23, Apr 2021
Rafael "Rafa" Nadal Parera is a Spanish professional tennis player. He is ranked No. 3 in the world by the Association of Tennis Professionals, has been ranked No. 1 in the ATP rankings for 209 weeks, and has finished as the year-end No. 1 five times.
|Full Name||Rafael Nadal Parera|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in feet- 6' 1"
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Hair Colour||Dark Brown|
|International Debut||Turned pro in 2001|
|Nature on field||Aggressive|
|Achievements (main ones)||• 14 Grand Slam titles.
• 69 singles career titles.
• 4 consecutive Rolland Garros titles.
• Achieved the highest ranking of No.1 in August 2008.
• He has won 792 games in his career while losing only 167.
|Career Turning Point||Defeating Roger Federer at the 2008 Wimbledon final.|
|Date of Birth||3 June 1986|
|Age (as of 2020)||34 Years|
|Birthplace||Manacor, Balearic Islands, Spain|
|Hometown||Manacor, Balearic Islands, Spain|
|Family||Father- Sebastian Nadal (Spaniard)
Mother- Ana Maria Parera (Portuguese)
|Hobbies||Football, Video Games, Fishing|
|Controversies||• Nadal has been constantly accused of doping probably because of his body size and muscles. No allegation ever came true.
• Nadal allegedly refused to team up with or play against Nick Kyrgios at a charity event in USA. When asked about this, he dismissed the allegations as rumours.
• Nadal once said that playing on hard courts damages the legs, neck and back of players and urged ATP to organize more clay and grass court tournaments. This statement set the whole tennis fraternity on fire and he was criticized for such a statement.
|Tennis Player||Pete Sampras|
|Food||Fish, Pasta, French Fries, Ice-cream, Chocolate cookies.|
|Singer||Alejandro Sanz, Bryan Adams, Bon Javi|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Marriage Date||October 2019
|Marriage Place||La Fortaleza, a luxury seaside estate in Majorca, Spain|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Maria Francisca Perello
|Wife||María Francisca (Mery) Perelló Pascual (Xisca Perello)
|Cars Collection||Mercedes Benz SL55, Aston Martin DBS|
|Net Worth||$120 Million|