All the matches valid for the pre-qualifications to the Internazionali BNL d’Italia 2022 took place and awarded the Wild Cards for Main Draws and Qualifications.
In the deciding match for the two Main Draw wild cards on the men’s side, Francesco Passaro defeated Giovanni Fonio with a double 6-4, while Matteo Arnaldi got the better of Francesco Forti with a 6-3 6-3. For the two losers, however, there will be the chance to play in the qualifications, as they had already guaranteed a Wild Card by reaching the final stage.
Luca Nardi and Gian Marco Ferrari took two of the four qualifications wild cards already on Wednesday available for the men’s draw.
On the women’s side, Nuria Brancaccio, Eleonora Alvisi, Stefania Rubini and Angelica Raggi took the victories on Wednesday that gave them access to the qualification’s draw.
The doubles’ pre-qualifications have also got their winners: Matteo Arnaldi and Francesco Passaro doubled up their individual performances by claiming the victory as a pair and adding a doubles’ Wild Card for the main draw to their singles’ ones. On the women’s side, the experience of Clauda Giovine and Anastasia Grymalska had the better of youngsters Alvisi/Pigato.
Access to the Foro Italico is available via ground tickets and can be bought on the ticketing website at the cost of 6€ so that you can follow such exciting battles from court side also with the help of the live scores.
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Here’s the results from Wednesday:
(7) Francesco Passaro d. (8) Giovanni Fonio 64 63
(5) Matteo Arnaldi d. (6) Francesco Forti 63 63
Arnaldi/Passaro d. Forti/Zeppieri w/o
Giovine/Grymalska d. Alvisi/Pigato 76(3) 64
Luca Nardi d. Marco Cecchinato 64 1-0 rit.
Gian Marco Ferrari d. Giulio Zeppieri 16 75 64
Eleonora Alvisi d. (1) Federica Di Sarra 64 57 75
(5) Nuria Brancaccio d. (4) Dalila Spiteri 61 62
(3) Stefania Rachel Rubini d. (8) Melania Delai 36 75 64
(9) Angelica Raggi d. (2) Lisa Pigato 36 61 62
Forti/Zeppieri d. La Vela/Pontoglio 64 64
Arnaldi/Passaro d. Maestrelli/Nardi 36 62 13-11
Alvisi/Pigato d. D.Chiesa/Pedone 76(2) 62
Giovine/Grymalska d. Brancaccio/Delai 63 63
Check today’s Order of Play here. (May 5th)
Women Pre-Qualifications Draw.
Men’s Pre-Qualifications Doubles Draw.