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Rafael Nadal confirmed on social media Tuesday that he will compete in the Rolex Paris Masters for the eighth time.

Nadal To Chase Record-Tying 36th Masters 1000 Title In Paris

Nadal made the Paris-Bercy final in 2007

Rafael Nadal confirmed on social media Tuesday that he will chase a record-tying 36th ATP Masters 1000 title at the Rolex Paris Masters.

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic earned a record 36th trophy at the elite level at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome. But with a victory in Paris, Nadal will be able to tie that mark.

Nadal will compete at the indoor hard-court tournament, where he owns a 19-5 record, for the eighth time. The World No. 2 has made at least the quarter-finals in each of his seven previous appearances. In his 2007 debut, Nadal made the final (l. to Nalbandian).

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The legendary lefty just won his 13th Roland Garros title, tying Roger Federer's mark for most Grand Slam triumphs with 20. Nadal is 22-4 this season with two titles. The Spaniard did not lose a set en route to earning the crown in Acapulco or at Roland Garros.

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