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Nadal won the Barcelona Open, setting a tennis record

Nadal won the Barcelona Open, setting a tennis record 0
Nadal won the Barcelona Open, setting a tennis record 0

Rafael Nadal 2-0 Stefanos Tsitsipas

The rain at the beginning of the match could not restrain Rafael Nadal’s courage, when the number one seed reached the mark of 46 consecutive winning sets on his favorite court.

Nadal’s loser is the best tennis player in Greek history – even though Tsitsipas is only 19 years old.

Nadal won the Barcelona Open, setting a tennis record

Nadal with the 77th ATP title of his career.

Tsitsipas won the first game of serve, even though that was all he could do.

Nadal had a break in the first game of the second set, with a volley into the opponent’s stands.

Nadal won the Barcelona Open, setting a tennis record

Nadal’s number of ATP titles is only behind Jimmy Connors, Roger Federer and Ivan Lendl.

The championship ensures Nadal’s 172nd week at the top of the world.

“I am very happy with the victory against a difficult opponent,” Nadal said.

Despite the defeat, Tsitsipas still pocketed $298,000 and 300 points to rise to 44th in the world.

Nadal won the Barcelona Open, setting a tennis record

Tsitsipas left a deep impression on the tournament.

“I already knew my chances of winning were very small, but my confidence grew with each match.

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