World No.1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic leads a phenomenal field at this year’s Internazionali BNL d’Italia. All the the actual Top 10 players will fight for the title at the 80th edition of the tournament, the first grown from eight-day (56 Draw) to 12-day (96 Draw).
World No.2 Carlos Alcaraz will play his first Masters 1000 tournament on clay of the season as he was forced to withdraw from the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters.
Stefanos Tsitsipas, losing finalist last year in Rome, will come back alongside Daniil Medvedev who leads the Pepperstone ATP Live Race. The 27-year-old withdrew due to a hernia and the surgery that resulted twelve months ago.
Ten-time Rome champion Rafa Nadal is also expected to be at the Foro Italico bidding for his first triumph since 2021.
Jannik Sinner leads the group of four Italian players in the main draw. Also Lorenzo Musetti, Matteo Berrettini and Lorenzo Sonego will battle for the title in Rome.
Three players gained their spot in the direct acceptance list through their protected rankings: Kyle Edmund from Great Britain (No.48), Hugo Dellien from Bolivia (73) and Guido Pella from Argentina (75). Five wild-cards and 12 qualifiers will join them.