Rafael Nadal is the Spanish tennis player started practising tennis from the age of 3 by his uncle Toni Nadal. He won totally 20 Grand Slam titles, 13 French Open Singles titles, 4 US Open titles, two Wimbledon titles, one Australian Open title, all four majors and 2 Olympic Gold medals. He was ranked World no 2 by the Association of Tennis professionals (ATP). For total 209 weeks he holds the World no 1 player position. Nadal was dating his girlfriend Parello from the year 2005.
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Spanish Tennis Player Rafael Nadal Profile:
|Full Name||Rafael Nadal Parera|
|Date Of Birth||3 June 1986|
|Birth Place||Manacor, Balearic Islands, Spain|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
Rafael Nadal Family & Relationships :
|Father Name||Sebastian Nadal|
|Mother Name||Ana Maria Parera|
|Sister Name||Maria Isabel Nadal|
|Wife Name||Maria Francisca Perello|
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Biography Of Rafael Nadal :
Rafael Nadal Childhood :
Rafael Nadal was basically from a sports family, his uncle Toni was a tennis professional player and his other uncle was a professional football player. He becomes pro at his age of 15 and he was called as “King of Clay” because of his fabulous performance on clay courts. In the beginning Nadal used both hands for forehand shots but his uncle Toni asked him to use left hand for the natural advantage on tennis court. He was coached by his own uncle still 2016, Later he appointed his new coach Carlos Moya.
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Carrier Of Rafael Nadal :
He won the under 12 regional tennis championship at the age of 8 and he won the Spanish and European tennis titles in the age of 12. He also had great interest in football that time. His father asked him to choose football or tennis so that he won’t lose his studies. He chooses tennis and stops playing football. In 2005 he won his first French Open title at the age of 19. It was his first try in the tournament and he won 11 singles title in the same year. He was the quickest player to win 400 matches in his total games which are less than 500.
Records Of Rafael Nadal:
- He won 12 titles at the single Grand Slam.
- He won the ATP Masters 1000 titles 33 times.
- He was the only player to win 3 different tournaments in 10 or more times. (Monte Carlo, Barcelona and French Open).
- He was the youngest player to achieve the career Grand Slam in 24 years.
- On both Hard courts and Clay courts he was the only player to won more than 400 matches.
- Only player to won at least one grand slam for 10 continuous years of 2005 to 2014.
Awards Of Rafael Nadal :
- Best Male Tennis Player ESPY Award.
- Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsman of the year.
- BCC Sports Personality World Sport Star of the year.
- Laureus World Sports Award for Comeback of the Year.
- Best International Athlete ESPY Award.
- Laureus World Sports Award for Breakthrough of the Year.
- ITF World Champions for Men’s singles.
Rafael Nadal on Social Media:
- INSTAGRAM : @rafaelnadal
- TWITTER : @RafaelNadal
- FACEBOOK : @Nadal
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Rafael Nadal Hobbies and Favorites :
- Football, Video games, Fishing
- Favourite Tennis Player : Pete Sampras
- Favourite Shot : Forehand
- Favourite Film : Gladiator, Titanic
- Favourite Food : Fish, Pasta, French Fries, Ice-Cream, Chocolate Cookies
- Favourite Singer : Alejandro Sanz, Bryan Adams, Bon Javi