In 2013 made an appearance in a career-high 14 finals, in 2013, claiming 10 titles. After a 7-month absence, the Spaniard was able to return to the No. 1 ranking and win two Grand Slam titles (Roland Garros and US Open) continuing his streak of at least one Grand Slam crown in nine consecutive years.
The three-time Sony Open runner-up is part of a field of players including, 17-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer, defending Sony Open champion Andy Murray, reining Australian Open winner Stanislas Wawrinka and three-time Sony Open champ Novak Djokovic.
The tournament begins on March 17 and runs through March 30.