Nadal wins Qatar Open
Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Germany's Peter Gojowczyk during their semi final tennis match in Qatar's ExxonMobil Open in Doha on January 3, 2014
It was Nadal's 61st career title and took him to eighth on the all-time list, passing Andre Agassi.
Nadal took his record over Monfils to 9-2.
The Frenchman had achieved both his wins over the Spaniard in Doha, in 2009 and 2012.