Italian Open Finals LIVE: Rafael Nadal to play Novak Djokovic in Rome final, Watch it LIVE

Italian Open Finals LIVE: Rafael Nadal to play Novak Djokovic in Rome final
Italian Open Finals LIVE: Rafael Nadal to play Novak Djokovic in Rome final

Italian Open Finals LIVE streaming – Nadal vs Djokovic: Rafael Nadal secured his place in the Italian Open final with a 6-4 6-4 win over American Reilly Opelka. Nadal will play world number one Novak Djokovic, who beat Italian Lorenzo Sonego 6-3 6-7 (5-7) 6-2, in the final. It will be 6th time that Nadal vs Djokovic will be played out in Italian Open Finals. In Women Singles Finals, Iga Swiatek will play Karolina Pliskova in Rome final. Watch the Finals LIVE on Tennis TV

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Italian Open Finals LIVE: Rafael Nadal to play Novak Djokovic in Rome final

At 2-1 down in the first set Nadal had to save four break points, but he then broke his big-hitting rival in the next game before going on to claim the set. One break of serve was also enough for the 34-year-old Spaniard in the second set as he secured victory in Rome.

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Nadal will play world number one Novak Djokovic, who beat Italian Lorenzo Sonego 6-3 6-7 (5-7) 6-2, in the final. Djokovic was on court twice on Saturday as he came from a set down to beat Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas in their rain-affected quarter-final before playing Sonego after Nadal’s match.

Against Tsitsipas, the Serb trailed 6-4 2-1 when the match was suspended because of rain on Friday, but he broke serve twice when it resumed on Saturday to force a decider.

He then twice recovered from a break down in a see-saw final set to win 4-6 7-5 7-5 and reach the last four. Sonego had also been in action on Saturday as he beat Andrey Rublev 3-6 6-4 6-3 to set up the semi-final with Djokovic.

Nevertheless, the pair produced an enthralling match lasting two hours and 44 minutes.

Italian Open Finals LIVE: Iga Swiatek will play Karolina Pliskova in Rome final

French Open champion Iga Swiatek won two matches in a day to set up an Italian Open final against Karolina Pliskova in Rome. Nineteen-year-old Swiatek, seeded 15th, beat 17-year-old American Coco Gauff 7-6 (7-3) 6-3 in her semi-final.

Earlier on Saturday, the Pole saw off Elina Svitolina 6-2 7-5 in a match held over from Friday because of rain.

Pliskova, 29, made her third straight Italian Open final with a 6-1 3-6 6-2 win over Croatia’s Petra Martic. Czech ninth seed Pliskova, the 2019 champion, lost last year’s final after retiring injured while trailing Simona Halep.

“I started worrying about the semi-final right after I finished basically. Kind of mad that I couldn’t even celebrate,” said Swiatek, who can break into the world top 10 if she beats Pliskova.

“I told myself there’s nothing I can do about it, I have no influence. I was pretty surprised that we’re going to be scheduled at 4pm because the men’s semi-final was at 6pm. It’s a new experience for me.”

ITALIAN OPEN FINALS – Match Timings & Live Streaming Details (All Indian Standard Timings)

Women Singles Finals – Iga Swiatek will play Karolina Pliskova @ 6.30 PM
Men’s Singles Finals – Novak Djokovic vs Rafael Nadal @ 8.30 PM

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