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After winning two clay court Masters, he participated in the Madrid Open. After receiving a first-round bye, Nadal easily prevailed against Jürgen Melzer 6–3, 6–1 in front of home crowd with only 3 unforced errors during the match. In the third-round, Nadal was scheduled to face Philipp Kohlschreiber, but due to a leg injury, Kohlschreiber withdrew, thereby sending Nadal to the quarter-finals via a walk over. Nadal defeated Fernando Verdasco 6–4, 7–5 in the quarter-finals. In the second set against Verdasco, Nadal was trailing 4–0 but recovered well to win the set 7–5. In semi-finals Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic 3–6, 7–6(5), 7–6(9) coming back from a break down in the third set and winning the tiebreak 11–9, saving three match points. It was the first third-set tiebreak Nadal had played on clay since losing to Nicolás Lapentti at Bastad on 11 July 2003. The victory, in 4 hours 2 minutes, was not only the longest best-of-three match ever played at a Masters event but also the longest best-of-three match in the Open Era. In the final, Nadal lost to Roger Federer 4–6, 4–6. This was the first time that Nadal had lost to Federer since the semi-finals of the 2007 Tennis Masters Cup.
On Tuesday, 19 May, the ATP World Tour announced that Nadal was the first player out of eight to qualify for the 2009 ATP World Tour Finals to be played at the O2 Arena in London.
By beating Lleyton Hewitt in the third round of 2009 French Open, Nadal (2005–09 French Open) set a record of 31 consecutive wins at Roland Garros, beating the previous record of 28 by Björn Borg (1978–81 French Open). Nadal had won 32 consecutive sets at Roland Garros (since winning the last 2 sets at the 2007 French Open final against Federer), the second-longest winning streak in the tournament’s history behind Bjorn Borg's record of 41 consecutive sets. This run came to an end on 31 May 2009, when Nadal lost to Robin Söderling in the 4th Round. The Swede triumphed 6–2, 6–7 (2), 6–4, 7–6 (2). This was Nadal's first loss at the French Open.
After his surprise defeat at Roland Garros, Nadal withdrew from the pre-Wimbledon AEGON Championships, which takes place at Queen's Club. It was confirmed that Nadal was suffering from tendinitis in both of his knees. After traveling to London to practice on grass courts, Nadal competed in two exhibition matches at the Hurlingham Club, losing to Lleyton Hewitt 6–4 6–3, and to Stanislas Wawrinka 4–6, 7–6, 10–8. On 19 June, Nadal withdrew from the 2009 Wimbledon Championship, citing his recurring knee injury. He was the first champion to not defend the title since Goran Ivanišević in 2001. Roger Federer went on to win the title, and Nadal consequently dropped back to World No. 2 on 6 July 2009. Nadal later announced his withdrawal from the Davis Cup.
On 4 August, Nadal's uncle, Toni Nadal, confirmed that Nadal would return to play at the Rogers Cup in Montreal. There, in his first tournament since Roland Garros, Nadal defeated David Ferrer and Philipp Petzschner to advance to the quarterfinals. In the quarterfinal round, he lost to Juan Martin Del Potro 7-6(5), 6-1. With this loss he relinquished the No. 2 spot to Andy Murray on 17 August 2009, ranking outside the top two for the first time since 25 July 2005.
In Cincinnati, he defeated Andreas Seppi in a tight, rain–interrupted match 7-6, 7-6, before coming back from 4-1 down against Paul-Henri Mathieu to win 7-5, 6-2. Nadal looked good in his match against Mathieu after the first five games, but was not so good against Seppi, where he didn't feel he played his best. However, Nadal was in decent form with no knee pain yet. He advanced to the semis by defeating Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 6-4, 7-5 and met Novak Djokovic, where he lost again (he lost in Cincinnati last year in the semis to Djokovic), this time 6-1, 6-4.
Nadal started his 2009 US Open campaign strongly by brushing aside the challenge of Richard Gasquet of France in the first round, winning 6-2, 6-2, 6-3. In the second round, he defeated Nicolas Kiefer 6-0, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. Next, he defeated Nicolas Almagro of Spain 7-5, 6-4, 6-4 with a sore abdominal muscle to move into the last sixteen. Nadal then won his fourth round match against 13th seeded Gaël Monfils 6-7(3), 6-3, 6-1, 6-3. In the quarterfinals, he defeated Fernando Gonzalez 7-6(4), 7-6(2), 6-0 in a rain delayed encounter. However, like his previous US Open campaign, he fell in the semi-finals, this time losing to Juan Martin del Potro 2-6, 2-6, 2-6. Despite the loss, he retained his #2 ranking after Andy Murray's early exit.. In his first tournament since the 2009 US Open in the 2009 China Open he reached the Semifinals being upset by Marin Cilic 6-1 6-3. He then competed in the 2009 Shanghai ATP Masters 1000 as the top seed, He defeated James Blake for the 2nd straight week, in the same round (second round) and in three sets as well, he then won his quarterfinals against Ivan Ljubicic and semifinals against Feliciano Lopez matches due to retirement. However in the finals, he lost to 6th seed Nikolay Davydenko 7-6(3) 6-3. Nadal's next tournment was the BNP Paribas Masters in Paris. In the second round he came from behind to defeat Nicolas Almagro 3-6, 7-6, 7-5. In the R16 he edged past Tommy Robredo 6-3, 3-6, 7-5. In the quarter-final he defeated Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5, 7-5. In semi-final he played his 20th career match against Novak Djokovic but lost 6-2, 6-3.
