Rafael Nadal won Barcelona Open Men's singles title

Posted on:25 Apr 2016 09:30:15

Rafael Nadal won Barcelona Open Men's singles title
25 April 2016 Current Affairs: Rafel Nadal on 24 April 2016 defeated two-time defending champion Kei Nishikori of Japan to win the Barcelona Open of tennis 6-4, 7-5.This was Nadal's 9th Barcelona Open title, and he has now won his opening 10 matches of the European clay-court season.With this win, world number five and top seed Spaniard also equaled Guillermo Vilas' decades old record of 49 clay-court titles. Argentine Guillermo Vilas had bagged 49 clay-court titles in 1970s and early 1980s.

Nadal may break that record as he will play in Madrid and Rome in May 2016 before the French Open, the second Grand Slam of the season, which ends the clay-court season. Nine of Nadal's 14 Grand Slams have been at Roland Garros.


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