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Rafael Nadal sets new records 31 titles in Masters series

Rafael Nadal sets new records 31 titles in Masters series

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Rafael Nadal set a record with a 31st Masters title on Sunday, beating Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-2 to win at Monte Carlo. He is ahead of the Serb Novak Djokovic, crowned in 30 competitions of the genre.Nadal also becomes the first player of the modern era who has won the same tournament 11 times. It only took him 13 years."It feels really good to have this trophy in my hands again," said the winner.Nadal has ruled Monaco since 2005 with the exception of three years in a row, starting in 2013.The 31-year-old Spaniard has now raised 76 trophies.The Japanese Nishikori was looking for a first title in the Masters series.In the first set, Nishikori took the lead 2-1 with a break but Nadal won the next four games against the 36th racket in the world.The second run laste...