Rafael Nadal defeats Stanislas Wawrinka to win Madrid Open final

Updated: May 12, 2013, 19:36 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau

Madrid: Rafael Nadal comprehensively defeated Stanislas Wawrinka 6-2, 6-4 on Sunday to win the Madrid Open final.

The fifth-ranked Nadal bagged his 55th career title and extended his head-to-head record with the Swiss to 9-0.

Earlier in the day, Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova in straight sets in women's singles final.

Serena outclassed her opponent 6-1, 6-4 to claim her 50th career title. While Serena retained her no. 1 ranking, Sharapova suffered her first loss in a red-clay final after winning eight in a row.

With this victory, Williams improved her record against Sharapova to 13-2.