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Rafael Nadal dispatches Roger Federer for 7th Italian Masters title

ROME, May 19 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Rafael Nadal of Spain racked up his seventh Italian Masters title Sunday, dispatching Roger Federer in straight sets in the Rome final.
Nadal remains 5th in world, Rosol up to 35th after ATP wins

Nadal remains 5th in world, Rosol up to 35th after ATP wins

LONDON, April 29 (UPI) -- World No. 5 Rafael Nadal and relative newcomer Lukas Rosol each picked up tournament titles, but only Rosol moved up in the world rankings.
Top 10 unchanged despite Nadal win

Top 10 unchanged despite Nadal win

LONDON, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal collected his 51st ATP title and 37th on a clay court by winning the Brazil Open but it didn't lead to any change in the ATP Top 10.

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Nadal is back with Brazil Open victory

SAO PAULO, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Former world No. 1 Rafael Nadal recorded his first victory since last year's French Open Sunday, besting David Nalbandian for the Brazil Open title.

Montanes repeats as Estoril champion

ESTORIL, Portugal, May 9 (UPI) -- Albert Montanes of Spain repeated as champion of the Estoril Open Sunday, defeating Portuguese Frederico Gil 6-2, 6-7 (4-7), 7-5.

Melzer reaches Austrian final

KITZBUHEL, Austria, July 19 (UPI) -- Crowd favorite Jurgen Melzer and Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro were Saturday's winners at the semifinals of the Austrian Open in Kitzbuhel.

Federer, Nadal again win at Monte Carlo

MONTE CARLO, Monaco, April 20 (UPI) -- Roger Federer of Switzerland and Spain's Rafael Nadal were third-round winners Thursday at the Monte-Carlo Masters in Monaco.

Nadal wins Mercedes Cup

STUTTGART, Germany, July 24 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal recorded a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4, win Sunday over Gaston Gaudio in the finale of the Mercedes Cup at Stuttgart, Germany.

Malisse rallies to earn finals berth

ST. POLTEN, Austria, May 21 (UPI) -- Xavier Malisse rallied Friday to defeat Jurgen Melzer in the semifinals of the International Raiffeisen Grand Prix.

Coria wins Monte Carlo tennis title

MONTE CARLO, Monaco, April 25 (UPI) -- Argentina's Guillermo Coria rolledin to a decisive victory over Germany's Rainer Schuettler in Sunday's final of the Tennis Masters of Monte Carlo.

Coria captures Idea Prokom Open title

SOPOT, Poland, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Guillermo Coria ran his streak of consecutive sets won to 32 Sunday with a 7-5, 6-1 triumph over David Ferrer in the final of the Idea Prokom Open.

Moya defends Croatia Open title

UMAG, Croatia, July 27 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Carlos Moya captured his third straight title Sunday at the Croatian Open, rallying for a 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 victory over Filippo Volandri of Italy.

Van Lottum claims biggest win

ESTORIL, Portugal, April 7 (UPI) -- Dutchman John Van Lottum earned the biggest win of his career Monday at the venue where his professional tennis career began eight years ago.

Costa beats Ferrero to win French Open

PARIS, June 9 (UPI) -- Albert Costa captured his first career Grand Slam title Sunday by winning the French Open with a 6-1, 6-0, 4-6, 6-3 victory over fellow Spaniard Juan Carlos Fer
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Thomas Muster
MAS97981005-11 AUGUST 1997-MASON, OHIO, USA:Thomas Muster returns a volley from Pete Sampras during the final game of the Great American Insurance ATP Championship in Mason, Ohio. Muster lost to Sampras in straight sets, 6/3, 6/4. UPI mw/Mike Williams
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Thomas Muster (born October 2, 1967 in Leibnitz, Austria) is a retired and former World No. 1 tennis player from Austria. He was one of the world's leading clay court players in the 1990s, and at his peak was known as "The King of Clay." He won the French Open in 1995.

Muster first came to prominence when he reached the final of the French Open junior tournament and the Orange Bowl juniors tournament in 1985. He turned professional later that year and won his first tour title at Hilversum, (Netherlands) in 1986.

In 1988, Muster reached six tour finals, winning four of them. He finished the year ranked in the world's top 20 for the first time.

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