Iga Swiatek Looks Unstoppable, Novak Djokovic Is Back At His Best

Novak Djokovic is back. His game is back and his fitness is back. Flawless Djokovic easily won the Italian Open beating Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final. He did not lose a set all week. It was Djokovic’s 38th Masters title and 6th title at Rome (BBC)

Iga Swiatek easily won the women’s title at Rome. She beat Ons Jabeur in the final. Swiatek is on a 28-match winning streak. (ESPN)

Matteo Berrettini will skip the French Open and focus on the grass court season. Berrettini is recovering from  minor surgery on his right hand. (ESPN)

Gael Monfils withdrew from the French Open with a heel injury (USA Today)

After struggling with injuries for many years, British tennis star Laura Robson retired from professional tennis. She reached a career-high ranking of world number 27. (BBC)

Naomi Osaka leaves IMG to start her own sports agency Evolve (TFS)

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Carlos Alcaraz And Ons Jabeur Rule In Madrid, Giles Simon To Retire At The End Of The Year

Carlos Alcaraz thrashed Alexander Zverev to win the Madrid Open. He beat Novak Djokovic in the semifinals and Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals. (Eurosport)

Ons Jabeur won the women’s title in Madrid beating Jessica Pegula after losing the middle set 6-0. Jabeur becomes the first African woman to win the WTA 1000 title. (Eurosport)

Wesley Koolhof and Neal Skupski won the doubles title at Madrid beating Robert Farah and Juan Sebastián Cabal.

Carlos Alcaraz will skip Rome due to a right ankle injury (ESPN)

Gilles Simon will retire from tennis at the end of the year. He has won 14 titles in his career. His singles ranking peaked at world number 6. (ATP)

Alexander Zverev blames scheduling for his loss to Carlos Alcaraz (Reuters)

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