[Yahoo] Nadal wins 30th straight match on clay (AP)

Rusty Backhand
07-20-2005, 05:46 PM
Rafael Nadal won his 30th straight match on clay Wednesday, beating American qualifier Hugo Armando, 6-1, 6-2 in the second round of the Mercedes Cup. The French Open champion won in an hour to extend the streak and improve to 44-2 on clay this year. Nadal hasn't lost on clay since falling to Igor Andreev in the quarterfinals at Valencia on April 8.