Among the dozens of major sports events that take place at the sports complex of the Foro Italico, the Internazionali BNL Tennis certainly represent one of the hottest times of the year. An event involving a growing number of viewers and attracts a large flow of fans of the rise to the slopes of Monte Mario, the shadow of Olympic Stadium, despite the discreet distance from the center of the field. Not that the position of the sports facilities is a problem for those, as guests of Rome Garden, It can benefit from reserved parking in the hotel, so as to move easily in the car and get to the stadiums on the west bank of the Tiber.
A great sports festival
The Internazionali BNL are much more than an exciting tennis tournament on clay: They are an opportunity for a great sports fair that brings together athletes, fans, big brands and evening events among the most prominent of the year. Through the gates you are accessed by a wide dense commercial area of promotional pavilions, temporary shops and food stands. A festive atmosphere that engage and entertain any visitor, from the warm afternoon hours in the name of competitive, until to studded evening of dance floors, dj-set, fluo party. Guests and guest stars this year have not yet been announced but, given the caliber of the artists of the past editions, everything portends a calendar full of excitement and surprises.
A clay heart, ready to beat the 7 al 20 May
Tennis is one of the sport that has gained in popularity in the era of pay-per-view, which it has made it more accessible both in terms of visibility and participation. Though not followed as football or cycling, there is no doubt that for many, occasional or long-time fans, watching a game of tennis has become easier. It follows that the stands of the stadiums have begun to accept a much more diverse audience: practitioners, athletes but also curious or amateurs allow themselves the pleasure of attending a live game, also because of the worldly charm that this discipline has always exercised.
But despite the aura of glamor that these events are used to clothe, the charm of sports in its bare simplicity continues to be the main center of gravity around which rotates the great apparatus of Italian International. The latest generations of athletes have dramatically raised the level of tennis played, distorting with high intensity performance the traditional style of play.
First of all Rafael Nadal, that with the strong physicality of his game has revolutionized the school of so-called "Spanish rowers", It characterized by long exchanges and little margin for error. Nadal, currently first in the ATP world rankings, is perhaps the most anticipated of this tournament personalities, but certainly not the only one. 42 of 44 the first players of the men's ranking will participate in the tournament in Rome, it is confirmed as one of the most prestigious events of the international tennis scene. The spotlight will also be Alexander Zvreve, youngest winner of the last edition, Juan Martin del Potro, Novak Djokovic e Chung Yeon (just to name a few). Greatest waiting for Fabio Fognini, placed at the 20th place in the ranking ATP, One Italian returned to the Main Draw. Blue is a veteran of the recent victory in March, Brasil Open in San Paolo, and still it seems hungry for success.
A landscape full of big players who can compensate for 'illustrious absence of Roger Federer, who had already announced, perhaps because of problems in the knee, his absence from clay courts for the rest of the season. The caliber of female participants is certainly not lower-level: 75th Italian tournament will host the first 41 players of the WTA rankings and out Serena Williams standings, already four times champion at the Foro Italico.
The appointment of the International Tennis
Given the extraordinary turnout and sold out in recent years, those interested to attend the match should consider purchasing a ticket or season ticket and even now: The presale for this 75th edition of the Internazionali BNL d'Italy 2018 It is in fact already begun. The main fields, which will host matches of the master, I am Center Court, il Next Gen Arena (ex SuperTennis Arena and Grand Stand Arena) and the Stadio Nicola Pietrangeli Ground, where are the other boundary 11 secondary fields.
Several types of ticket (daytime, evening, qualifications etc ..) give access to different formulas for participation and the right to attend meetings of different combinations during the day.
For every detail and new update should keep an eye on official site.
But one thing is certain, beyond a reasonable doubt or confirm: If you are looking for a great event and great emotion the International Tennis are 'excellent choice for your Roman Spring: a smash!