Nadal returns to world No.1 for 8th time


Rafael Nadal has become the second-oldest world number one in ATP rankings history after he reached for the eighth time on Monday. What does he have left in his remarkable career and what does 2020 have in store for him?

Nadal usurped Novak Djokovic to snatch back in the ATP rankings for the eighth time in his illustrious career.

It is exactly 12 months to the day since the Spaniard’s last stint at world number one when he assumed the position on November 4, 2018

He is relentless. He is remarkable.

Nadal’s eight times holding have drawn him level with Ivan Lendl, the first coming on August 18, 2008 when he was 22 years old. On that occasion, he spent 46 weeks at until July 5, 2009

Following his first occupation of top spot in the rankings, he has returned to the summit seven times.

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