Week 20 (w/c 13 May): Rome

Clay court tennis moves to Rome, where main draw matches begin on Sunday.

Johanna Konta faces Alison Riske in the first round for the second event in a row.


ATP Masters 1000 and WTA Premier 5, Amazon Prime Video and BT Sport

On the clay in Rome, the first main draw matches are on the ATP side on Sunday.

Cameron Norrie and Dan Evans hope to join Kyle Edmund in the main draw, where Novak Djokovic is the top seed. Rafael Nadal is defending champion.

In doubles, Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares are second seeds, Joe Salisbury is here with Rajeev Ram, Dominic Inglot partners Rohan Bopanna and Kyle Edmund teams up with Neal Skupski again.

Johanna Konta is the only Brit in the WTA draw, having just snuck in thanks to withdrawals last week.

Elina Svitolina is the defending champion here in a draw headed up by Naomi Osaka.

Coverage from Rome is on Amazon Prime Video and BT Sport.

Sun 12 May 10:00 Amazon Prime Video
Mon 13 May 10:00 Amazon Prime Video 10:00 BT Sport 2
Tue 14 May 10:00 Amazon Prime Video 10:00
BT Sport 2
BT Sport 2
Wed 15 May 10:00 Amazon Prime Video 10:00 BT Sport 3
Thu 16 May 09:00 Amazon Prime Video 09:00 BT Sport 1
Fri 17 May 09:30 Amazon Prime Video 11:00
BT Sport 3
BT Sport 3
BT Sport 3
Sat 18 May 13:00 Amazon Prime Video 11:00
BT Sport 3
BT Sport Extra 2
Sun 19 May 14:30 Amazon Prime Video 12:00 BT Sport ESPN


Brydan Klein plays in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, while Liam Broady spends a second week in South Korea, in Gwangju.

Harriet Dart and Katie Swan play the W60 in Saint Gaudens, France. Heather Watson, Naomi Broady and Katy Dunne are all spending another week in Japan for the Kurume W60, with Tara Moore in qualifying. Naiktha Bains is in qualifying in La Bisbal D’Emorda, Spain W60.


Next Sunday, stars from the world of sport and entertainment take part in an exhibition of tennis and music, which is being held to test the new retractable roof on Wimbledon’s No.1 Court.

The No.1 Court Celebration hosted by Sue Barker, with John McEnroe, Andrew Castle, Paloma Faith and Joseph Calleja is on Sunday 19th May at 14:00 on BBC One.


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ATP Challenger events have official live free streaming at http://livestream.com/ATP. You can get links to all the matches by following @ATPChallLive on twitter which will tweet them out in advance.

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