Italian Open 2024 Schedule of Play, TV Channels, and Streaming Services

Italian Open Schedule of Play, TV Channels, and Streaming Services

The Italian Open, or Internazionali d’Italia, also called as the Italian International Championships. The men’s competition is an ATP Tour Masters 1000 event on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) circuit and the women’s competition is a WTA 1000 event on the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) tour, making it one of the most prestigious clay tennis events in the World.

The event is generally held on clay courts during the second week of May. The event is also known as “Rome Masters” for the male version and “Internazionali BNL d’Italia” for its sponsorship. Rafael Nadal holds the record for most men’s singles titles with 10.

In this guide, I will try to cover every possible query regarding the Italian Open 2024 event.

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Italian Open 2024 Schedule

The Italian Open 2024 is scheduled for the month of May. However, the final dates are not yet announced and will be updated on the site as soon as they officially announces.

Here is the day-by-day schedule for the year 2024:

DateEventTime Table
Wed, 10-MayRound 1, 2 Men and 1 Women Game12:00
Wed, 10-MayRound 1, 1 Men and 1 Women Game19:30
Thu, 11-MayRound 1, 2 Men and 1 Women Game12:00
Thu, 11-MayRound 1, 1 Men and 1 Women Game19:30
Fri, 12-MayRound 1 & 2, 2 Men and 1 Women Game12:00
Fri, 12-MayRound 1 & 2, 1 Men and 1 Women Game19:30
Sat, 13-MayRound 2, 2 Men and 1 Women Game12:00
Sat, 13-MayRound 2, 1 Men and 1 Women Game19:30
Sun, 14-MayRound 3, 2 Men and 1 Women Game12:00
Sun, 14-MayRound 3, 1 Men and 1 Women Game19:30
Mon, 15-MayRound 3, 2 Men and 1 Women Game12:00
Mon, 15-MayRound 3, 1 Men and 1 Women Game19:30
Tue, 16-MayRound 3, 2 Men and 1 Women Game12:00
Tue, 16-MayRound 3, 1 Men and 1 Women Game19:30
Wed, 17-MayRound 3, 2 Men and 1 Women Game12:00
Wed, 17-MayRound 3, 1 Men and 1 Women Game19:30
Thu, 18-MayQuarter Finals, 2 Men and 1 Women Game12:00
Thu, 18-MayQuarter Finals, 1 Men and 1 Women Game19:30
Fri, 19-MayQuarter Finals, 2 Men and 1 Women Game12:00
Fri, 19-MayQuarter Finals, 1 Men and 1 Women Game19:30
Sat, 20-MayFirst Women’s SemifinalNoon
Sat, 20-MayFirst Men’s SemifinalNot Before 14:00
Sat, 20-MaySecond Women’s SemifinalNot Before 16:00
Sat, 20-MaySecond Men’s SemifinalNot Before 20:00
Sunday, 21-MayWomen’s FinalNot Before 14:15
Sunday, 21-MayMen’s FinalNot Before 16:00

Where to Watch Italian Open 2024 Online Anywhere in the World

While reading this guide, I am unsure where you belongs to. So, a standardized method to live stream the game is much needed. Here are the steps to follow to live stream the Italian Open 2024 online anywhere in the World.

  1. Subscribe to a VPN. A Virtual Private Network enables you virtually shift your location no matter where you are. That way, you will be able to access any streaming network or any OTT services. The OTT networks are geo-blocked and only serve in certain jurisdictions. For example, Amazon Prime Video is a streaming network that broadcasts in UK. So, to access it outside the UK, you must have a VPN to unblock the app that carry Amazon Prime Video online. Similarly, if you already have a subscription to SlingTVFuboTVhuluTVDirecTV Stream, and Youtube TV, you must set your location to the US server.
  2. After subscription, install it on your devices. A VPN is compatible with many devices, but if you have any hurdles, just consult the support team.
  3. Launch the VPN and set your location to the country whose broadcasters you want to access. For example, if you want to watch the games on US broadcasters, set your location to a US server and vice versa.
  4. Sign in to the streaming network. If you have not already subscribed to the one, make sure to subscribe first.
  5. Enjoy the live streaming.

