Rafael Nadal wins 80th career title
World number one Rafael Nadal won his 80th ATP Tour title after his 6-2, 7-6 (7-4) win over Stefanos Tsitsipas on Sunday in Toronto.
The victory spoiled Tsitsipas’ 20th birthday celebrations. The rising Greek star beat three top-10 players in Dominic Thiem, Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev in the three previous rounds, He will now rise to number 15 in the world rankings.
Nadal’s victory was his fourth Canadian Masters triumph. He will enter into the US Open later this month as the top ranked player and defending champion.