Useless snooker fact of the day: Matthew Stevens has only ever lost in the first round of the Masters or won it. His first round appearances were in 1996, 2001–2007, and 2012–2013 and his sole victory was in 2000.

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Rafael Nadal - The God of Clay

As a Roger Federer fan, it was customary to dislike Nadal or at least see him as a bitter rival over the years. But my heart has warmed to him as both players have gotten older. Not many expected Nadal’s dominance on clay to continue after two consecutive years without winning, in 2015 and 2016 …