Also this year the International Tennis championship of Rome is one of the most prestigious event in the world calendar.
To celebrate its 70th edition, the tournament offers highest level players, all the the best in the world.
In particular, the male sector will be present with all top 44 players in the world and for females with the best 18 of the first 46.
The formula is always that of the “combined event”, with the men’s and women taking place at the same time in a period of 9 days.
The tournament will begin Saturday, May 11 with the qualifying round, while the end of the tournament is scheduled for Sunday 19 with the finals.
The matches will be divided everyday into two sessions, one daytime and one evening.
The first will start at 11 a.m. on the Super Tennis Arena, Nicola Pietrangeli and on the court sides, and at 12 on the Central Court, considered by insiders as tennis players the tennis stadium with the best visibility in the world.
In the central stadium will host the evening session, starting at 19.30 p.m, with a male match and one female match.
In total, the Foro Italico has 11 clay courts, including 8 for singles matches and doubles and 3 for training.
Semifinals and Finals will be played on Center Court.
The compositions of the draws for male and female tournaments, scheduled for May 11, will be held at the Trevi Fountain and the Sunday after the finals will be done a photo shoot of the winners in some of the most evocative places in Rome
What: BNL Internazionali d’Italia (Tennis)
Where: Foro Italico, Rome
When: 11 -19 May, 2013
How to get there: From Metro Ottaviano Take te red subway line, get off at Flaminio station and then take tram 2 and get off at Piazza Mancini