Rafael Nadal eases to victory in Monte Carlo Masters

Rafael Nadal eases to victory in Monte Carlo Masters

But that isn't all that was impressive about Nadal's mostly straightforward 6-1, 6-3 victory against compatriot Albert Ramos-Vinolas on Sunday.

Spain's 30-year-old king of clay claimed his 50th trophy on his favourite surface, his 70th overall and his first title in nearly a year as he beat compatriot Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-1, 6-3 with a clinical winning effort which took just 76 minutes.

Nadal was so close to winning a 15th Grand Slam title in Australia earlier this year, after eight major appearances without advancing past the quarterfinals. "I played well here, which helps me a lot to start the clay-court season with confidence", said Nadal.

The Spanish tennis star become the first player in the Open Era to have won 10 titles of the same tournament.

"To win 10 times at such an important event like Monte Carlo is something hard to describe my feelings", Nadal said.

"I feel lucky to keep playing tennis [and] being healthy all those years, in order to compete in one of the most handsome events of the year", Nadal, who won his first title since last April, said. Next week, I am playing another very important event for me at home and I'm excited about that. "Today I won a very important title for me". Nadal, however, made it clear that his next objective is not the French Open, but the upcoming ATP 500 event in Barcelona which is followed Masters Series events in Madrid and Rome before they arrive at Roland Garros on 22 May.

Ramos-Vinolas had put together the best week of his career in posting back-to-back victory over World No. 1 Andy Murray, No. 8-ranked Marin Cilic and No. 17-ranked Lucas Pouille.

"I'm very happy to win another one".

"He was a little bit better in everything".

The only final the 30-year-old Nadal has lost at Monte Carlo was to Novak Djokovic in 2013. "When he's a little bit better in everything, the difference is what we saw", Ramos-Vinolas said.

"He has a little bit more power than me in the game".

"I really want it, too", Nadal said after Sunday's game, a smile breaking across his face". "Then I going to keep playing at home in Madrid".



Related Posts

Jeremy Corbyn Britain's labour leader promises more public holidays in vote pledge
London mayor Sadiq Khan has voiced his support for Jeremy Corbyn as he endorsed the Labour leader for Prime Minister. The Bank of England concluded that such a move as would be "roughly neutral" for the economy, Corbyn said.

Russian crew blasts off for space station with one empty seat
A Russian cosmonaut and an American astronaut have arrived at the International Space Station, taking a toy dog for company . By the time she returns to Earth in September she will have clocked at least 663 days of total spaceflight time.

Qatar Airways could drop New Zealand route if laptops banned
Muslims in New Zealand say while most Kiwis are tolerant, they do face more discrimination when such bans are announced. The UAE is New Zealand's twelfth largest trading partner, with annual two-way trade exceeding $1.9 billion in 2016.

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons ejected after disputed walk
The Angels loaded the bases with no outs, thanks in part to errors by first baseman Justin Smoak and third baseman Chris Coghlan. Angels reliever Cam Bedrosian , who threw the wild pitch, was also placed on the disabled list Saturday with a groin injury.

Giornata della Terra 2017, un compleanno da festeggiare in 5 giorni
E tutti i siti naturalmente si affrettano a creare pagine con il titolo "Consigli per la Giornata della Terra " per intercettare la ricerca di Google e fare traffico.

London nightclub acid attack suspect charged with 15 crimes
Phoenix, 21, is charged with seven counts of throwing a corrosive fluid with intent to do GBH to three men and four women. She added that McCann, who has a presenting role on daytime television show This Morning, is under "immense strain".

(BGG) to Release Earnings on Thursday
The Firm designs, makes, markets, sells and services the various products for original equipment manufacturers around the world. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System has 0.02% invested in Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) for 17,200 shares.

Drake Shoots Down Rumors He Impregnated This Instagram Model
The rapper's team is also insisting that this is not possible since Drake has never met the Instagram model. Layla said in the opening of her rant under a picture of her alleged conversation with Drake .

Obama to lead student discussion in Chicago
The event and location has a lot of significance for Obama as the city where he made his Presidential farewell address in January. Spokesman Kevin Lewis says Obama listened to the young men's stories and shared some of the challenges that he faced growing up.

Want to help name April's baby giraffe? It will cost you
Mother, April, has also been described by the park's owner Jordan Patch as being "very protective and encouraging" of her calf. Patch told local media the zoo's giraffe cam would continue to livestream April and her baby until Thursday, April 20.

© 2015 Vivere Milano. All Rights reserved.