Rafael Nadal wins Japan open title

World number one Rafael Nadal thrashed Gael Monfils 6-1 7-5 to clinch the Japan Open title in Tokyo. The 24-year-old Spaniard was in imperious form and did not concede a single break point in the match on his way to his seventh title of the season, according to BBC.

Some brutal hitting from the baseline helped Nadal secure the first set, finished off with a ferocious forehand.Frenchman Monfils fought hard in the second set but was broken in the 11th game and Nadal served out for victory.

The match was all over in only 77 minutes as Nadal bounced back from a semi-final defeat in Bangkok last week to secure the 43rd title of his career in a year when he has won Wimbledon, the US Open and four tournaments on clay.The nine-time Grand Slam winner, making his debut in Japan, spent 20 minutes with fans, signing everything from baseball caps to teddy bears before he left the court.

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