Wawrinka Upsets Opelka at Italian Open; Davidovich Fokina, Brooksby Advance to Second Round

published: May, 09, 2022

by: TC Staff

Internazionali BNL d’Italia—Rome, Italy

The year’s final Masters 1000 event of the year on clay begins this week in Rome, Italy. The prestigious Italian Open from the Foro Italico has hosted some of the most iconic male and female players throughout history. 10-time former winner and defending champion Rafael Nadal returns with his eyes on an 11th crown. He’ll have stiff competition throughout the week, which will include the likes of world No. 1 Novak Djokovic, No. 2 seed Alexander Zverev and clay-court Greek star, Stefanos Tsitsipas. As always, Betway will feature comprehensive odds for the entire tournament. The Rome Masters is final major clay-court event heading into the French Open later this month.

First-round results:

(13) Denis Shapovalov Defeats Lorenzo Sonego 76(5) 36 63
Stan Wawrinka Defeats (14) Reilly Opelka 36 75 62
(15) Pablo Carreno Busta Defeats Federico Delbonis 63 62
Jenson Brooksby Defeats Flavio Cobolli 63 64
Laslo Djere Defeats Borna Coric 62 67(3) 62
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina Defeats Ilya Ivashka 62 46 64
Nikoloz Basilashvili Defeats Daniel Evans 762 62
Marcos Giron Defeats Alexander Bublik 36 64 63
Karen Khachanov Defeats Giulio Zeppieri 63 64
Botic van de Zandschulp Defeats Sebastian Korda 64 61
Fabio Fognini Defeats Dominic Thiem 64 76(5)
Alex De Minaur Defeats Dusan Lajovic 64 61

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