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

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