Rafael Nadal

Rafael "RafaNadal Parera born 3 June 1986) is a Spanish professional tennis player currently ranked world No. 5.  He is widely regarded as one of the finest clay-court players in history, and is considered by many in the sport to be the greatest clay-court player of all time;  due to his dominance and success on the surface, he has been titled "The King of Clay".  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 player of all time.

Date of birth 03.06.1986
Place of birth Manacor, Mallorca, Spain
Body height 1,85 m
Body weight 85 kg
Playing hand Left
Pro since 2001
Coach Toni Nadal

 

Know Your Star: Rafael Nadal

Born on June 3rd 1986, this brilliant Spanish tennis pro has stolen all hearts in the sphere of sports with the outstanding charm of his power-packed performances and No. 5 rank in the world’s best. The fineness of his play has earned him popularity as one of the best clay-court players of all time. He even enjoys the title of ‘The King of Clay’. The unending collection of awards and titles makes Rafael Nadal loved as one the greatest tennis players of history. The 14 well-deserved single titles of Grand Slam, a record-setting 27 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles, gold medal in singles in the 2008 Olympics and 16 of ATP World Tour 500 to his name are only some of the many laurels associated with Nadal. One of the youngest in the open era to earn the Career Grand Slam, he is also the second to complete the singles Career Gold Slam. This tennis star qualifies as one pro to have won Grand Slams titles in clay, grass and other courts on sacred grounds of Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open. The only man to win a Gran Slam tournament for straight ten consecutive years, he was even the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year in 2011.

Rafael Nadal Tennis Products for You

A pro from over a decade now, since 2001, his immaculate performance on the court comes from his dedicated sessions with Toni Nadal added with the extra power from the just right apparels and equipment he relies on while playing. A global ambassador of the company, Kia Motors sponsors our champ while Nikes stands as his sponsor of his clothing and shoes. Nike keeps motivating the player for keeping his style updated with his stature. His complete outfits and accessories are customized on a regular basis by the brand and he currently puts on the Nike Air Court Ballistec 2.3 tennis shoes, with ‘Rafa’ shining on it.

His left-hand grips AeroPro Drive racquets, with two overgrips wrapped around the handle instead of a replacement grip. Always strung at 55 lb, his racquets currently shoot power with Babolat’s new RPM Blast string in black. Quely, Emporio Armani Underwear, and Armani Jeans are some of the brands the star player is associated with. Richard Mille developed the Richard Mille RM027 Tourbillon ultra-light watch in collaboration with Nadal. Off the court, Rafael Nadal also entertained us with some appearances on-screen and promises us with a lot more enthusiasm with his successful career.

TOURNAMENT INFO

Australian Opens Played:11

Events Entered: Men's Singles

Best Singles Performance: Winner (2009)

Best Doubles Performance: 3rd Round (2004, 2005)


PLAYER OVERVIEW

Year turned pro: 2001

Career matches won: 771

Career matches lost: 162

Year to date matches won: 4

Year to date matches lost: 2

Current 52 week rank for singles: 5

Current 52 week rank for doubles: 124

High rank for singles: 1

High rank for doubles: 26

Career Prize Money: $76,023,547 USD

Year to date prize money for singles: $132,347 USD

Year to date prize money for doubles: $3,075 USD

 

GRAND SLAM SINGLES RESULTS

Year Australian Open Roland Garros Wimbledon US Open
2003 - - 3RD 2ND
2004 3RD - - 2ND
2005 4TH WON 2ND 3RD
2006 - WON RUP QF
2007 QF WON RUP 4TH
2008 SF WON WON SF
2009 WON 4TH - SF
2010 QF WON WON WON
2011 QF WON RUP RUP
2012 RUP WON 2ND -
2013 - WON 1ST WON
2014 RUP WON 4TH -
2015 QF QF 2ND 3RD
2016 1ST - - -

GRAND SLAM DOUBLES RESULTS

Year Australian Open Roland Garros Wimbledon US Open
2003 - - - 1ST
2004 3RD - - SF
2005 3RD - 2ND -

 

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