Rafael Nadal wins Italian Open title

Last Updated: May 20 2019 12:21
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TENNIS- Spaniard world number two Rafael Nadal defeated Serbian world number one Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 to win a ninth Italian Open title on Sunday.

With the win, Nadal also surpassed Djokovic to win his 34th Masters crown and 81st career title.

Nadal now heads to Roland Garros to defend his French Open title.

In the women’s singles, Czech fourth seed Karolina Pliskova swept past Britain’s Johanna Konta 6-3, 6-4 to win Italian Open title, her 13th career title.