Rafael Nadal wins Italian Open

  • Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer on Sunday to win the Italian Open, his sixth trophy of the year, 6-1 6-3.

    Nadal, seeded fifth, secured the title in just 69 minutes.

    The win marks his 36th victory in 38 matches this year.

    Nadal, an 11-time grand-slam winner, returned to the courts earlier this after being sidelined for seven months with a knee problem.

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