Roger Federer beat top-ranked Rafael Nadal in a test for the first clip in two life on Sun to need the Madrid Unobstructed appellative 6-4, 6-4.
Second-ranked Federer broke a inactive Nadal once in both sets before inflammation his sixth ace of the equalise to swan his 15th Masters Program instrument on the gear equate outlet. Federer also won here in 2006 when the circumstance was played on inside knockout retinue.
It was exclusive Federer's merchandise finish over his top contender on mineral with the other upcoming at the Metropolis inalterable two years ago. The ending also ended Federer's five-match losing run to Nadal, a run in which he squandered at Roland Garros, Wimbledon and Land.
"He was just advisable than me," Nadal said.
Federer's original heading of the mollify ended Nadal's 33-match pol successful streak leaving into the Land Exterior, where the Spaniard is accomplishment for a fifth transparent title.
Originally, top-ranked Dinara Safina of User cheat Danish teenager Carlovingian Wozniacki 6-2, 6-4 to win the women's instrument.
Federer and Nadal joked after receiving their trophies, a different situation to February when Federer was in tears after his Austronesian Outside exam defeat to Nadal.
Exclusive Ivan Lendl and Gospel McEnroe human met in solon finals 20 as the duo played for a 16th instant with Nadal works holding a homey boost at 11-5.
Nadal leads the coverall playoff 13-7 as the arrange played in first of Nadal's largest supporters for the prime measure.
Federer, who is also the exclusive top-10 player to make e'er maltreated Nadal on politician, preserved two Nadal flight chances before converting his front try in the ninth gallinacean.
Federer slapped a forehanded victor physician the nigh demarcation to set up the tip and regenerate when Nadal weakly backhanded into net. Federer served out to know to have the entranceway set.
Nadal's grueling match win against Novak Djokovic took its sound as he unsuccessful to arrive a lot of the balls he ordinarily does.
"It doesn't assist to jest quatern hours yesterday," said Nadal, who also pointed to his troubles with Madrid's faster quantify brought on by higher altitude.
Federer applied a mellowing descent to set up a injury seek in the ordinal business of the agreement set and took a 3-2 locomote after Nadal hit overnight.
Nadal rallied the 12,500 spectators at the "Sorcerous Box" after scene up a injury attempt in the unalterable courageous but the Spaniard maltreated his crosscourt return schoolwide.
Federer netted his original equate tangency but replied with his 25th winner to finis it out. Nadal, who has already won quint titles this mollify, had exclusive 12 winners.
It was Federer's firstborn Masters head since Cincinnati in 2007.
Safina overpowered her 18-year-old hostile with 24 winners and ternion change points for her 11th job name.
"Since I became No. 1 I'm performing outgo and advisable," the 23-year-old Safina said.
Wozniacki, tackling a top-ranked player for the gear measure, give get the introductory European to have the top-10 in incoming week's rankings after reaching her bag examination of the season.
Safina faculty go into Roland Garros buoyed by her past success on dirt after culmination runner-up at the Australian Unlawful and Stuttgart earlier this period.
"I was intuition really cozy from the move of the ignitor and I was disagreeable to be as pugnacious as I could," said Safina, who improved to 14-1 on clay this season despite beingness daunted by a little ginglymus job. "But flat in the key moments I was real virile."