Italian open 2019:- Roger Federer Forces Rise in Tickets Price

Published 05/13/2019, 2:00 AM EDT
Roger Federer


Roger Federer’s sensational matches against the Austrian, Dominic Thiem and the Frenchman, Gael Monfils thrilled the audience in Caja Magica, but it was distressing for his Spanish fans as they couldn’t see Roger Federer play after the quarterfinal round.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

Nevertheless, continuing with his European clay season, Roger Federer had decided to feature at the Italian Open 2019. The Swiss tennis ace was skeptical about his presence in Rome right after his loss to Thiem in Madrid, but later he made his mind to defend the Italian title which Roger Federer has never won before.

Roger Federer

On that note, the Italian Tennis Federation has doubled the ticket prices when they heard about the 20-time Grand Slam champion, Roger Federer coming to their town. Initially, the cost of the tickets was €60, soon after the Swiss tweeted about his Rome Status the selling price of the ticket escalated to €132. The federation wanted to benefit those tennis fans who purchased the tickets before Roger Federer decided to feature at the Rome Masters. 

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

“We have doubled the price of tickets for Wednesday, the day Federer will play. We want to reward fans who had bought tickets before they knew Federer would play,” the Italian Tennis Federation stated.

Federer in Madrid

As soon as the World Number three, Roger Federer announced about his participation at the Mutua Madrid Open 2019, there was an exponential increase in the sales of the Spanish Masters tickets as mentioned by the chief executive of Madrid Open, Gerard Tsobanian. All his Spanish fans turned up in huge numbers and resonated the stadium in Madrid while Federer was playing.

In the Italian Open 2019, Roger Federer will open against Frances Tiafoe or Joao Sousa. Then he might face Borna Coric in next round. Followed by, a quarterfinal battle against Stefanos Tsitsipas. Then he might meet, the Spaniard, Rafael Nadal in the semifinals and then finally, he would set up a title clash with the Madrid Open champion, Novak Djokovic.  

SHARE THIS ARTICLE :

Mahalakshmi Murali

1906 articles

Mahalakshmi Murali joined EssentiallySports in 2018 as a tennis author and has gone on to pen more than 1800 engaging articles, probing into various aspects of the sport and its illustrious players. With her expertise on the sport, Mahalakshmi has interviewed stalwarts from the sport such as Serena WIlliams’ coach Patrick Mouratoglou and Kevin Anderson’s physio, Carlos Costa. Equipped with her vast experience and a keen understanding of the sport, Mahalakshmi now co-heads the tennis department.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT