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Italian Open Men’s Singles Finals Tennis Trophy Gallery – Rafael Nadal Rules Rome!

Rafael Nadal chomps on his record-extending 10th Rome title trophy. EPA-EFE/ETTORE FERRARI
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic led Rafael Nadal by a break in the first two sets and had a pair of break points in the fifth game of the decider, but came up short. EPA-EFE/ETTORE FERRARI
Rafael Nadal claimed his 88th career title, including his 36th Masters 1000 crown to equal Novak Djokovic’s all-time record. EPA-EFE/ETTORE FERRARI
Rafael Nadal has now won four different tournaments, Roland Garros, Monte-Carlo, Barcelona and Rome, an astounding 10 or more times. EPA-EFE/ETTORE FERRARI
” Of course I’m disappointed not to win it, but at the same time I’m very pleased with the level of tennis that I managed to find in the later stages of this tournament,” said Novak Djokovic. EPA-EFE/ETTORE FERRARI
“Some positive, some great moments, some lucky moments, suffering moments. At the end I think I played a very solid week of tennis, no?” said Rafael Nadal. EPA-EFE/ETTORE FERRARI