Italian Open: Elena Rybakina clinches women's singles title

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In Italian Open Tennis, Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan won the women's singles title defeating Ukraine’s Anhelina Kalinina 6-4, 1-0, on 20th May at theInternazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome.

An overview of the news

  • It was Rybakina's second title of the year.

  • With this, Rybakina won the fifth singles title of her career.

  • 7th seed Rybakina defeated 30th seed Kalinina to win the trophy.

  • Kalinina was ruled out of the final due to a left thigh injury.

  • The men's singles final of the tournament will be played between Denmark's Holger Rune and Russia's Daniil Medvedev in Rome.

About Italian Open

  • The Italian Open has a rich history dating back to itsinception in 1930.

  • It is one of the most prestigious events on the tennis calendar.  

  • It consists of five main draw events: Men's Singles, Women's Singles, Men's Doubles, Women's Doubles, and Mixed Doubles.

  • The tournament is held at the Foro Italico sports complex in Rome.

  • The Italian Open hosts both ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) and WTA (Women's Tennis Association) tournaments simultaneously. 

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