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 on the occasion. It was the 57th assembly between the 2 rivals, and Djokovic now leads 29-28.
This was their ninth assembly in Rome, and their sixth within the closing. Rafa now leads Djokovic 6-3 in Rome, and 4-2 in finals there.
The one tournaments Rafa has gained extra usually than the Italian Open are the French Open, Barcelona and Monte Carlo.