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By The Numbers: Nadal's 18 Titles

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© Getty ImagesRafael Nadal en route to defeating Andre Agassi in the 2005 Montreal final.

Rafael Nadal captured his 18th career ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title in Madrid, becoming the first player to win all three ATP Masters 1000 clay court tournaments in the same year. Nadal accomplished the feat in his 53rd ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament and Andre Agassi needed 84 tournaments to reach his mark of 17 in a span of 14 years.

King of ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Tournaments
Nadal's 18 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles have come in six different tournaments. He's won at least 20 matches in five tournaments. Of the current nine tournaments the only final he has not reached is Cincinnati.

Tournament Finals
W-L
Match
W-L
Monte-Carlo 6-0 34-1
Rome 5-0 27-1
Indian Wells 2-0 26-4
Madrid 2-1 21-6
Canada (Montreal/Toronto) 2-0 18-4
Hamburg* 1-1 11-2
Miami 0-2 21-7
Paris 0-1 9-3
Shanghai 0-1 4-1
* No longer ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tourn.

Final Opponents
Nadal has defeated rival Roger Federer six times in the final of an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament. Here is a breakdown of his 10 different opponents he has defeated in a final:

Opponent No. Match
W-L
Roger Federer 6 '10 Madrid, '08 Hamburg, '08 Monte-Carlo, '07 Monte-Carlo, '06 Rome, '06 Monte-Carlo
Novak Djokovic 3 '09 Rome, '09 Monte-Carlo, '07 Indian Wells
Guillermo Coria 2 '05 Rome, '05 Monte-Carlo
Andre Agassi 1 '05 Montreal
David Ferrer 1 '10 Rome
Fernando Gonzalez 1 '07 Rome
Nicolas Kiefer 1 '08 Toronto
Ivan Ljubicic 1 '05 Madrid
Andy Murray 1 '09 Indian Wells
Fernando Verdasco 1 '0 Monte-Carlo
Note: His six losses in finals came to three players: Roger Federer (three times), Nikolay Davydenko (twice) and David Nalbandian.


All-Time Match Wins Leaders (since 1990)
Agassi and Federer have the most match wins (209) but Nadal has the best match winning percentage (.837). Since capturing his first ATP Masters 1000 title at Monte-Carlo in 2005, Nadal has an outstanding winning percentage of .865 from 2005-10 .

W-L (Pct.) Titles
1) Andre Agassi 209-73 (.741) 17
Roger Federer 209-64 (.766) 16
3) Pete Sampras 190-70 (.731) 11
4) Rafael Nadal 180-35 (.837) 18
5) Andy Roddick 141-57 (.712) 5


Year-by-Year Breakdown
Nadal is the only player to win at least three ATP World Tour Masters 1000 in a season for four consecutive years:

Nadal
Tournament Match W-L Finals W-L
2010 – 5 23-2 3-0
2009 – 9 34-6 3-2
2008 – 9 32-6 3-1
2007 – 9 31-6 3-2
2006 – 7 23-5 2-0
2005 – 6 28-2 4-1
2004 – 5 5-5 0-0
2003 – 3 4-3 0-0
Totals – 53 180-35 (.837) 18-6


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