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Rafa's Clay Stats

4/20/2011Rafaholics ™


BARCELONA OPEN BANCSABADELL 2011
Barcelona Wednesday Preview
Barcelona, Spain

by Greg Sharko (full article) | 20.04.2011

CLAY COURT DOMINATOR – Here's a year-by-year look at Nadal's clay court supremacy since 2005, compiling an 181-6 match record and 29-2 mark in clay court finals on the ATP World Tour:
....... W-L .....Clay Finals
2011 - 5-0 ...... 1-0
2010 - 22-0 ..... 4-0
2009 - 23-2 ..... 3-1
2008 - 24-1 ..... 4-0
2007 - 31-1 ..... 5-1
2006 - 26-0 ..... 4-0
2005 - 50-2 ..... 8-0
Note: His last clay court loss came to Robin Soderling in 4th Rd. at ’09 Roland Garros

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Nadal FastFacts:
2011 Highlights:
W: ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte Carlo (d Ferrer); F: ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Indian Wells (l Djokovic); ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami (l Djokovic); SF: Doha (l Davydenko); QF: Australian Open (l Ferrer)
YTD W-L: 24-4 (5-0 on clay)
YTD Titles: 1
Career Titles: 44
Date of Birth: June 3, 1986
South African Airways 2011 ATP Ranking: 1

• Nadal, 24, has a 25-1 career match record in Barcelona, winning the title five straight years from 2005-09 …His only loss came to countryman Alex Corretja in the second round in 2003
• The World No. 1 comes in with a 24-4 mark on the season and he’s reached three straight ATP World Tour Masters 1000 finals, falling in three sets to Novak Djokovic in Indian Wells and Miami...Last Sunday he earned his seventh straight title in Monte-Carlo (d. Ferrer) and 30th career on clay
• He comes in with 496 career match wins and ranked No. 1 for 92nd overall week, 46 in a row since June 7, 2010 (after winning Roland Garros for fifth time in six years)

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Rafa's next opponent:

Giraldo FastFacts:
2011 Highlights:
F: Santiago (l Robredo); SF: Auckland (l Ferrer); QF: Brisbane (l Anderson); Acapulco (l Almagro)
YTD W-L: 15-10 (8-5 on clay)
YTD Titles: 0/Career Titles: 0
Date of Birth: November 27, 1987
South African Airways 2011 ATP Ranking: 54


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