Rafael Nadal begins his European clay season on Wednesday in Monte Carlo. Nadal doesn’t live in Monte Carlo but he might as well. The Spaniard has won the event eight straight times winning 42 consecutive matches.
Nadal hasn’t lost in the scenic city by the sea since Guillermo Coria beat him 10 years ago when he was just 16. And he’s won 30 of his last 31 sets there.
After missing so much time with a bad knee, Nadal successfully returned to the sport he loves in February and won three titles columinating with his improbably Indian Wells titles which was also his 600th career ATP match win.
Rafa rolls into Monte Carlo on a 15-match winning streak but he hasn’t played in a month.
Here’s his pre tournament interview:
Rafa was also at the casino this weekend:
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