Wawrinka the one to beat on clay?
Madrid Masters will shed a lot of light on the state of Rafael Nadal
The tennis world, as we know it, has come to an end.
If No. 1-ranked Rafael Nadal doesn't win titles in Madrid, Rome and then Paris, he will suffer three clay-court losses in a single season for the first time in a decade. Meanwhile, No. 2 Novak Djokovic has been nursing a sore right wrist and No. 3 Stanislas Wawrinka, after victories in Melbourne and Monte Carlo, is finally The Man.
Heading into back-to-back ATP Masters 1000 events in Madrid and Rome, here is the up-or-down skinny ...
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