What Channel is Italian Open 2024 on?

Every year, the official website of the Italian Open issues a list of the official broadcasters and TV channels country-wise. TV rights have been the same for the past few years and have not changed significantly.

If your country is missing from the list, you can check it out on the main website of the Italian Open.

Premium Countries

RegionTV Channels
AustraliabeIN Sports
FranceCanal+, Eurosport
GermanySky, Deutschland
SpainTelefonica, (Movistar) & Siccative (TVE)
United KingdomAmazon Prime Video
United StatesTennis Channel

Other Regions

RegionTV Channels
Africa 1Supersport
Africa 2Canal+ (Overseas/Africa)
Albania & KosovoStraightforward/Supersport
AustraliabeIN Sports
BelgiumBeTV, Telenet / Playsports
BruneibeIN Sports
CambodiabeIN Sports
CanadaRogers Sportsnet, TSN
ChinaCCTV, Iqiyi, SMG
Czech RepublicEurosport
East TimorbeIN Sports
EstoniaAll Media / TV3
Europe 1Setanta
Europe 2United Media (IKO Sportklub)
Europe 3Eurosport
Europe 4Sky Deutschland
FranceCanal+, Eurosport
GeorgiaSilk Media
GermanySky Deutschland
GreeceHellenic, (OTE TV)
Hong KongPCCW
IndonesiabeIN Sports
IsraelCharlton, Sport1
ItalySky Italia
JapanWOWOW, NHK, Gaora Sports Channel
LaosbeIN Sports
Latin AmericaESPN
LatviaAll Media / TV3
LithuaniaAll Media / TV3
MalaysiabeIN Sports
MaltaGo plc
Middle East & North AfricabeIN Sports
PhilippinesbeIN Sports
PortugalSport TV
Republic of IrelandAmazon Prime Video
Scandinavia (ex. Denmark)Eurosport
SingaporebeIN Sports
South AfricaSuperSport
South AmericaESPN
South KoreaEclat
SpainTelefonica, (Movistar), Siccative (TVE)
TaiwanSino Catch (Sportcast)
ThailandbeIN Sports
TurkeySaran, (S Sport)
United KingdomAmazon Prime Video
United StatesTennis Channel

How to Live Stream Italian Open 2024 for Free?

Firstly, I am not in favor of free sports streaming sites. The big reason is the light security fence allowing hackers to get into your PC without much effort. Most free tennis streaming sites lack the SSL Certificate, a must-have in today’s World.

Secondly, there are a lot of pop-ups and spam links that appear on the screen during the match. Even after these drawbacks, if you are willing to live stream with any free resource, I recommend you access them with a VPN. That way, your actual location will not be visible, and your gadget will not easily be hacked.

Here are the few streaming services I recommend as a second option to my friends:

  1. VIPLeague
  2. VIProw
  3. Sport Plus
  4. MamaHD

Italian Open 2024 Seeds

Here are the top seeds for the year 2024.

Italian Open Men’s Seeds

  1. Serbia Novak Djokovic
  2. Spain Carlos Alcaraz
  3. Russia Daniil Medvedev
  4. Norway Casper Ruud
  5. Greece Stefanos Tsitsipas
  6. Russia Andrey Rublev
  7. Denmark Holger Rune
  8. Italy Jannik Sinner
  9. Canada Félix Auger-Aliassime
  10. United States Taylor Fritz
  11. United States Frances Tiafoe
  12. Russia,  Karen Khachanov
  13. Spain Rafael Nadal
  14. United Kingdom Cameron Norrie
  15. Poland Hubert Hurkacz
  16. Germany Alexander Zverev
  17. United States Tommy Paul
  18. Italy Lorenzo Musetti
  19. Australia Alex de Minaur
  20. Croatia Borna Ćorić
  21. Italy Matteo Berrettini
  22. Spain Pablo Carreño Busta
  23. United Kingdom Dan Evans
  24. Spain Roberto Bautista Agut
  25. Canada Denis Shapovalov
  26. United States Sebastian Korda
  27. Netherlands Botic van de Zandschulp
  28. Argentina Francisco Cerúndolo
  29. Argentina Sebastián Báez
  30. Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov
  31. Serbia Miomir Kecmanović
  32. Japan Yoshihito Nishioka

