Rafael Nadal slays it again!


Rafael Nadal won Monte Carlo Masters title for 11th time beating Kei Nishikori 6-3,6-2 in the final.The title ensured Nadal will retain his world number ranking for another week.King of clay lost just 21 games throughout the tournament.Moreover Nadal now has won record 36 straight sets on red dirt.Playing his first individual tournament after losing in quarterfinals of Australian Open in January,Rafa showed no effects of hip injury and was dominant on his favoured surface.His forhand was once again proved lethal as he beat Japanese with loss of just five games.This is record 31st Masters 1000 title for the Spaniard.With this title Nadal

will once again the man to beat in future clay events this season.He needs to win 2 more events plus French Open next month to hold on to his top spot in rankings.
Shailesh Padhye