Western & Southern Open
RESULTS - SUNDAY, 18 AUGUST, 2013
Singles - Final
 R Nadal (ESP) d J Isner (USA) 76(8) 76(3)
Doubles - Final
 B Bryan (USA)
/ M Bryan (USA) d  M Granollers (ESP) / M Lopez (ESP)
64 46 10-4
FINALS REVIEW NADAL WINS FIFTH MASTERS 1000 OF 2013;
BRYANS CLAIM 10TH TITLE
Rafael Nadal wins his first Western & Southern Open
title, taking his record ATP World Tour Masters 1000
haul to 26. He is the second player to win five Masters
1000 crowns in a single year (Djokovic).
The Spaniard returns to No. 2 in the Emirates ATP
Rankings, further strengthening his claim to year-end
World No. 1. He has a 53-3 record this season, including
Nadal extends his
career-best hard court winning streak to 15-0 in 2013.
After hoisting the trophy at the Coupe Rogers, this
marks the first time he has won hard court titles in
Isner, who returns
to the Top 20 with his run to the final, recorded three
consecutive Top 10 victories this week (Raonic,
Djokovic, del Potro).
The American was
contesting second ATP World Tour Masters 1000 final,
with a runner-up finish in Indian Wells last year.
Nadal takes the lead in the Emirates Airline US Open
Series Bonus Challenge standings. Isner, the two-time
defending Winston-Salem Open champion, is No. 2.
Bob & Mike Bryan claim their 25th Masters 1000 title and
fourth in Cincinnati (2003, 08 and 11).
The Bryans have won 10 titles in 2013 and a total of 92
as a team. They have a 28-1 match record since early
WHAT THE PLAYERS SAID
Rafael Nadal: "It means a lot, being
able to win two straight titles, two Masters 1000 on
hard back-to-back is just amazing for me. I never did
something like this in all my career. So it was an
emotional moment for so many different facts. First of
all, I won a very important tournament, Masters 1000.
Second thing, after all the problems that I had, I mean,
it was just two weeks in a row on hard playing at the
highest level. Then the ranking is there. I was playing
for a lot of points this week. And I'm in a good
John Isner: I played extremely well all
week. Thought I played well again today. Unfortunately,
it just wasn't good enough. As I said on the court,
[I'm] going to hold my head up high after today's match
and after this whole week. But Rafa was better than me
Mike Bryan: It feels amazing to win
our 4th Cincinnati Masters. We had great support from
the crowds all week and our games improved with every
match. Today was a battle against a very tough
team and we feel fortunate that our shots fell on the