Rafael Nadal’s First Practice At 2019 Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters
Rafael Nadal hit the red dirt for the first time Friday at the 2019 Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters, where next week he will start favourite to win his 12th title at the ATP Masters 1000 tennis tournament.
Nadal had a light late-afternoon practice with Serbian Dusan Lajovic before heading to the official draw ceremony.
The holder of a record 33 Masters 1000 titles won the first of his 11 titles in the Principlaity in 2005.
This year’s tournament, the first of three clay Masters 1000s, begins Sunday.