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Professional tennis players, Rafael Nadal. Likely he is currently World No. 2 in men's singles tennis

Relationship Facts of Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal is having an affair.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Dating History

Rafael Nadal began dating the Spanish girl Maria Francisca Perello. After dating for 5 years, the couple married in October 2019.

Rafael Nadal: Biography in Details

Who is Rafael Nadal?

Rafael Nadal is one of the popular Spanish professional tennis players. Likely he is currently World No. 2 in men’s singles tennis in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).

He is the second-highest winner of Grand Slam in number with 17 Grand Slams singles titles to date. In fact, he has won a record 11 French Open titles, three US Open titles, two Wimbledon titles, and one Australian Open title.

Rafael Nadal: Age (36), Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

Rafael Nadal was born in Manacor, Balearic Islands, Spain on June 3, 1986. His birth name is  Rafael Nadal Parera and he is currently, 32 years old. His father’s name is Sebastián Nadal and his mother’s name is Ana María Parera.

He has a sibling namely, María Isabel Nadal. Rafael holds Spanish and his ethnicity is also Spanish. His birth sign is Gemini.

Rafael Nadal: Education, School/ College University

Talking about Rafael’s education history, there is no information about his educational achievements.

Rafael Nadal: Professional Life, Career

Talking about his profession, Rafael started playing tennis at the age of three, and by 1994, he had tasted victory at a regional tennis tournament for under-12 players.

Additionally, by the age of twelve, he excelled in the game and won several tournaments in his age group. By the time he was fifteen, he began playing professional tennis.

In 2002, the young boy participated in his first ‘Association of Tennis Professionals’ (‘ATP’) match and emerged victorious against Ramón Delgado.

With this victory, Nadal achieved the feat of becoming the ninth tennis player to win before sixteen years of age.

During 2003-2005, the talented young player beat Roger Federer in the ‘Miami Masters’ championship. In the same championship, he went on to become the youngest player since Boris Becker, to qualify to the third round.

Rafael also won championships like the ‘Torneo Conde de Godó’, Barcelona, ‘Monte Carlo Masters’, and ‘Rome Masters’.

However, his most important triumph came when he beat Argentinian player Mariano Puerta in the ‘French Open’ finals. In the same year, in 2005, he also won a ‘Grand Slam’ championship, going up the world ranking to spot 3.

Likewise, in 2006, he won several championships like the ‘Dubai Duty-Free Men’s Open’, ‘Masters Series Monte Carlo’, ‘Masters Series Internazionali BNL d’Italia’, defeating Roger Federer in all the finals.

In the French Open, Federer played a close match, boiling it down to a tie-breaker. Unfortunately, a few losses in 2007, at the ‘Australian Open’ and the ‘Dubai Tennis Championships’, this famous player was victorious at the ‘Indian Wells Masters’.

He also won tournaments such as the ‘Masters Series Monte Carlo’, ‘Open Sabadell Atlántico’, and ‘Internazionali BNL d’Italia’.

Though Federer defeated him at the ‘Masters Series Hamburg’, Rafael defeated the former once again at the ‘French Open title.

During the ‘ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament held in Rotterdam, the famous tennis player suffered a serious knee injury.

This affected his games and caused him to pull out of the ‘Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships. In the ‘French Open’ finals, he defeated Robin Söderling, bagging the ‘Grand Slam title for the seventh time, and the rank of world no. 1.

Even at the ‘Wimbledon’, he was victorious, after beating Tomáš Berdych. In the same year, in 2010, he won the ‘US Open’ against Novak Djokovic, achieving his ‘Career Grand Slam’.

In 2011, Rafael also won the ‘Mubadala World Tennis Championship’, hosted in Abu Dhabi, once again, defeating Roger Federer.

In the ‘Davis Cup’, he won again, this time winning against Olivier Rochus. His winning streak continued with tournaments like the ‘Barcelona Open’, and ‘French Open’.

However, in the ‘Wimbledon’, in 2012, he lost to Rosol, making it his first defeat in the championship. However, he was also once again defeated in the ‘Wimbledon’, this time by Belgian player Steve Darcis.

Similarly, in 2015, at the ‘Qatar Open’, he lost the singles title to German player Michael Berrer. His game suffered due to injuries, during the Australian Open, where he lost against Tomáš Berdych.

Rafael Nadal: Awards, Nomination

In 2003, this spectacular tennis player was presented with the ‘ATP Newcomer of the Year Award’. In the same year, he won the ‘ATP Most Improved Player of the Year Award’.

Whereas, from 2009-2010, this popular tennis player won the ‘Golden Bagel Award’ for the second time, the ‘Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award’, and the ‘BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year.

During 2011-2014, Nadal received prestigious honors like the ‘Best Male Tennis Player ESPY Award’ and the ‘Laureus World Sports Awards.

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Rafael Nadal: Net Worth ($200 M), Income, Salary

This tennis player has an estimated net worth of around $200 million earned from his professional career.

Is Rafael Nadal involved in any rumors?

There was a rumor about his wedding that is scheduled to take place in autumn his long-time girlfriend Maria Francisca Perello. Currently, he is far from rumors and controversies.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Rafael Nadal has a height of 6 feet 1 inch. Additionally, he weighs is 85Kg.

In addition, his chest, waist, and biceps sizes are 43-15.5- 32 inches respectively.

Rafael’s hair color is dark brown and his eye color is light brown.

Is Rafael Nadal active on social media?

Being a Spanish professional tennis player, Rafael Nadal has a huge fan following. He has been active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

He has over 14M followers on Facebook, around 15.6M followers on Twitter and he has around 10.8M followers on his Instagram.

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