Rafael Nadal captured his 23rd ATP Masters 1000 title and his 3rd title in Madrid after a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka. The victory also marks Rafael Nadal's 40 career clay-court title.
A week after seeing his eight-year reign in Monte-Carlo end, Rafael Nadal regrouped to maintain his dominance at the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell Sunday, capturing his eighth trophy in nine years at the event.
It's only a few weeks away when the worlds best players will met for the 2nd Grand Slam of 2013 - Roland Garros. Who will be the champions of 2013? Who will cause the first major upset in the tournament? On the men's side, can anyone stop Rafael Nadal from claiming an 8th title?
Rafael Nadal has returned to the top 4 in the world following his come from behind victory against Juan Martin del Potro to win his 22nd career ATP Masters 1000 title at the Indian Wells Masters championships. Nadal won the match 4-6, 6-3, 6-4.
Nadal is set to return to the hard courts for the first time in 12 months following title victories in Brasil and Mexico. What else can we expect from the former No. 1 in 2013? Many of his career achievements will be on the line in the coming months. Is he ready to retain those records and can he return to the top to challenge Djokovic, Federer and Murray for the Grand Slams?