World No. 5 Rafael Nadal will have to play next ATP Tournament at the Mutua Madrid Masters, schedule to start from 6th May being played here on clay courts in Madrid.
26-year-old Rafael Nadal has posted a picture on his Facebook wall that, I’m very happy for my victory in Barcelona and have to start thinking about the Madrid Masters 1000. Nadal has been started preparations for the Mutua Madrid Masters, where he is looking hot favorite to lift the crown third time in his tennis career, Spanish star won the Madrid Masters in 2010 after beating his rival World No. 2 Roger Federer in successive sets with a 6-4, 7-6.
King of Clay Rafael Nadal will meet his top three rival Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray at the Madrid Masters, where he is having capability to beat any player on red surface. Spanish star is going to arrive here in Madrid with a lot of confidence, after winning Barcelona Open title for eighth time last week.
Later, Nadal will travel to Rome to take part in the ATP World 1000 Series before heading into the 2013 French Open championship from 26th May at Roland Garros. Spaniard is having most of the chances to rule clay court season and looking big favorite at upcoming events at Mutua Madrid Masters, Rome Masters and French Open.