Nadal Breezes Through Medvedev To Win Rogers Cup
Barcelona Open: Nadal File image of Nadal in match with Ferrer (image courtesy AFP)

Defending champion Rafa Nadal crushed Russia’s Daniil Medvedev by winning in straight sets to clinch his fifth Rogers Cup title in Montreal on Sunday.

The top seed, who is the world number two, retained his crown with a 6-3 6-0 victory over the eighth-seeded Medvedev in their first-ever meeting.

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The Russian, who had not dropped a set in the tournament, was overwhelmed by the 33-year-old Spaniard.

Nadal broke in the fourth game to go 3-1 up and dominated the remainder of the 70-minute match.