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Tennis: Nadal routs Raonic to win Montreal Masters

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Spain's Rafael Nadal crushed Milos Raonic of Canada 6-2, 6-2 to capture the ATP Tour's Montreal Masters title on Sunday.

Nadal now owns eight titles this season and will move back to third in the rankings on Monday behind Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray.

Raonic, completely outgunned in front of a sellout home crowd, will break into the top 10 on the ATP for the first time in his career.

Nadal showed no weakness as he broke Raonic twice in the opening set, broke on a double-fault to start the second and claimed his fourth Masters title of the season after Indian Wells, Madrid and Rome.

The rout gives Nadal a 4-0 career record over the rising Canadian star, with three of the victories coming on hardcourts.

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