In the wake of thrashing Monfils, Nadal is just 2 sets from history in Madrid

In the wake of thrashing Monfils, Nadal is just 2 sets from history in Madrid

In the wake of thrashing Monfils, Nadal is just 2 sets from history in Madrid

Rafael Nadal proceeded with his articulate mastery of the dirt court season on Wednesday evening, steamrolling Gael Monfils in straight sets in his opening match at the Mutua Madrid Open, 6-3, 6-1.

Not exclusively is Nadal now on a 20-coordinate earth court winning streak, he has won forty-eight sets consecutively on dirt—an Open Era record on this surface. Also, on the off chance that he wins his next match in straight sets, he will have the new record on any surface (John McEnroe has the present record with forty-nine straight sets on a cover in 1984.

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