Rafael Nadal's 46-match winning streak at the Monte-Carlo Masters

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Between 2005 and 2013 inclusive, Rafael Nadal won 46 consecutive matches at the Monte Carlo Masters, which is a record for most consecutive wins at one tournament by any man or woman. The streak started in the first round of the 2005 edition with a victory over Gaël Monfils, and ended in the final of the 2013 edition with a straight sets loss to Novak Djokovic.[1]

Streak[edit]

Win Number Opponent Nation Round Score
2005
1 Monfils, GaëlGaël Monfils  France 1 6–3, 6–2
2 Malisse, XavierXavier Malisse  Belgium 2 6–0, 6–3
3 Rochus, OlivierOlivier Rochus  Belgium 3 6–1, 6–2
4 Gaudio, GastónGastón Gaudio  Argentina Quarter Final 6–3, 6–0
5 Gasquet, RichardRichard Gasquet  France Semi Final 6–7(6–8), 6–4, 6–3
6 Coria, GuillermoGuillermo Coria  Argentina Final 6–3, 6–1, 0–6, 7–5
2006
7 Clément, ArnaudArnaud Clément  France 1 6–4, 6–4
8 Lisnard, Jean-RenéJean-René Lisnard  Monaco 2 6–4, 6–1
9 Vliegen, KristofKristof Vliegen  Belgium 3 6–3, 6–3
10 Coria, GuillermoGuillermo Coria  Argentina Quarter Final 6–2, 6–1
11 Gaudio, GastónGastón Gaudio  Argentina Semi Final 5–7, 6–1, 6–1
12 Federer, RogerRoger Federer   Switzerland Final 6–2, 6–7(2–7), 6–3, 7–6(7–5)
2007
13 Chela, Juan IgnacioJuan Ignacio Chela  Argentina 2 6–3, 6–1
14 Vliegen, KristofKristof Vliegen  Belgium 3 6–3, 6–1
15 Kohlschreiber, PhilippPhilipp Kohlschreiber  Germany Quarter Final 6–2, 6–3
16 Berdych, TomášTomáš Berdych  Czech Republic Semi Final 6–0, 7–5
17 Federer, RogerRoger Federer   Switzerland Final 6–4, 6–4
2008
18 Ančić, MarioMario Ančić  Croatia 2 6–0, 6–3
19 Ferrero, Juan CarlosJuan Carlos Ferrero  Spain 3 6–4, 6–1
20 Ferrer, DavidDavid Ferrer  Spain Quarter Final 6–1, 7–5
21 Davydenko, NikolayNikolay Davydenko  Russia Semi Final 6–3, 6–2
22 Federer, RogerRoger Federer   Switzerland Final 7–5, 7–5
2009
23 Chela, Juan IgnacioJuan Ignacio Chela  Argentina 2 6–2, 6–3
24 Nicolás Lapentti  Ecuador 3 6–3, 6–0
25 Ljubičić, IvanIvan Ljubičić  Croatia Quarter Final 6–3, 6–3
26 Murray, AndyAndy Murray  Great Britain Semi Final 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
27 Djokovic, NovakNovak Djokovic  Serbia Final 6–3, 2–6, 6–1
2010
28 de Bakker, ThiemoThiemo de Bakker  Netherlands 2 6–1, 6–0
29 Berrer, MichaelMichael Berrer  Germany 3 6–0, 6–1
30 Ferrero, Juan CarlosJuan Carlos Ferrero  Spain Quarter Final 6–4, 6–2
31 Ferrer, DavidDavid Ferrer  Spain Semi Final 6–2, 6–3
32 Verdasco, FernandoFernando Verdasco  Spain Final 6–0, 6–1
2011
33 Nieminen, JarkkoJarkko Nieminen  Finland 2 6–2, 6–2
34 Gasquet, RichardRichard Gasquet  France 3 6–2, 6–4
35 Ljubičić, IvanIvan Ljubičić  Croatia Quarter Final 6–1, 6–3
36 Murray, AndyAndy Murray  Great Britain Semi Final 6–4, 2–6, 6–1
37 Ferrer, DavidDavid Ferrer  Spain Final 6–4, 7–5
2012
38 Nieminen, JarkkoJarkko Nieminen  Finland 2 6–4, 6–3
39 Kukushkin, MikhailMikhail Kukushkin  Kazakhstan 3 6–1, 6–1
40 Wawrinka, StanislasStanislas Wawrinka   Switzerland Quarter Final 7–5, 6–4
41 Simon, GillesGilles Simon  France Semi Final 6–3, 6–4
42 Djokovic, NovakNovak Djokovic  Serbia Final 6–3, 6–1
2013
43 Matosevic, MarinkoMarinko Matosevic  Australia 2 6–1, 6–2
44 Kohlschreiber, PhilippPhilipp Kohlschreiber  Germany 3 6–2, 6–4
45 Dimitrov, GrigorGrigor Dimitrov  Bulgaria Quarter Final 6–2, 2–6, 6–4
46 Tsonga, Jo-WilfriedJo-Wilfried Tsonga  France Semi Final 6–3, 7–6(7–3)

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