nick kyrgios
Nick Kyrgios is currently ranked number 20 in the worldGetty

Nick Kyrgios takes on Salvatore Caruso in the men's singles first round clash of the Rome Masters on 9 May (Monday).

Where to watch live

Match starts at 12.30pm BST. Live coverage in the UK is on Sky Sports 3 and Sky Sports 3 HD. Click here for the live streaming link. Live scores and regular updates will be available on ATP's official website.

Overview

Australian Kyrgios is looking for his first ATP title of the year. The World No 20 is coming into this tournament on the back of a quarter-final appearance in the recently concluded Madrid Open. Though he lost to Kei Nishikori, the 21-year-old gave a good account of himself and pushed the Japanese international to the limit.

Ranked 251 in the world, Caruso is yet to win an ATP Title and not much is known about the Italian. The 23-year-old is yet to prove himself on the circuit.

Betting odds (betfair)

  • Nick Kyrgios to win: 1/20
  • Salvatore Caruso to win: 9

Head-To-Head

The duo have are yet to face each other in ATP Tennis history.

Rome Masters history

Kyrgios and Caruso have never faced each other in the Rome Masters.