Andy Murray was the defending champion, but lost in the second round to Fabio Fognini. Alexander Zverev won his first Masters title, defeating Novak. The tournament is one of the three ATP World Tour Masters events Rafael Nadal has won a record seven titles in Rome. View Results · View Draw. The draw for Rome is out. After a first round bye, seven-time champion Rafael Nadal is set to meet either Andreas Seppi or a qualifier in his first. Germany Angelique Kerber GER. Alexander Zverev wins what could be the first of many ATP World Tour Masters titles. United States Venus Williams USA. Mark Edmondson Sherwood Stewart. The finals will be best-of-three sets.