Why is Rafael Nadal so dominant on clay?

Rafael Nadal seems set for another dominant clay court season after clinching his 11thMonte Carlo Masters, without dropping a set.

He is currently riding a 40-set winning streak, which looks all the more impressive when you consider the competition he has faced thus far.

Nadal made a tough draw look easy by dropping just two games against Dominic Thiem and breezing past Grigor Dimitrov and Kei Nishikori.

His career statistics on clay are simply astonishing. Here are just a few.

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