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After the main airport in Rome was showdown due to a fire triggered by an electrical fault in a bar, a slew of ATP and WTA tennis players were delayed and forced to sleep in the airport. Thanasi Kokkinakis was forced to withdraw from the tournament in Rome because he was unable to make his qualification match. 

By Courtney Nguyen
May 08, 2015

After the main airport in Rome was showdown due to a fire triggered by an electrical fault in a bar, a slew of ATP and WTA tennis players were delayed and forced to sleep in the airport. Headed from Madrid to Rome,Thanasi Kokkinakis was forced to withdraw from the tournament in Rome because he was unable to make his qualification match due to the airport's cancelations and delays. Here are the best dispatches from Twitter after the Rome airport fire. 

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