Rafael Nadal won every game after a rain delay to win an eighth Internazionali d'Italia title at the Foro Italico.
Novak Djokovic reeled off four games on the spin to defeat Kei Nishikori in a see-saw quarter-final contest in Rome.
Dominic Thiem was no match for Alexander Zverev, who earned a third career Masters 1000 title by winning the Madrid Open.
Changes to the format of the Davis Cup have been approved by the ITF board, with an AGM set to determine whether they will be introduced.
The draw for the Davis Cup World Group play-offs has been held, with top seeds Argentina up against Kazakhstan.
The Australian bad boy is one of the great sporting enigmas, but an on-song Nick Kyrgios is a force to be reckoned with, according to Jim Courier.
Great Britain will have to cope without Andy Murray when they face France in the Davis Cup. "It's obviously a big loss," said Leon Smith.
The Davis Cup could be altered to a best-of-three-sets format, but Rafael Nadal believes those changes do not go far enough.