Ranked no. 36, Kyrgios will start his run in Rome hoping to win his 6th career title after he clinched Acapulco in 2019. Kyrgios has a 9-6 win-loss record in 2019, 0-1 on clay after his horrid performance in Madrid where he lost to Struff without putting any effort. His best result of the season was conquering the title in Acapulco where he beat Zverev in the final.
Ranked no.14, Medvedev is at a career high and he will start his run in Rome hoping to win his 5th career title after he conquered his last tournament Sofia earlier this year. The Russian has a 24-9 win-loss record in 2019, 8-3 on clay.
HEAD TO HEAD Nick Kyrgios vs. Daniil Medvedev
This will be the 1st time that Nick Kyrgios and Daniil Medvedev play each other.