Nadal is the only male player in tennis history to win one Grand Slam and at least one Masters 1000 title for ten consecutive years from 2005–2014.He beat Guillermo Vilas's Open Era record of 49 clay-court titles by winning the Monte-Carlo Masters in 2017.Breaks in the third and ninth games helped Kyrgios claim the first set, before another break of the 18th-seeded Zverev's serve in the 10th game of the second iced the win."He's been playing great tennis and on the rise ever since juniors.I knew it was going to be tough."The match was not without incident, however, with Kyrgios involved in heated exchanges with chair umpire Cedric Mourier on more than one occasion, while he was also caught out swearing loudly on court.Kyrgios unleashed a sublime serving performance to beat Djokovic in the Mexico Open quarter-finals in Acapulco two weeks ago and they will go toe to toe again after the former world number one defeated Juan Martin del Potro 7-5, 4-6, 6-1."It was definitely difficult to overcome this challenge tonight," Djokovic said.
Nadal and Mats Wilander are the only two male players who have won at least two Grand Slam titles on three different surfaces—hard court, grass, and clay.Hollywood Lifers, what do you think of Rafael and Xisca as a couple? After a thrilling, five-set match against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, Rafael Nadal of Spain is headed to the 2017 Australian Open final.Still, that’s never stopped her from always showing up to cheer Rafael on, which is just what she’s been doing this entire tournament.That’s not to say the 28-year-old isn’t successful in her own right, though.