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Nadal back as number one

Rafael Nadal was confirmed as the world number one for the first time in three years in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday.

Nadal edges out Thiem for fifth Madrid Masters

Rafael Nadal's flawless record on clay this season continued as he outgunned the impressive Dominic Thiem to win the Madrid Masters for a fifth time 7-6 (10/8), 6-4 on Sunday.

Rafael Nadal storms into Brisbane second round

Former world number one Rafael Nadal enjoyed an ideal start to his first Brisbane International Tuesday, storming into the second round with a straight sets win over Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov.

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