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Rafael Nadal wins the Monte Carlo tennis tournament for a record 10th time

Rafael Nadal has once again won the Monte Carlo Masters for a record 10th time with a 6-1 6-3 victory over Albert Ramos-Vinolas. With this win, he has made history by becoming the first man in the Open era to win the same event 10 times.

Earlier, Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas had won the men’s doubles crown at the Monte Carlo Masters after defeating Spain’s Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez in Monaco.

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal is a Spanish professional tennis player. In tennis Nadal is famously known as “The King of Clay”. So far, Rafael Nadal has won 14 Grand Slam singles titles, 29 titles in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 events and 17 ATP World Tour 500 tournaments. He had also won 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles.

Monte-Carlo Masters

Monte Carlo Masters is an annual tennis tournament for male professional players which is played on clay courts. It is held in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France. The championship was first held in 1897. The tournament is part of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour.

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Stan Wawrinka wins 2016 US Open Men’s Singles title

Stan Wawrinka (World no 3) from Switzerland has won the 2016 US Open men’s singles title. This is Wawrinka’s maiden US Open title and his third major title.

In the final match, he defeated Novak Djokovic (World number One) from Serbia by 6-7, 6-4, 7-5 and 6-3 score. He has won three Grand Slam singles titles viz. 2014 Australian Open, 2015 French Open and 2016 US Open.

Women’s singles title

  • Angelique Kerber from Germany has won the 2016 US Open women’s singles title.
  • In the final match she defeated Karolína Plíšková of Czech Republic Karolína Plíšková by 6–3, 4–6, 6–4 score.

Men’s Doubles title

  • Jamie Murray (United Kingdom) and Bruno Soares (Brazil) won the 2016 US Open men’s doubles title.
  • In the final match, they defeated Spanish pair of Pablo Carreño Busta and Guillermo García-López by 6–2, 6–3 score.

About US Open

The US Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. The 2016 season was the 136th edition of the US Open. Besides it was the fourth and final Grand Slam event of the year.

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Novak Djokovic wins 2016 ATP Toronto Masters

Novak Djokovic (World no 1) from Serbia has won the 2016 ATP Toronto Masters also known as the Rogers club title in the men’s single category.

In the final match, he defeated Kei Nishikori (World no 6) of Japan by 6-3, 7-5 score. It was Djokovic’s his 66th career title and fourth Canadian title (won in 2007, 2011 and 2012).

Women’s singles title

  • Simona Halep (World no 5) of Romania won the Rogers club title in the women’s single category. In the final match she defeated Madison Keys of US by 7-6, 6-3 score. It was her overall 14th WTA title.

Men’s doubles title

  • Ivan Dodig (Croatia) and Marcelo Melo (Brazil) won the Rogers club title in the men’s doubles category. They defeated pair of Jamie Murray (Scotland) and Bruno Soares (Brazil).

Women’s doubles title

  • Russian pair of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina won the Rogers club title in the women’s doubles category. In the final match they defeated Romanian pair of Simona Halep and Monica Niculescu.

About Rogers Cup

  • The Rogers Cup is also known as Canadian Open/Masters. It is held in Toronto (for men) and Montreal (for women).
  • The men’s competition is a Masters 1000 event on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tour.
  • The women’s competition is a Premier 5 tournament on the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) tour. The competition is played on hard courts.

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