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Rafael Nadal wins 11th Monaco title

Rafael Nadal has continued his Monaco legacy of success with an impressive 11th win at the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters this last Sunday. The Spanish tennis player is now at No. 1 in the ATP Rankings as he makes his way to the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, where he is a 10-time titlist.

A snapshot of Nadal's win from the ATPWorldTour. Copyright ATPWorldTour YouTubeAt the sell-out final of the 2018 Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters (11th to 22nd April), 31-year-old Nadal beat Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-3, 6-2 in a one-hour and 34-minute final.

Following the match, Prince Albert II of Monaco and Princess Charlene presented Nadal with the competition’s trophy on the red clay of the Court Rainier III.

“Thank you for your support, it's a great honour to win,” he told spectators, “I’ve been coming here for 15 years, I feel like I’m at home.”

Video highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BU-6zJgv3gM