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Fifteen years on, how maiden Monte Carlo win sparked Nadal breakthrough

Apr 20, 2020 - 7:09 PM

Ruling the Monte Carlo Masters in 2005 set the stage for Rafael Nadal to become one of tennis' greatest players

CONSISTENTLY DOMINANT. Rafael Nadal has not dropped out of the world top 10 since his Monte Carlo win in 2005. File photo from Twitter/@AustralianOpen


'Worst clay match in 14 years': Nadal crashes in Monte Carlo shocker

Apr 21, 2019 - 1:57 PM

'Everything was wrong. I always expect the best. But you have to be ready to accept the negative things and today was a negative day,' says Nadal

WORST. 'King of Clay' Rafael Nadal crashes out of the Monte Carlo Masters semis. File photo by Thomas Samson/AFP

Irrepressible Nadal looks to build on 11th Monte Carlo triumph

Apr 23, 2018 - 9:01 AM

At 31, world number one Rafael Nadal shows no sign of rustiness versus Kei Nishikori in the final

I don't see myself missing Grand Slams on purpose, says Rafael Nadal

Apr 19, 2018 - 9:18 AM

Tennis world number one not following Roger Federer's footsteps

FOCUSED. Rafael Nadal shoots for an 11th Monte Carlo title this week. Photo by Yann Coatsaliou/AFP

No Federer, Serena, Sharapova? No problem for Roland Garros

May 24, 2017 - 12:00 PM

French tennis historian Jean Christophe Piffau says the absence of these 3 stars does not weaken the tournament because Roland Garros remains an institution and the Holy Grail for a player

A PERFECT 10. A 10th Monte Carlo Masters and a 10th title in Barcelona. Now Rafael Nadal targets what many in the sport thought was impossible: a 10th Roland Garros. Photo by Tiziana Fabi/AFP

FOTO: Drama di sirkuit Monte Carlo, GP Monaco

May 30, 2016 - 11:44 AM

Tujuh pembalap berhenti balapan Lewis Hamilton juara Rio Haryanto berhasil ‘finish’

Penuh drama, Lewis Hamilton juarai Grand Prix Monaco

May 29, 2016 - 10:26 PM

Ini menjadi kemenangan perdana Lewis Hamilton di musim balap 2016

KEMENANGAN PERDANA. Pembalap asal Inggris, merayakan kemenangan perdananya di sirkuit Monte Carlo, Monaco pada Minggu, 29 Mei. Foto oleh Srdjan Suki/EPA

Nadal ties clay-court record with ninth Barcelona title

Apr 25, 2016 - 10:11 AM

Rafa Nadal equals Argentine legend Guillermo Vilas s record of 49 clay court titles with his ninth Barcelona Open after overcoming defending champion Kei Nishikori

KING OF CLAY. Rafael Nadal wins his 49th title on clay, equaling Guillermo Vilas's record. Photo by Toni Albir/EPA

Roger Federer announces return at Miami Open in emoji-filled tweet

Mar 18, 2016 - 12:05 PM

What better way to announce that you ve recovered earlier than expected from knee surgery than a series of emojis?

HE'S BACK. Roger Federer has recovered sooner than expected from knee surgery

Djokovic ends Nadal's Monte Carlo reign

Apr 21, 2013 - 10:57 PM

World number one Novak Djokovic ended Rafael Nadal s eight year reign at the Monte Carlo Masters

Nadal, Djokovic make Monte Carlo semis

Apr 20, 2013 - 5:04 PM

Gunning for his 9th straight Monte Carlo title Rafael Nadal defeated Grigor Dimitrov while Novak Djokovic also made it to the semis

8th Monte Carlo title for Nadal

Apr 23, 2012 - 1:23 PM

Nadal gave the perfect response with a swaggering 6 3 6 1 defeat of Novak Djokovic

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning against Serbia's Novak Djokovic during the Monte-Carlo ATP Masters Series Tournament tennis final match on April 22, 2012 in Monaco. Nadal won 6-3, 6-1. AFP Photo/ Valery Hache