ROME TENNIS ATP/ WTA RESULTS & ORDER OF PLAY • FOGNINI BEATS ANDY MURRAY, TOMMY HAAS BEATS ERNESTO ESCOBEDO IN A MARATHON MATCH

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ROME TENNIS ATP/ WTA RESULTS & ORDER OF PLAY • FOGNINI BEATS ANDY MURRAY, TOMMY HAAS BEATS ERNESTO ESCOBEDO IN A MARATHON MATCH

epa05968520 Britain's Andy Murray returns the ball to Italy's Fabio Fognini during their second round match for the Italian Open tennis tournament at the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy, 16 May 2017. EPA/ETTORE FERRARI  |
Britain’s Andy Murray returns the ball to Italy’s Fabio Fognini during their second round match for the Italian Open tennis tournament at the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy, 16 May 2017. EPA/ETTORE FERRARI

 

 

Internazionali BNL d’Italia

Rome, Italy

 

The new court ” Next Gen ” is a mess. It has a really Soft corner and the court is “unstable ” … It’s Sad to make these world class athletes play on a dangerous court…

 

RESULTS – TUESDAY, 16 MAY 2017

 

Singles – Second Round

F. Fognini (ITA) d [1] A. Murray (GBR) 62 64

[2] N. Djokovic (SRB) d [Q] A. Bedene (GBR) 76(2) 62

[6] M. Cilic (CRO) d R. Harrison (USA) 63 62

[9] D. Goffin (BEL) d F. Verdasco (ESP) 36 63 62

[12] T. Berdych (CZE) d [Q] C. Berlocq (ARG) 63 64

J. Isner (USA) d F. Mayer (GER) 76(4) 76(4)

 

Singles – First Round

[13] J. Sock (USA) d D. Schwartzman (ARG) 64 16 75

[15] P. Carreno Busta (ESP) d G. Simon (FRA) 63 63

[16] A. Zverev (GER) d [Q] K. Anderson (RSA) 64 46 64

[PR] T. Haas (GER) d [LL] E. Escobedo (USA) 60 46 76(1)

B. Paire (FRA) d N. Mahut (FRA) 63 64

P. Cuevas (URU) d [Q] A. Mannarino (FRA) 64 76(2)

D. Ferrer (ESP) d F. Lopez (ESP) 46 63 61

R. Bautista Agut (ESP) d *[LL] A. Dolgopolov (UKR) 64 62

 

Doubles – First Round

N. Mektic (CRO) / A. Ramos-Vinolas (ESP) d [WC] F. Gaio (ITA) / S. Napolitano (ITA) 76(3) 63

R. Bopanna (IND) / P. Cuevas (URU) d [WC] S. Bolelli (ITA) / A. Seppi (ITA) 64 62

B. Baker (USA) / N. Monroe (USA) d J. del Potro (ARG) / M. Matkowski (POL) 36 75 10-5

*[LL] A. Dolgopolov (UKR) replaced N. Kyrgios (AUS) – hip

 

 

SCHEDULE – WEDNESDAY, 17 MAY 2017

 

CENTRALE start 12:00 noon

ATP – [7] K. Nishikori (JPN) vs D. Ferrer (ESP)

ATP – [Q] N. Almagro (ESP) vs [4] R. Nadal (ESP)

WTA – [1] A. Kerber (GER) vs [Q] A. Kontaveit (EST)

Not Before 7:30 pm

ATP – [3] S. Wawrinka (SUI) vs B. Paire (FRA)

Not Before 9:00 pm

WTA – [Q] J. Ostapenko (LAT) vs [3] G. Muguruza (ESP)

 

NEXT GEN ARENA start 11:00 am

WTA – [8] E. Svitolina (UKR) vs A. Cornet (FRA)

Not Before 12:00 noon

ATP – K. Edmund (GBR) vs J. del Potro (ARG)

WTA – L. Tsurenko (UKR) vs [9] V. Williams (USA)

ATP – [8] D. Thiem (AUT) vs P. Cuevas (URU)

Not Before 7:00 pm

ATP – [Q] J. Struff (GER) vs S. Querrey (USA)

