Three Italians already in the second round of the Internationals: Sinner, who knocks out Tsitsipas, Berrettini and Travaglia, who will compete in a blue derby for a place in the quarterfinals. Out Caruso with Djokovic. Women, Paolini eliminated from Halep. The Masters of Rome live on Sky Sport
TV GUIDE, THE INTERNATIONALS OF ROME ON SKY
Third day of Internationals of Italy, running at the Foro Italico in Rome until 21 September and live on the channels Sky Sport. Italy is still smiling: ahead of Berrettini, Travaglia and Sinner. Out Jasmine Paolini in the women’s scoreboard.
Sinner, batte Tsitsipas in 3 set
Sinner to scream: lesson to Master Tsitsipas
Jannik Sinner qualifies for the first time in his career at the eighth of the Internazionali d’Italia, beating 6-1, 6-7, 6-2 in over two hours of gameplay Stefanos Tsitsipas, n.6 in the ranking and 3 in the seeding, thus taking revenge after the Greek had defeated him in 2019, right in the 2nd round at the Forum. The South Tyrolean, who had never beaten a player so high in the standings, awaits the winner of the match between Dimitrov (15 of the seeding) and the Japanese Nishioka.
Caps and Work ahead: it will be a derby
Djokovic returns and wins: Caruso ko 6-3, 6-2
Matteo Berrettini makes no mistake and hits the 3rd round ai Internationals of Italy (best result, equaled 2019). The 24-year-old from Rome, 8 ATP and fourth-seeded, beat the Argentine Federico Coria, 104 in the ranking, on the Central, with the partial of 7-5, 6-1.First set in which the game is played ‘on serve’ until the eighth game, then two consecutive breaks, with Matteo not archiving the practice on his own service. There the difference in talent on the pitch is too obvious and Berrettini (4 aces, three points lost with the first and 17 winners) snatches the serve from Coria, avoiding a dangerous tie-break and closing 7-5. The blue takes his measures, places a break at the opening of the second set and closes rather easily 6-1 in an hour and 20 ‘: in the 3rd round the derby awaits him with Stefano Travaglia, number 84 in the world and competing with a wild-card, which he beat 7-6, 7-5 the Croatian Borna Coric (26 ATP). The 28 year old from Ascoli Piceno thus wins his second victory in a 1000, both obtained against a Top 30.
Internazionali d’Italia, the results of the Italians
Second round, men
(1) Novak Djokovic (SRB) c. (wc) Salvatore Caruso (ITA) 6-3, 6-2
(4) Matteo Berrettini (ITA) c. (q) Federico Coria (ARG) 7-5, 6-1
(wc) Stefano Travaglia (ITA) c. Borna Coric (CRO) 7-6, 7-5
Jannik Sinner (ITA) c. (3) Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) 6-1, 6-7, 6-2
(q) Marco Cecchinato (ITA) c. Filip Krajinovic (SRB)
Second round, women
(1) Simona Halep (ROU) c. (wc) Jasmine Paolini (ITA) 6-4, 6-3