Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal

Who is Rafael Nadal?

Rafael "Rafa" Nadal Parera famed as Rafael Nadal is a very talented Spanish professional tennis player. At present, he is ranked 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 18 Grand Slams singles titles till date. He has also won a record 11 French Open titles, three US Open titles, two Wimbledon titles, and one Australian Open title. In 2011, Nadal was named the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year.

How old is Rafael Nadal?

Rafael Nadal celebrated his 33rd birthday on 3 June as of 2019. 

When and Where was Rafael Nadal born?

Rafael Nadal was born on 3rd June 1986 in Manacor, Balearic Islands, Spain.

What is the real name of Rafael Nadal?

The real name of Rafael Nadal is Rafael Nadal Parera.

Who are the parents of Rafael Nadal?

His father’s name is Sebastian Nadal and his mother’s name is Ana Maria Parera.

Who are the siblings of Rafael Nadal? 

Rafael has a sibling named Maria Isabel Nadal. 

What is the nationality and ethnicity of Rafael?

Rafael holds Spanish nationality and his ethnicity is also Spanish.

What is the educational qualification of Rafael Nadal?

At present, there is no information about his education.

Who is Rafael Nadal's girlfriend?

Rafael Nadal is unmarried but he is in a relationship. He began dating the Spanish girl Maria Francisca Perello. After dating for 5 years, the couple got engaged on 21st April 2010. In January 2019, it was announced that the couple is set to marry.

Who is Rafael Nadal's wife?

How much is Rafael Nadal's worth?

Rafael has an estimated net worth of around $180 million which is earned from his professional career i.e. Tennis Career. His exact salary will be added soon. There is no doubt that Rafael is satisfied with his earnings. 

How tall is Rafael Nadal?

Rafael Nadal has a tall height of 6 feet 1 inch. He has a balanced weight of 85Kg. His chest, waist, and biceps sizes are 43-15.5- 32 inches respectively. His hair color is dark brown and his eye color is light brown.

What is the zodiac sign and religion of Rafael Nadal?

The zodiac sign of Nadal is Gemini and his religion is Christian. 

What makes Rafael Nadal famous?

  • Rafael Nadal began playing tennis at the very small age of three, and by the year 1994, he had tasted victory at a regional tennis tournament for under-12 players. 
  • When he was only twelve, he excelled in the game and won several tournaments in his age group. 
  • When he was fifteen, he began playing professional tennis.
  • In 2002, he participated in his first ‘Association of Tennis Professionals’ (‘ATP’) match and emerged victorious against Ramon Delgado and also he won the game becoming the ninth tennis player to win before sixteen years of age.
  • Between 2003-2005, he 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.
  • He has also won championships like the ‘Torneo Conde de Godo’, Barcelona, ‘Monte Carlo Masters’, and ‘Rome Masters’.
  • His most important triumph came when he beat Argentinian player Mariano Puerta in the ‘French Open’ finals. 
  • He also won a ‘Grand Slam’ championship, going up the world ranking to spot 3 in 2005. 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • At the ‘Wimbledon’, he was victorious, after beating Tomas Berdych. 
  • He won the ‘US Open’ against Novak Djokovic, achieving his ‘Career Grand Slam’ in 2010.
  • He also won the ‘Mubadala World Tennis Championship’, hosted in Abu Dhabi.
  • His winning streak continued with tournaments like the ‘Barcelona Open’, and ‘French Open’.
  • 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 Tomas Berdych.
  • He was due to start his season at the 2019 Brisbane International but withdrew shortly before his first match due to an injury. 
  • He was seeded second at the 2019 Australian Open.
  • He recorded straight-sets wins against James Duckworth, Matthew Ebden, Alex de Minaur, Tomas Berdych, first-time quarterfinalist Frances Tiafoe and first-time semifinalist Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach his fifth Australian Open final.
  • He began the clay season at the 2019 Monte Carlo Masters, reaching the semifinal, losing to eventual champion Fabio Fognini in straight sets.
  • At the 2019 French Open, Nadal defeated Yannick Hanfmann, Yannick Maden, David Goffin, Juan Ignacio Londero, Kei Nishikori and Roger Federer (their first meeting at the tournament since 2011), dropping only one set along the way, to set up his twelfth French Open final.
  • He has a wildcard along with Federer for Queens but it is not certain that he will play yet. 
  • At Wimbledon, he will be seeded second providing that Federer doesn't overtake him in the rankings and that Djokovic is fit.
  • Overall, Rafael Nadal is a very successful tennis player and he will surely achieve a lot of awards and success in the future. 
Rafael Nadal
Quick Facts of Rafael Parera
Celebrated Name Rafael Nadal
Age 34 years old
Nick Name Nadal
Birth Name Rafael Nadal Parera
Birth Date 1986-06-03
Gender Male
Profession Tennis player
Birth Nation Spain
Nationality Spanish
Ethnicity Spanish
Horoscope Gemini
Father Sebastian Nadal
Mother Ana Maria Parera
Siblings Maria Isabel Nadal
Education Unknown
Place of Birth Manacor, Balearic Islands
Marital Status Unmarried
Net Worth $180 Million
Religion Christian
Height 6 feet 1 inch
Weight 85 Kg
Body Measurement 43-15.5-32 inches
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