In the World Tour Finals, Nadal had a slight chance to regain the #1 ranking, however he failed to defeat Robin Soderling in the opening round-robin match, losing 6-4 6-4. This, along with Federer's defeat of Andy Murray, allowed Roger Federer to clinch the Year End Number One Ranking, the first to regain the year-end #1 since Ivan Lendl. Nadal then lost his second round-robin match to Nikolay Davydenko 6-1, 7-6(4). With this defeat, Nadal was eliminated from the World Tour Finals.
In December, Nadal participated in the second Davis Cup final of his career. He defeated Czech number 2 Tomas Berdych 7-5, 6-0, 6-2 in his first singles rubber to give the Spanish Davis Cup Team their first point in the tie. After the Spanish Davis Cup team had secured its fourth Davis Cup victory, Nadal defeated Jan Hájek in the first Davis Cup dead rubber of his career 6-3, 6-4. This win gives Nadal his 14th consecutive singles victory at Davis Cup (his 13th on clay) and his 401st career win on the tour.
Nadal finished the year as No.2 for the 4th time in 5 years. Nadal won the Golden Bagel Award for 2009 with nine 6–0 sets during the year. Nadal has won the award 3 times (a tour record).
Nadal began the year by participating in the Capitala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. He defeated compatriot David Ferrer 7-6(3), 6-3 to reach his second final in the exhibition tournament. In the final, Nadal defeated Robin Soderling 7-6(3), 7-5.
Nadal participated in an Australian Open warm-up tournament, the Qatar ExxonMobil Open ATP 250 event in Doha, where he lost in the finals. He defeated Simone Bolelli of Italy 6-3, 6-3 in the first round and in the second round, Nadal defeated Potito Starace 6-2, 6-2. Nadal's progress continued in the quarterfinals when he was up 6-1, 2-0 against Steve Darcis of Belgium and who eventually retired from the match. He defeated 5th seed Viktor Troicki 6-1, 6-3, winning 11 straight games in the semi-finals. Nadal lost to Nikolay Davydenko 6-0, 6-7(8), 4-6 in the finals despite dominating in the opening set and holding two match points in the second set. Davydenko also defeated Roger Federer in the semifinals before advancing to the finals.
In the first round of the Australian Open, Nadal defeated Peter Luczak of Australia 7-6(0), 6-1, 6-4. In the second round, he beat Lukas Lacko 6-2, 6-2, 6-2. In the third round, he was tested by Philipp Kohlschreiber, finally beating him 6-4, 6-2, 2-6, 7-5. In the fourth round, he beat Ivo Karlovic of Croatia, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4. In the quarter-finals, Nadal pulled out at 3-0 down in the third set against Andy Murray, having lost the first two sets 6-3, 7-6(2). After examining Nadal's knees, his doctors have told him that he should take two weeks of rest and then two weeks of rehabilitation.
Nadal reached the semifinals in singles at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, where he was the defending champion; however, Ivan Ljubicic defeated him in three sets. He and countryman Lopez won the doubles title, though, as wildcard entrants against number one seeds Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjic. This boosted his doubles ranking 175 places to world number 66, whereas he was 241st before Indian Wells. After Indian Wells, Nadal reached the semi-finals of Sony Ericsson Open where he eventually lost to Andy Roddick in three sets.
Nadal reached the finals of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters in Monaco after beating fellow Spaniard David Ferrer 6-3, 6-2 in the semi-finals. This was Nadal's first tour final since Doha earlier in the year. He won the final with a 6-0, 6-1 score over his compatriot Fernando Verdasco. He lost only 14 games throughout all five matches, the fewest he ever lost en route to a championship, and the final was the shortest Masters 1000 final in terms of games in history (since 1990). With this win, Nadal became the first player in Open Era to win a tournament title for 6 straight years 
He will next compete in the 2010 Internazionali BNL d'Italia.