 

PIETRANGELI start 11:00 am

WTA – L. Siegemund (GER) vs [6] S. Halep (ROU)

WTA – L. Davis (USA) vs [2] K. Pliskova (CZE)

ATP – V. Troicki (SRB) vs [16] A. Zverev (GER)

ATP – [PR] T. Haas (GER) vs [5] M. Raonic (CAN)

Not Before 5:00 pm

WTA – [4] D. Cibulkova (SVK) vs E. Makarova (RUS)

 

COURT 1 start 11:00 am

WTA – [Q] C. Bellis (USA) vs [15] K. Bertens (NED)

WTA – [Q] D. Gavrilova (AUS) vs C. Garcia (FRA)

ATP – [13] J. Sock (USA) vs J. Vesely (CZE)

ATP – [15] P. Carreno Busta (ESP) vs R. Bautista Agut (ESP)

ATP – [3] J. Murray (GBR) / B. Soares (BRA) vs J. Isner (USA) / J. Sock (USA)

 

COURT 2 start 11:00 am

WTA – [Q] M. Barthel (GER) vs [Q] Q. Wang (CHN)

Not Before 1:00 pm

WTA – J. Goerges (GER) vs J. Jankovic (SRB)

WTA – [14] B. Strycova (CZE) vs T. Bacsinszky (SUI)

ATP – N. Mektic (CRO) / A. Ramos-Vinolas (ESP) vs [8] I. Dodig (CRO) / M. Granollers (ESP)

WTA – [4] T. Babos (HUN) / A. Hlavackova (CZE) vs [PR] L. Arruabarrena (ESP) / A. Parra Santonja (ESP)

 

COURT 4 start 11:00 am

WTA – [WC] S. Errani (ITA) / M. Trevisan (ITA) vs C. Mchale (USA) / M. Niculescu (ROU)

WTA – [12] A. Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) vs A. Sevastova (LAT)

ATP – J. Sousa (POR) / F. Verdasco (ESP) vs D. Nestor (CAN) / E. Roger-Vasselin (FRA)

WTA – N. Hibino (JPN) / A. Rosolska (POL) vs [2] Y. Chan (TPE) / M. Hingis (SUI)

 

COURT 6 start 12:00 noon

ATP – O. Marach (AUT) / M. Pavic (CRO) vs [Alt] T. Huey (PHI) / M. Venus (NZL)

WTA – S. Kuznetsova (RUS) / K. Mladenovic (FRA) vs A. Groenefeld (GER) / K. Peschke (CZE)

WTA – After Suitable Rest – D. Jurak (CRO) / A. Rodionova (AUS) vs K. Bertens (NED) / J. Goerges (GER)

 

COURT 3 start 1:00 pm

WTA – K. Bondarenko (UKR) / K. Siniakova (CZE) vs [7] G. Dabrowski (CAN) / Y. Xu (CHN)

WTA – After Suitable Rest – [Alt] O. Savchuk (UKR) / E. Svitolina (UKR) vs [3] S. Mirza (IND) / Y. Shvedova (KAZ)

 

David Goffin of Belgium in action against Fernando Verdasco of Spain during their second round match of the Italian Open tennis tournament at the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy, 16 May 2017. EPA/ETTORE FERRARI

 

 

Russian Maria Sharapova serves the ball to Croatian Mirjana Lucic-Baroni during their second round match for the Italian Open tennis tournament at the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy, 16 May 2017. EPA/CLAUDIO ONORATI

 

 

Italy’s Fabio Fognini celebrates after winning the match against Britain’s Andy Murray in the Italian Open tennis tournament at the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy, 16 May 2017. Fognini won 6-2, 6-4. EPA/ETTORE FERRARI

 

 

Croatian Mirjana Lucic-Baroni reacts during the match against Maria Sharapova during their second round at the Italian Open tennis tournament at the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy, 16 May 2017. EPA/CLAUDIO ONORATI

 

 

French Kristina Mladenovic returns the ball to German Julia Goerges during their first round match of the Italian Open tennis tournament at the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy, 16 May 2017. EPA/CLAUDIO ONORATI

 

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