The tournament is one of the three ATP World Tour Masters events Rafael Nadal has won a record seven titles in Rome. View Results · View Draw. The Italian Open is an annual tennis tournament held in Rome, Italy. It is one of the most prestigious red clay tennis tournaments in the world after the French Open, with the men's competition being an ATP World Tour Masters event on Category · Premier 5. Draw, 56M / 32Q / 28D. Prize money, €2. Andy Murray was the defending champion, but lost in the second round to Fabio Fognini. Alexander Zverev won his first Masters title, defeating Novak.