 11   Pablo Carreño Busta 2,280 45 180 2,415 Quarterfinals lost to   Marin Čilić [4]
11 18   Novak Djokovic 1,905 600 360 1,665 Semifinals lost to   Rafael Nadal [1]
12 12   Sam Querrey 2,220 90 10 2,140 First round lost to   Peter Gojowczyk
13 14   Jack Sock 2,155 90 45 2,110 Second round lost to   Philipp Kohlschreiber
14 15   Diego Schwartzman 2,130 10 45 2,165 Second round lost to   Benoît Paire
15 17   Tomáš Berdych 1,980 90 10 1,900 First round lost to   Denis Shapovalov
16 16   Lucas Pouille 1,995 10 45 2,030 Second round lost to   Kyle Edmund

The following players would have been seeded, but they withdrew from the event.

Rank Player Points before Points defending Points after Reason
1   Roger Federer 9,670 0 8,670 Scheduling
13   Roberto Bautista Agut 2,210 10 2,120 Personal

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament

ATP doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  POL Łukasz Kubot   BRA Marcelo Melo 3 1
  AUT Oliver Marach   CRO Mate Pavić 7 2
  USA Bob Bryan   USA Mike Bryan 10 3
  FIN Henri Kontinen   AUS John Peers 15 4
  GBR Jamie Murray   BRA Bruno Soares 27 5
  COL Juan Sebastián Cabal   COL Robert Farah 37 6
  IND Rohan Bopanna   FRA Édouard Roger-Vasselin 44 7
  ESP Feliciano López   ESP Marc López 46 8
  • Rankings are as of May 7, 2018.

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pair received entry as alternates:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament

WTA singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  ROU Simona Halep 1 1
  DEN Caroline Wozniacki 2 2
  ESP Garbiñe Muguruza 3 3
  UKR Elina Svitolina 4 4
  LAT Jeļena Ostapenko 5 5
  CZE Karolína Plíšková 6 6
  FRA Caroline Garcia 7 7
  USA Venus Williams 8 8
  USA Sloane Stephens 9 9
  CZE Petra Kvitová 10 10
  GER Angelique Kerber 11 11
  USA CoCo Vandeweghe 13 12
  USA Madison Keys 14 13
  RUS Daria Kasatkina 15 14
  LAT Anastasija Sevastova 17 15
  AUS Ashleigh Barty 18 16
  SVK Magdaléna Rybáriková 19 17
  • Rankings are as of 7 May 2018.

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry using a protected ranking:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following players received entry as lucky losers:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament
During the tournament

WTA doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  RUS Ekaterina Makarova   RUS Elena Vesnina 4 1
  CZE Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková   CZE Barbora Strýcová 17 2
  HUN Tímea Babos   FRA Kristina Mladenovic 18 3
  CAN Gabriela Dabrowski   CHN Xu Yifan 25 4
  TPE Latisha Chan   USA Bethanie Mattek-Sands 32 5
  CZE Barbora Krejčíková   CZE Kateřina Siniaková 33 6
  SLO Andreja Klepač   ESP María José Martínez Sánchez 34 7
  AUS Ashleigh Barty   NED Demi Schuurs 35 8
  • Rankings are as of May 7, 2018.

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pair received entry as alternates:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament
During the tournament

ChampionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Official site - Prize Money". Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Rafael Nadal beats Alexander Zverev to win Italian Open – as it happened". The Guardian. London. 20 May 2018. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Italian Open: Elina Svitolina beats Simona Halep in Rome final". BBC Sport. London. 20 May 2018. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Italian Open | May 14th - 20th 2017". internazionalibnlditalia.com/en/. 2018-05-14. Retrieved 2018-04-10.
  5. ^ "Points singles | May 14th - 20th 2017". atpworldtour.com. 2018-05-14. Retrieved 2018-04-10.
  6. ^ "Points doubles | May 14th - 20th 2017". atpworldtour.com. 2018-05-14. Retrieved 2018-04-10.
  7. ^ "Seeds ATP | May 14th - 20th 2017". twitter.com/hashtag/ibi18. 2018-05-14. Retrieved 2018-04-10.

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