Once again, Rafael Nadal claimed the title at the Masters 1000 in Montecarlo. He defeated Spanish player David Ferrer 6-4 and 7-5. Montecarlos has seen Nadal raising the cup for seven years in a row, with 39 straight winnings in the tournament. Up to this day, he holds 19 Masters 1000 titles, more than any other tennis player, and he augmented his advantage over Roger Federer and Andre Agassi, who have 17 titles each.
Thanks to this victory in the Montecarlo tennis championship, Nadal has been able to increase his advantage over Novak Djokovic, the second best tennis player of the world, in 360 points in the ATP ranking. David Ferrer said he considers Rafa is incredible on clay. “Rafa is the best player on clay of all times,” Ferrer added.
As well, Rafael Nadal nos has 30 titles on clay, equaling Bjorn Borg and Manuel Orantes. He still is far from Argentinean Guillermo Vilas, the best player in this surface with a total of 45 titles. In summary, Nadal has 44 ATP titles and is in the 12th place of the all-time ranking led by Jimmy Connors, who holds 109 titles.
This was a good start on the clay tour for Nadal, especially considering that he has a great advantage on this surface. Last year he won on clay in Montecarlo, Roma, Madrid and Rolland Garros. This year he wants to repeat this unbelievable winning cycle. Enjoy sports bets and horse races.