Madrid Masters: Rafael Nadal wins title for fifth triumph of 2013

Nadal now holds a 9-0 career record over Stanislas Wawrinka, after a 6-2, 6-4 win.

updated: May 12, 2013 21:39 IST
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Rafael Nadal sealed his fifth title in seven tournaments since returning from a seven-month injury layoff as he claimed a third Madrid Masters title with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Stanislas Wawrinka on Sunday.

Nadal, who now holds a 9-0 career record over the Swiss, rolled through the first set thanks to two early breaks in little over half an hour.

And after a little more resistance from Wawrinka in the second, Nadal broke again to go ahead 4-3 before serving out to claim his 23rd Masters Series title.

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  • Tennis
  • Mark Knowles
  • Roger Federer
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  • Mahesh Bhupathi
  • Andy Roddick
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  • Rohan Bopanna
  • Lukas Dlouhy
  • Novak Djokovic
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  • Maria Sharapova
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