ROME (AP) — Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal’s opening matches at the Italian Open are being delayed by rain.
Federer is slated to meet Joao Sousa while eight-time Rome champion Nadal is scheduled to play Jeremy Chardy.
Also, top-ranked Naomi Osaka was to play Dominika Cibulkova.
Consistent rain at the Foro Italico is threatening to wipe out the entire day session.
In the night session, top-ranked Novak Djokovic is to face Denis Shapovalov.
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