Fabio Fognini vs Dominic Thiem live stream.Rafael Nadal is the clear favorite to win the 2018 Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome. However, after the defeat against Dominic Thiem in Madrid, the Spaniard will have to face a complicated draw. watch free now
The Austrian will chime against the winner of one of the most anticipated matches of the first round, Fabio Fognini taking on Gael Monfils. Novak Djokovic has also been drawn in the top half. The Serb will challenge Alexandr Dolgopolov in the first round and could play a qualifier in the second round, while in the third round he could face John Isner, who is the defending semi-finalist.
semi-final, the challenge could be either against Grigor Dimitrov or Kei Nishikori or against Jack Sock. In the second half, there will be the long-awaited return of Stan Wawrinka, absent in the Tour since February.
The Swiss will have a complicated first round against Steve Johnson. Great expectations are also riding on the defending champion, Alexander Zverev. The German could face Lucas Pouille in the third round and could face either Juan Martin del Potro or against David Goffin in the quarter-final.
There are a lot of absentees too. Among them: Roger Federer, Nick Kyrgios, Milos Raonic and Hyeon Chung. Rafael Nadal is still the clear favorite. The only obstacle for the Spaniard is represented in the top half by Thiem and in a possible final, by Alexander Zverev.