Rafael “Rafa” Nadal Parera is a Spanish professional tennis player. He is widely regarded as the greatest clay-court player in history and owing to his dominance and success on the surface, he has been titled “The King of Clay”.
Rafael Nadal was born on 3 June 1986 in Manacor, Balearic Islands, Spain.
His father, Sebastian Nadal, is a businessman who owns an insurance company and a glass and window company, Vidres Mallorca, and manages his own restaurant, Sa Punta. His mother is Ana María Parera, a housewife. He has a younger sister named María Isabel.
Nadal lived with his parents and younger sister Maria Isabel in a five-story apartment building in their hometown of Manacor, Mallorca. In June 2009, Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia, and then The New York Times, reported that his parents, Ana Maria and Sebastian, had separated. This news came after weeks of speculation in Internet posts and message boards over Nadal’s personal issues as the cause of his setback.
His evolution into an all-court threat has established him as one of the greatest players in tennis history with some considering Nadal to be the greatest male player of all time.Nadal has won 14 Grand Slam singles titles, the 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles, an all-time record of 30 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles, tied with Novak Djokovic and a record 18 ATP World Tour 500 tournaments.
He was also a member of the winning Spain Davis Cup team in 2004, 2008, 2009, and 2011. In 2010, he became the seventh player in history and youngest of four in the Open Era to achieve the Career Grand Slam at age 24. He is the second male player, after Andre Agassi, to complete the singles Career Golden Slam. In 2011, Nadal was named the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year.The left-hander is the sixth player in the Open Era to reach more than 100 finals on the ATP World Tour.
Age, Height & MeasurementsRafael Nadal Age 32 years. Rafael Nadal's height 6 feet 1 inches (185 cm), weight 187 lbs (85 kg). Body measurements 44 - 32 - 14 and Zodiac Sign Gemini.
|Rafael Nadal Bio|
|Famous As||Rafael Nadal|
|Birthday||June 3, 1986|
|Birth Place||Manacor, Balearic Islands, Spain|
|Height||6 feet 1 inches (185 cm)|
|Weight||187 lbs (85 kg)|
|Body Measurements||44 - 32 - 14|
|Net Worth||$120 Million|
|Born Name||Rafael Nadal Parera|
|Shoe Size||10 (US)|
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|University||European University of Madrid|
|Sister(s)||Maria Isabel (Younger Sister)|
|Other Relatives||Miguel Angel Nadal (Uncle) (Former professional footballer who played for FC Barcelona, RCD Mallorca and the Spanish national team), Toni Nadal (Uncle) (Former professional tennis player) (Tennis Coach)|
|Relationship With||Maria Francisca Perello|