Rafael Nadal beat world No. 1 Novak Djokovic, 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 to win the Italian Open on Sunday in Rome for his second win of the season and his tenth title at the event. It was the 57th meeting between the two rivals, and Djokovic now leads 29-28.
This was their ninth meeting in Rome, and their sixth in the final. Rafa now leads Djokovic 6-3 in Rome, and 4-2 in finals there.
The only tournaments Rafa has won more often than the Italian Open are the French Open, Barcelona and Monte Carlo.