Rafael Nadal wins 2016 Monte Carlo Masters title of Tennis
Ace tennis player Rafael Nadal (World No 5) from Spain has won the 2016 Monte Carlo Rolex Masters title of Tennis.
In the final match he defeated Gael Monfils of France by 7-5, 5-7, 6-0 score. It was his overall 9th Monte Carlo Masters title and his 68th win from 100 finals on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour.
It was also Nadal’s 100th ATP Tour final appearance and this win also helped Nadal to equal Noval Djokovic’s (World No 1) record of 28th Masters Titles.
So far, Rafael Nadal has won 14 Grand Slam singles titles, 28 titles in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 events and 16 ATP World Tour 500 tournaments.
He also had won 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles. In tennis is famously known as the King of Clay.
He is the only male player in tennis history to win one Grand Slam and Masters 1000 title for ten consecutive years from 2005 to 2014.
Monte-Carlo Masters: It is an annual tennis tournament played on clay courts. It is mainly for male professional players held in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France, a commune that borders on Monaco.
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