Lawn Tennis Champion, Rafael Nadal will head to the US Open as world number two after winning the Cincinnati Open on Sunday. Nadal has overtaken defending champion Murray, who is set to be named third seed for the final major of the year which starts in New York on 26 August.
The lawn tennis genius is having a blissful season on the courts. He beat John Isner to claim his ninth title of 2013 at Cincinnati. The 27 year old has won all 15 matches on the surface in 2013, taking Masters titles in Indian Wells and Montreal .
“First of all, I won a very important tournament, a Masters 1000,” he said after beating Isner.