The weather forecasts are not at all favorable for the new series of ATP and WTA Rome. Internazionali BNL ´Italy is threatened by days when a lot of rain and storms are predicted.
ATP Rome draw
WTA Rome draw
The show is not recommended Masters 1000 and WTA 1000 in Rome with rain. This weather condition is common on the clay tour. Tournaments have to be rescheduled and double headers sometimes occur. Italy has its grand tournament at the Foro Italico, the 1000-class championship, the last before the second Grand Slam of the season, Roland Garros.
In the men’s draw, the current champion is a Novak Djokovic who is trying to defend the throne in Rome. Despite them, he loses the first place in the men’s rankings to Carlos Alcaraz, who arrives like a shot after winning two consecutive championships (Barcelona and Mutua Madrid Open). On the women’s side, the champion and big favorite is Swiatek. The young Polish woman could make history as if she wins, she will win a third crown in a row to continue expanding her reading skills despite being just 21 years old.
Italian tennis players are always players to remember and we already know that there is a lot of pressure from the local fans. Sinner and Musetti are a priori favorites of the local participants, although there will be many other players who will be encouraged by the public. In the women’s team, the biggest responsibility lies with Trevisan, Cocciaretto and Paolini.
Rain suspended ATP and WTA Rome
The weather forecast for Saturday is not very promising. The day started half an hour late. A minute later they had to stop the action so the protagonists could go back to the dressing room.
The game has been suspended until further notice.
We are actively monitoring the weather conditions and will keep you informed of any schedule changes here.
— Internazionali BNL d’Italia (@InteBNLdItalia) May 13, 2023
What happens if it rains in ATP and WTA Rome?
There is no indoor track at Foro Itálico, so if it rains, the day is cut short. It will be own organization to reorganize the parties at different times, although those are approximate times as they usually have to keep postponing matches until the pitches are in perfect condition to play.
When does the day start again in ATP and WTA Rome?
It is the tournament that decides the time when the day begins again. If a day is interrupted, it will be carried out on the next day and so on. Also inside There are enough tracks in Rome to be able to compete on simultaneous tracks. Basically, since it’s a two-week tournament, there shouldn’t be a problem with the championship continuing as long as the rain allows.
Can you play tennis in the rain?
With light rain, you can play on the clay surfaceOf course, when the rain is light and not slippery. On the other hand, on hard courts and grass, the game is interrupted by even the slightest drop, because there is a risk of serious falls and possible injuries to the players.