Rafael Nadal bio: net worth, age, height, weight, wife, kids, wiki

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal bio: net worth, age, height, weight, wife, kids, wiki.

Rafael Nadal is a well-known Spanish professional tennis player who is presently ranked first in the ATP Men’s Tennis Ranking. Nadal is often regarded as the greatest ‘clay court’ player in tennis history.

Rafael Nadal: Profile summary

Full NameRafael Nadal Parera
Nick NameRafa, King of Clay
ProfessionTennis Player
Religious BeliefBorn Catholic (calls himself agonist)
BirthplaceManacor, Mallorca, Spain
Living inNot Disclosed
Date of Birth3-Jun-86
Sun SignAries
Age as in 202235 Years Old
Body TypeAthletic
HeightSix feet/1.85m
Weight(s)85kg/187 lbs
Eye ColoursDark Brown
HairDark Brown
Educational StatusEuropean University of Madrid
Brother-SisterMaria Isabel
Marital ConditionMarried
In relation withXisca Perello
HobbyCalendar, Rafa(Book)
Earning$40 million
Net Worths$220 Million

Rafael Nadal: Biography & Early Life

Rafael “Rafa” Nadal Parera was born on June 3, 1986, in Manacor, Balearic Islands, Spain. His father, Sebastian Nadal, is a businessman who owns insurance, a glass, and a window company, and he also manages his own restaurant. His mother, Ana Maria Perera, is a housewife. He was raised with a younger sister, Maria Isabel.

Rafael Nadal comes from a family of professional sports personalities. His uncle, Miguel Angel Nadal, was a professional football player who played for clubs like RCD Mallorca and FC Barcelona. Miguel also represented his national team. His other uncle, Toni Nadal, was a professional tennis player; it was Toni who introduced Rafael to tennis when Rafael was three.

Rafa started playing tennis at the age of three, and within no time, he was already the winner of the under-12 regional tennis tournament. It was his uncle, Tony, who trained him; despite being a right-hander, his uncle taught him to play left-handed. His uncle extended his training hours, and by the age of twelve, Rafa had won many tournaments.

Rafael Nadal: Personal Life

Rafael Nadal is dating his longtime girlfriend, Maria Francisca Perello, who is an insurance worker and a business graduate. She also serves as project director for the Rafael Nadal Foundation, the charity launched by Rafael Nadal. The couple is yet to announce their engagement or wedding plans publicly.

Rafel Nadal also enjoys playing golf and football; he is a fan of the Spanish football club, Real Madrid.

Rafael Nadal: Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 3 June 1986, Rafael Nadal is 34 years old as of today’s date, 24th January 2021. His height is 1.85 m tall, and his weight is 85 kg.

Rafael Nadal: Career

At the age of 16, Rafa made his first appearance in the ‘Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)’ match and won it against the Paraguayan, Ramón Delgado. By doing that, he became the ninth tennis player to win the match before turning sixteen. Through his hard work soon came the moment when he defeated Roger Federer for the first time at Miami Masters Championship.

Rafael Nadal defeated Andy Roddick in the final of the Davis Cup, winning the trophy for Spain in 2004. After this, Rafa won many tournaments, including Monte Carlo Masters, Rome Masters, etc. His biggest triumph came when he defeated the Argentinean, Mariano Puerta, in the French Open Finals. The same year, he won his ‘Grand Slam’ championship and moved up to third in the world ranking. He’s also the first player in history to have won a ‘Grand Slam.’

The year 2007 started on a bad note for Nadal; he lost a couple of games before gaining his winning ways back at the Indian Well Masters. But again, the following year, he lost again at many tournaments, including the Australian Open. But in the same year, Nadal was victorious at the Wimbledon and French Open. He suffered a knee injury at the tournament in Rotterdam, which forced him to pull out of the tournament. He was out for several months, and it affected his game badly.

In 2010, after missing the Australian Open, Rafa made his comeback at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters. The same year he won French Open for the seventh time and gained a No.1 spot in the world rankings. He also won the US Open, achieving his ‘Career Grand Slam.’ In 2011, he was dropped to No.2 rank. In 2012, the situation got worst for him after a knee injury, and he was dropped to No.4 in the world ranking.

Then, Rafa got better every year, and recently in 2017, he won the French Open for the tenth time and US Open for the third time. Rafa is currently No.1 in the world ranking.

Rafael Nadal: Awards

Following are the awards Rafael received in his entire career span:

86 Career Titles, 20 Grand Slam Singles titles, 13 French Open titles, 1 Australian Open Title, 4 US Open titles, 2 Wimbledon titles, 35 Masters 1000 titles, and 3 Grand Slams in a single year on three different surfaces. Even though these records may look ordinary to anyone, these are beyond extraordinary for any tennis player.

Rafael Nadal: Net Worth

As of 2022, Rafael Nadal’s net worth is around $220 million.

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