2010 Internazionali BNL d'Italia

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2010 Internazionali BNL d'Italia
Date:   April 24 – May 2 (men)
April 30 – May 8 (women)
Edition:   67th
Surface:   Clay / Outdoor
Location:   Rome, Italy
Venue:   Foro Italico
Champions
Men's Singles
Spain Rafael Nadal
Women's Singles
Spain María José Martínez Sánchez
Men's Doubles
United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan
Women's Doubles
Argentina Gisela Dulko / Italy Flavia Pennetta
Internazionali BNL d'Italia
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The 2010 Internazionali BNL d'Italia was a tennis tournament, being played on outdoor clay courts at the Foro Italico in Rome, Italy. It was the 67th edition of the event and was classified as an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event on the 2010 ATP World Tour and a Premier 5 event on the 2010 WTA Tour. The men's event took place from April 24 to May 2, 2010 while the women's event took place from April 30 to May 8, 2010.

ATP entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Athlete Nationality Ranking* Seeding
Roger Federer   Switzerland 1 1
Novak Djokovic  Serbia 2 2
Rafael Nadal  Spain 3 3
Andy Murray  Great Britain 5 4
Robin Söderling  Sweden 8 5
Fernando Verdasco  Spain 9 6
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga  France 10 7
Marin Čilić  Croatia 11 8
Mikhail Youzhny  Russia 13 9
Tomáš Berdych  Czech Republic 14 10
Ivan Ljubičić  Croatia 15 11
Juan Carlos Ferrero  Spain 16 12
David Ferrer  Spain 17 13
John Isner  United States 22 14
Sam Querrey  United States 23 15
Juan Mónaco  Argentina 24 16
  • Rankings are as of April 19, 2010.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following player received special exempt into the main draw:

The following players received entry via qualifying:

The following player received the lucky loser spot:

Withdrawals[edit]

The following notable players withdrew from the event:

WTA Entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Athlete Nationality Ranking* Seeding
Serena Williams  United States 1 1
Caroline Wozniacki  Denmark 2 2
Dinara Safina  Russia 3 3
Venus Williams  United States 4 4
Svetlana Kuznetsova  Russia 5 5
Elena Dementieva  Russia 6 6
Jelena Janković  Serbia 7 7
Agnieszka Radwańska  Poland 8 8
Victoria Azarenka  Belarus 9 9
Samantha Stosur  Australia 10 10
Yanina Wickmayer  Belgium 12 11
Flavia Pennetta  Italy 15 12
Francesca Schiavone  Italy 17 13
Nadia Petrova  Russia 18 14
Vera Zvonareva  Russia 19 15
Shahar Pe'er  Israel 20 16
  • Rankings are as of April 19, 2010.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry via qualifying:

The following player received the lucky loser spot:

Withdrawals[edit]

The following notable player withdrew from the event:

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Spain Rafael Nadal def. Spain David Ferrer, 7–5, 6–2

  • It was Nadal's second title of the year and 38th of his career. It was his 5th win at Rome, also winning in 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2009.
  • Nadal tied Andre Agassi's record of most Masters victories, 17 in total.

Women's singles[edit]

Spain María José Martínez Sánchez def. Serbia Jelena Janković, 7–6(5), 7–5

  • It was Martínez Sánchez' first title of the year and 3rd of her career.
  • Martínez Sánchez was the first Spaniard to make the final since Conchita Martínez in 1997.

Men's doubles[edit]

United States Bob Bryan / United States Mike Bryan def. United States John Isner / United States Sam Querrey, 6–2, 6–3

Women's doubles[edit]

Argentina Gisela Dulko / Italy Flavia Pennetta def. Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives / Spain María José Martínez Sánchez, 6–4, 6–2

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