11-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal is going to play next ATP Tournament at the Monte Carlo Masters, being played here on the outdoor clay courts at Monte Carlo Country Club in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France.
26-year-old Rafael Nadal will defend the title here in Monte Carlo Masters for ninth time in their tennis career, where he has clinches the title eight times so far. Spanish star bag the title consecutive eight times from 2005 to 2012 and looking hot favorite to lift the title this year. Nadal has outlasted World No. 1 Novak Djokovic in last year’s final in two sets with a 6-3, 6-1.
Nadal is expecting to be seeded as No. 4, ahead of his best rivals Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray at Monte Carlo Rolex Masters, an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 of the ATP World Tour. Monte Carlo Masters Series will kick off from 14th to 21st April, 2013, where Nadal is having amazing record with Open Era eighth successive titles in 2012 and has a amazing 44-1 win loss in the event so far.
17-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer has withdraws from the Monte Carlo Masters, where he wishes to spend time along with his family and going to start six weeks practice session ahead of the French Open championships in May.