Novak Djokovic Beats Rafael Nadal to Win Rome – Highlights [Video]
by Tom Gainey | May 15th, 2011, 8:45 pm
  • No Comments

If you missed the match like I did, here are the highlights from Novak Djokovic’s incredible win over Rafael Nadal today in Rome.

With his 64, 64 win over his lefty rival, Djokovic won his ninth 1000 crown title of his career and the fourth of the season. He is also the first player to win four Masters 1000 crowns in the same season since Nadal and Roger Federer claimed four apiece in 2005.

“I was amazed the way I was going to be under the circumstances and the conditions that I was,” Djokovic said. “[It was a] really hard match last night against a player that was playing great. I was on the verge of losing a match and I was coming back and to be able to perform perhaps my best tennis on clay courts and he is the number one player in world history and just amazing. I am still trying to enjoy this victory.”

He has already won a stunning seven titles this season and will likely become the new No. 1 after the French Open. The Serb has also won four straight matches against Nadal and he’s 13-0 this year against Top 10 players.

“I am most happy about the game this year on clay,” he said. “The way I was fighting all the way, I am confident and aware and [have] self-belief that I can win against the top players.”

Djokovic will celebrate his 24th birthday next Sunday.

Here’s a quick clip from the award ceremony:


Also Check Out:
2009 Australian Open TV Schedule
WTA 2011 Retrospective [Video]
A Rome Tournament Staffer Harassed Novak Djokovic: “Don’t Try To Be Special, Man!” [Video]
Andy Roddick Interview, Cincinnati Day One Highlights [Video]
Spend Six Minutes Watching The Best Points Of The 2011 ATP Season [Video]

Don't miss any tennis action, stay connected with Tennis-X

Get Tennis-X news FREE in your inbox every day

Comments are closed.

Top story: Andy Murray Shows His Sarcastic Side On Facebook, He Hopes To Never Win Another Slam!
  • Recent Comments
Rankings
ATP - Jul 21 WTA - Jul 21
1 Novak Djokovic1 Serena Williams
2 Rafael Nadal2 Na Li
3 Roger Federer3 Simona Halep
4 Stan Wawrinka4 Petra Kvitova
5 Tomas Berdych5 Agnieszka Radwanska
6 David Ferrer6 Maria Sharapova
7 Milos Raonic7 Eugenie Bouchard
8 Juan Martin Del Potro8 Angelique Kerber
9 Grigor Dimitrov9 Jelena Jankovic
10 Andy Murray10 Victoria Azarenka
More: Tennis T-Shirts | Tennis Shop | Live Tennis Scores | Headlines

Copyright © 2003-2014 Tennis-X.com. All rights reserved.
This website is an independently operated source of news and information and is not affiliated with any professional organizations.