Wednesday’s program in Rome with Badosa and Djokovic in the quarterfinals


Two men’s quarterfinal matches and two more for the women’s team will be contested this Wednesday at the center court of Rome Italy)tournament that enters its decisive phase and serves as an ongoing preparation in all honesty Roland Garros (May 28-June 11), the grand slam which will crown the demanding European tour on clay.

Novak Djokovicworld no. 1 still and defending champion, will open the center court at 1:00 pm against a very dangerous opponent, the Danish Holger Rune7th in the ranking at the age of 20, who managed to defeat the Serbian last year in the final of Masters 1,000 of Paris-Bercy.

The face to face between both is tied (1-1) because ‘none’ prevailed in their first meeting in the 1st round of US Open 2021. Djokovic and Rune will play in the first match of the quarterfinals of the Masters 1,000 in Rome and, not before 7:00 pm, it will be the turn of Casper Ruud-Francisco Cerúndolo.

At the WTA 1,000 in Rome, Paula Badosaworld number 35, will be measured at Jelena Ostapenko (20th) in the quarterfinals (2-1 in favor of Catalan in their direct rivalry) with the aim of maintaining their good level of play from their last matches and advancing to the semifinals. The Spaniard and the Latvian will not start their match until 3:00 pm

In case of victory, Badosa could have the toughest test possible in those semifinals, the Polish and world number 1 Iga Swiatekwho will face Kazakh in the quarterfinals Elena Rybakina (6th) in the last crash of the day at the plant, not before 8:30 pm Rome already has a semifinal from Tuesday: Veronika Kudermetova-Anhelina Kalinina.

program on Wednesday

Center court (1:00 p.m.)

Novak Djokovic (Ser/1)-Holger Rune (Din/7)
Not before 3:00 pm:
​Paula Badosa (ESP)-Jelena Ostapenko (Let/20)
Not before 7:00 pm:
​Casper Ruud (Nor/4)-Francisco Cerúndolo (Arg/24)
Not before 8:30 pm:
​Iga Swiatek (Pol/1)-Elena Rybakina (Kaz/7)

Source: La Verdad


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