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Nadal beats Pella in chase for a record-extending 12th Monte Carlo title

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor April 20, 2019 13:22

Nadal beats Pella in chase for a record-extending 12th Monte Carlo title

Second seed Rafa Nadal was forced to work hard for his 18th straight match win at the Monte Carlo Country Club as he fought back to beat Argentine Guido Pella 7-6(1) 6-3 in the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals.

The 11-times champion made a sluggish start and was one point away from 1-5 deficit in the opening set but recovered well to convert seven of his 13 break-point opportunities and advance after two hours and 20 minutes.Nadal has now won 25 consecutive sets on Court Rainier III since dropping one in his opening match in 2017 to Briton Kyle Edmund.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor April 20, 2019 13:22

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