Nadal equals the record for winning on clay 0

Nadal equals the record for winning on clay 0

The Spanish tennis player won his first title in nine months, defeating home opponent Juan Monaco with a score of 6-4, 6-1 in the final of the Argentina Open on Sunday evening, March 1.

Rafael Nadal 2-0 Juan Monaco

By winning the tournament in the Argentine capital, Rafael Nadal equaled the record with Guillermo Vilas for the most titles on clay in the Open era (46).

The final started evenly.

Nadal equals the record for winning on clay

Monaco could not maintain parity when the match resumed after nearly an hour’s delay due to rain.

In the second set, Nadal broke early to lead 1-0.

This is only the ATP 250 tournament, but the championship has great spiritual significance for Rafael Nadal in the process of preparing for the second Grand Slam of the year – French Open.

Nadal equals the record for winning on clay

Victory in the final of the Argentina Open came easily to Nadal.

“I am determined to win the championship here, and I have prepared very well for this tournament.

For the seventh consecutive year, the Argentine Open championship was awarded to Spanish players (previously, the championship belonged to Ferrer 2012, 2013, 2014, Almagro 2011, Ferrero 2010, Robredo 2009).

Nadal equals the record for winning on clay

The favored surface brought Nadal his first title since last year’s Roland Garros championship.

Nadal currently shares the record of 46 titles on clay, but he is only fifth among the leading players in winning all tournaments in the Open era.

Tennis player

Title number

(1) Jimmy Connors

109

(2) Ivan Lendl

ninety four

(3) Roger Federer

84

(4) John McEnroe

77

(5) Rafael Nadal

65

(6) Bjorn Borg

sixty four

(6) Pete Sampras

sixty four

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