World number one Rafael Nadal swept aside Grigor Dimitrov to ease into his 12th Monte Carlo Masters final with a 6-4, 6-1 victory on Saturday.
Rafael Nadal crushed fifth seed Dominic Thiem 6-0, 6-2 to romp into the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals on Friday as he stepped up his bid for an 11th title in style.
Rafael Nadal said on Sunday that he is fit and ready to defend his Monte Carlo Masters title and the number-one ranking this week, as he returns to the ATP Tour after injury.
The M-Sport Ford driver opened a 33.5-second lead over Estonian Ott Tanak.
As Hurricane Irma battered Florida, the cream of the insurance world -- gathered under the Mediterranean sun in Monte Carlo -- was assessing the costs of the storm