Italian Open Women Seeds

  1. Poland, Iga Świątek (champion)
  2. Spain, Paula Badosa (third round)
  3. Russia, Aryna Sabalenka (semifinals)
  4. Greece, Maria Sakkari (quarterfinals)
  5. Estonia, Anett Kontaveit (second round)
  6. Czech Republic, Karolína Plíšková (second round)
  7. United States, Danielle Collins (third round)
  8. Spain, Garbiñe Muguruza (second round)
  9. Tunisia, Ons Jabeur (final)
  10. United Kingdom, Emma Raducanu (first round, retired)
  11. Latvia, Jeļena Ostapenko (first round)
  12. Switzerland, Belinda Bencic (second round)
  13. United States, Jessica Pegula (third round)
  14. Russia, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (first round)
  15. United States, Coco Gauff (third round)
  16. Russia, Victoria Azarenka (third round)

What is the Prize Money for Italian Open 2024?

The prize money for the Italian Open 2024 is yet to be disclosed; however, according to the trend, it will be increased by 3-5% compared to the last year, which is €7,705,780. The winner on the men’s side took home a check of €1,105,265.

Italian Open Men’s Singles Prize Money

2023Prize Money € EURPrize Money $ USDPrize Money £ GBP% Change vs 2022
Round of 16€84,900$93,770£75,23816.52%
Round of 32€48,835$53,937£43,27824.99%
Round of 64€27,045$29,870£23,96724.92%
Round of 128€16,340$18,047£14,480N/A
Q1€ 4,510$4,981£3,997-22.38%

Italian Open Women’s Singles Prize Money

2023Prize Money € EURPrize Money USDPrize Money £ GBP% Change vs 2022
Winner€ 521,754$600,017£462,79457.03%
Runner-up€ 272,200$313,030£241,44039.01%
Semifinal€ 143,490$165,014£127,27542.34%
Quarterfinal€ 73,930$85,020£65,57659.60%
Round of 16€ 39,130$45,000£34,70868.88%
Round of 32€ 22,700$26,105£20,13572.28%
Round of 64€ 12,652$14,550£11,22233.67%
Round of 128€ 7,828$9,002£6,943N/A
Q2€ 5,982$6,879£5,3067.82%
Q1€ 3,310$3,807£2,93614.61%

Italian Open Men’s Doubles Prize Money

2023Prize Money € EURPrize Money $ USDPrize Money £ GBP% Change vs 2022
Winner€ 382,420$422,051£339,19251.20%
Runner-up€ 202,850$223,872£179,92050.10%
Semifinal€ 108,190$119,402£95,96048.60%
Quarterfinal€ 54,840$60,523£48,64135.20%
Round 2€ 29,300$32,336£25,98834.20%
Round 1€ 15,780$17,415£13,99636.30%

Italian Open Women’s Doubles Prize Money

2023Prize Money € EURPrize Money $ USDPrize Money £ GBP% Change vs 2022
Winner€ 182,170$209,496£158,26687.80%
Runner-up€ 96,430$110,895£83,77676.80%
Semifinal€ 51,790$59,559£44,99472.70%
Quarterfinal€ 25,900$29,785£22,50171.30%
Round 2€ 13,840$15,916£12,02461.60%
Round 1€ 7,590$8,729£6,59432.20%

Italian Open Defending Champions

  1. Men’s Singles: Danill Medvedev
  2. Women Singles: Elena Rybakina
  3. Men’s Doubles: Hugo Nys & Jan Zieliński
  4. Women’s Doubles: Storm Hunter & Elise Mertens