This week ATP Tennis moved to Europe for the start of clay-swing 2021, which will culminate in late May (one week later than originally expected) at Roland Garros, Paris. Meanwhile at the Monte-Carlo Country Club, one of the most glamorous, historical and incredible tennis clubs in the world, the second ATP Masters 1000 of the season is being played, the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, which sees Novak Djokovic and Rafael among the great protagonists.
Nadal. Rafael Nadal got the third round of the Monte-Carlo event by beating in straight sets Federico Delbonis with the final score of 6-1 6-2, after a very big performance, the 72th on Monte-Carlo clay-courts. Below the match point.
The Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters 2021 is the 114th edition of the tournament sponsored by Rolex, part of the ATP Tour Masters 1000 category as part of the ATP Tour 2021. The tournament was held at the Monte Carlo Country Club in Roccabruna, near Monte Carlo .
The Monte Carlo Masters is back on the calendar after the 2020 edition was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic was still in progress and among the security measures taken by the organizers there was the choice to have the matches played behind closed doors, also prohibiting fans from accessing the area surrounding the Monte Carlo Country Club.
Rafa & Monte Carlo: Reunited 🙌
11x champ @RafaelNadal notches an incredible 72nd win in Monte Carlo, defeating Delbonis 6-1 6-2! #RolexMCMasters pic.twitter.com/JRPNy9Mqpk — Tennis TV (@TennisTV) April 14, 2021