Top 5 wins of Rafael Nadal's career
Rafael Nadal won his fifth title at the Mutua Madrid Open this week, defeating Dominic Thiem in the final in straight sets to win his 30th Masters 1000 title, the 72nd of his career. The win took Nadal to World No.4, thus overtaking Roger Federer in the process.
Nadal will now play at the Rome Masters before making an attempt to complete his third La Decima of the year by winning a 10th French Open title. Over the years, Nadal has established himself as the greatest clay-court player in tennis history and one of the finest tennis players of all-time if not the greatest. However, the path was not easy for the Spaniard as he had to go through some grueling encounters against some pretty tough opponents. Nevertheless, Nadal’s game, his resilience, and his fighting spirit always took him past the finish line. Here are five of Nadal’s greatest wins of his career.