An exciting weekend of Italian Open matches culminates today (Sunday, 16th May) with the much-anticipated finals as the tennis pros battle it out for another Grand Slam title.
Unsurprisingly, Novak Djokovic is facing Rafael Nadal in the Men’s Singles Final, with the long-time rivals reuniting for the first time since Nadal’s French Open win last year.
With a greater number of Grand Slam titles, could Nadal pip Djokovic’s top spot in the rankings with another defeat?
In the morning, ninth seed Karolina Pliskova will be taking on Poland’s Iga Swiatek in what’s set to be a gripping final as Pliskova tries to secure her first big tournament win.
For the remaining matches and doubles fixtures, make sure to check out RadioTimes.com‘s Italian Open 2021 schedule.
RadioTimes.com has rounded up everything you need to know about the Italian Open 2021 tennis tournament including how to watch every moment.
When is the Italian Open 2021?
The tournament started on Sunday 9th May 2021 after initial qualifying for the tournament. It runs until Sunday 16th May 2021.
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How to watch and live stream Italian Open in the UK
You can tune in to watch the entire tournament unfold live on Amazon Prime Video. You can sign up for a free trial now and soak up some of the finest tennis players in action in Rome.
If you do decide to sign up, Amazon offers a 30-day free trial also means you can watch hit shows as well as their sporadic offering of Premier League matches.
Afterwards, a subscription costs £7.99 a month and offers free next day delivery on thousands of items, as well as the Amazon Prime Video library.
Italian Open 2021 schedule
The tournament is spread across an eight-day period. The Men’s and Women’s Singles tournaments are perfectly in-sync with one another throughout the competition.
Men’s and Women’s Singles schedule
- First round – 9/10/11th May
- Second round – 11/12th May
- Third round – 13th May
- Quarter-finals – 14th May
- Semi-finals – 15th May
- Final – 16th May
Italian Open prize money 2021
Men’s and Women’s Singles prize money
- Qualifying 1 – £3,000
- Qualifying 2 – £5,500
- Round 1 – £10,500
- Round 2 – £15,500
- Round 3 – £24,500
- Quarter-finals – £39,000
- Semi-finals – £71,500
- Runner-up – £126,000
- Winner – £213,000
Where is the Italian Open 2021 held?
The tournament is being held at the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy.
The outdoor clay court has hosted the event for almost every edition since 1930 though the Women’s Singles was held in Perugia for several years in the ’80s before being played in union with the Men’s Singles back in the Italian capital.