Tennis with Brett
NADAL WINS 5TH TITLE OF THE YEAR IN TORONTO
BHTC FRONT DESK
THIS WEEK ON THE ATP TOUR
MASTERS 1000: Toronto, Canada
Date: 8/6 – 8/12/18
Champion: Rafael Nadal (ESP)
Finalist: Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE)
Singles Prize Money: $1,020,425
Finalist Prize Money: $500,340
Champions Points: 1000
Finalist Points: 600
Best Unseeded Player Result: Finalist - Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE) – Ranking up 12 spots to 15.
Best American Player Result: 3rd round - John Isner (ranking remains at 9) and Frances Tiafoe (ranking up 3 spots to 38).
Best Wild Card Result: 3rd round - Stan Wawrinka (SUI) – Ranking up 44 spots to 151.
Best Qualifier Result: 3rd round - Ilya Ivashka (BLR) – Ranking up 25 spots to 100.
Rafael Nadal wins his 5th title of the year and the 80th of his career. This victory pushes his earnings this year to $7.738M and $102.3M for his career. Nadal’s record in ATP finals is 80-36. His match record this year is 40-3 and 913-188 for his career. Nadal is No. 1 in the world rankings and No. 1 in the Race to London Standings.
NEXT WEEK ON THE ATP TOUR: MASTERS 1000, Cincinnati, Ohio. Nadal and Federer are the top 2 seeds.