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Nadal seals victory in Barcelona Open

Clay king Nadal.
Clay king Nadal. / J. LAGO/ AFP
  • World number one tennis player Rafael Nadal will retain that position for at least the next two weeks after winning the Conde de Godó trophy for the eleventh time

World number one tennis player Rafael Nadal will retain that position for at least the next two weeks after winning the Conde de Godó trophy for the eleventh time - on the court which bears his name.

The Spaniard defeated Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final on Sunday, by a comfortable 6-2 6-1. Nadal has now won 46 straight sets on clay, extending his own personal record.

The 31-year-old hasn't lost on clay since facing Dominic Thiem in Rome last year.