Another Masters shield for Nadal

(Last Updated On: May 20, 2011)

MONDAY, APRIL 18 – Even though Rafael Nadal looked tired for part of the week in Monte Carlo, he still managed to win his seventh straight title with a 6-4, 7-5 defeat of David Ferrer. Neither man played his best on the day, but Nadal was more ambitious and self-assured on the big points, while Ferrer was fairy erratic. Still only 24, Nadal remarkably won his 19th ATP World Tour Masters 1000 crown, two ahead of Roger Federer and Andre Agassi
“Rafa is incredible on clay. I mean, he’s everywhere at the same time. He’s the best player on clay in history,” said Ferrer of his compatriot, who won his 30th title on dirt, the same number that the great Bjorn Borg won. Two other former Roland Garros titlists are head of him as Guillermo Vilas is first with 45 clay-court titles and Thomas Muster owns 40. Nadal said he would play Barcelona next week and he

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