The Italian Open, Rome Masters or Internazionali BNL d’Italia, is the last of 3 major clay tournaments that lead up to Roland Garros and is an ATP Masters 1000 Series and WTA Premier 5 event. The Rome Masters is a classy, well-attended event in the heart of one of world’s greatest cities. Past champions in Rome include greats such as Corretja, Nadal, Djokovic, Sharapova, Williams, Hingis, Mauresmo and many others. New in 2023, the tournament has been extended from eight to twelve days and the board from 56 to 96 players.

Italian Open Schedule and Tickets

Ticket Options

Reserving your seats at Foro Italico:

  • Ticket Resellers – Our recommended reseller site for the Italian Open is Viagogo.
  • Direct Website offers primary tickets:
  • Central Court Tickets available for May 10-21, Grand Stand (Next Gen) Arena May 8-17 and Grounds Passes available May 8-20, 2023
  • Day and evening Sessions available for Central Court
  • Pre-Qualifiers May 2-5; Qualifying Rounds May 8, 2023

Internazionali BNL d’Italia is a great middle ground between a small event and a Grand Slam. It has the look and feel of something major, but the stadiums and grounds are a perfect size to comfortably enjoy the tennis and there is not a bad seat in the house. Central Court seats 10,000 spectators. Whether you book a stadium seat or enjoy Rome-ing (get it?) the grounds, you will have a great time and see extremely high quality clay court tennis.

Ticket prices at Internazionali BNL d’Italia are incredibly reasonable. To see the best of Italian tennis fight their way into the draw, pre-Qualifying tickets are available for just $5. Qualifying rounds cost about $25, and a grounds pass to see main draw action ranges from about $20 to $45 depending on which day you plan on attending.

For great day session tennis from the first round through the Quarterfinals, check out the fairly new Next Gen (Grandstand) Arena, where ticket prices range from about $35 to $75. Central Court offers both day and night sessions. First round night session is only about $20, but the curve is steep. A golden ticket to the final day of action, which sees both the men’s and women’s singles final, costs about $140. Central Court ticket prices fluctuate throughout the event, but there are plenty of affordable options.

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Italian Open Tickets and Schedule

The Rome Masters is the most important and prestigious tournament in Italy and fans from all over the world come to Rome for great tennis and an unforgettable experience. From age-old architecture and famous monuments to iconic fashion, fine wines, and delicious Italian cuisine, this is one of the best stops on tour for taking in top level tennis while making tons of memories along the way.

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Italian Open Hotel Picks

How can you possibly choose just one hotel in Rome? The beautiful architecture, stunning streets, winding rivers… From an intimate Bed and Breakfast to a grand Palazzo, beauty, adventure, and a good night’s sleep should all be on your Roman hotel checklist.

Maison Flaminio – Located in its namesake district of Flaminio, this property is the perfect place to stay when attending Internazionali BNL d’Italia. Just a 15 minute walk from the venue, this moderately priced Bed and Breakfast offers an intimate atmosphere and is a true Roman experience.

Palazzo Naiadi, The Dedica Anthology, Autograph Collection – Are you really going to go all the way to Rome and NOT stay in a Palazzo? This 5-star hotel situated in the heart of Rome combines luxury, decadence, and relaxation like no other. Enjoy grand statues, beautiful fountains, shimmering granite all just a 15 minute cab ride away from Internazionali BNL d’Italia. 

Spagna Royal Suite – Fun. Weird. Stylish. Quirky. All words that could be used to describe this luxury boutique hotel. Just a 7 minute walk to the world famous Trevi Fountain and placed in the heart of Rome’s best shopping, this hotel is for those who want something different. It is also within a reasonable commuting distance to the tournament via taxi or metro. Residenza Paolo VI Hotel Make your stay a holy one, by taking up residence at Vatican City. Enjoy the beauty and history of the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church. Whether you are religious or not, the remarkable past of this area is incredible to see. 

Generator Hostel Rome – A lot of people back away slowly when they hear the word ‘hostel’, but in much of the world they are clean, comfortable, and affordable. Rome is no exception. This sleek, modern hostel is a perfect option to keep things cheap, make new friends, and live on the adventurous side!

(Closed) La Scelta di Goethe – Congratulations! You have found it. The most luxurious, 5-star stay in all of Rome. If you want to treat yourself in the grandest way possible, this is the place for you. Just a few suites make up this boutique hotel. Enjoy breakfast on your private terrace, then soak in 360 degree views of Rome from your rooftop hot tub. Take it even further with your own butler and chef, preparing you exquisite Italian cuisine. 

Venue Information

Foro Italico, was built in the 1930s for the Olympics and has a stunning tennis center. Campo Centrale, the main tennis stadium, can seat up to 10,400 spectators. The other show courts are the Next Gen Arena and Stadio Pietrangeli, which each seat about 3,500 people.

Foro Italico
Viale del Foro Italico
00135 Roma RM, Italy

Italian Open Grounds Map

Italian Open Foro Italico Grounds Map

You will not have a problem getting to Internazionali BNL d’Italia, as there are plenty of options. Many of these choices come with generous discounts. Those arriving in Rome with the Frecce can use the Termini-Foro Italico shuttle service by showing the train ticket and tournament ticket.

  • Termini Station: Take the metro A (direction Battistini) to the Ottaviano stop, exit Via Barletta. Then from here take bus no. 32 (direction Saxa Rubra Station) to the De Bosis / Stadio Tennis stop.
  • Tiburtina Station: take the metro B (direction Laurentina) to Termini. From Termini take the metro A (direction Battistini), get off at the Ottaviano stop, exit Via Barletta. From here take bus no. 32 (direction Saxa Rubra Station) to the De Bosis / Stadio Tennis stop.
  • To get to Internazionali BNL d’Italia via taxi, download the mytaxy app, and get 50% off your ride to the tournament!
  • Rome is known for scooters, so why not try one with Zig Zag scooter rentals? All Internazionali BNL d’Italia attendees who register with the tournament promo code (changes annually) will get a sweet discount too! If scooters are too extreme for you, try biking to Internazionali BNL d’Italia. All O-Bike users will get 50% off their 14-da VIP Card thanks to the tournament’s annual promo code.

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Italian Open Rome Masters Transfer & Ground Transport

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Italian Open Car Rentals

Exit on GRA Flaminia direction, take exit N ° 6 (Flaminia), then follow the signs to the stadium (Foro Italico).

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Italian Open Flight Info

Arriving at the Airport Leonardo da Vinci – Fiumicino (40 km distance): Take the train to Termini, Ostiense, Tiburtina and then follow the directions above.

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Cheap Flight Tips:

1) Tuesdays and Wednesdays are generally the cheapest days to fly. Next lowest fares are usually Thursday and Saturday (which usually means you can catch quarter finals on Friday, and head out on Saturday)

2) If you've already searched multiple times on a site for airfare, trying going private or incognito on your browser, which may show newer and lower rates

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Prior Italian Open Dates:

  • May 8-15, 2022
  • May 9-16, 2021
  • May 10-17, 2020 (cancelled)
  • May 12-19, 2019


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