Rafael Nadal a Spanish great tennis player who has won the Grand Slam titles 19 times. Also won the French Open singles titles 12 times and also among the 2 only players who have won all four major titles and Olympic gold. Rafael Nadal net worth is estimated to be about $180 million dollars.
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His Early Life
On June 3, 1986, Rafael Nadal was born in Mallorca, Spain. His uncle who was a formal professional tennis player Toni Nadal started training him when he was only 3 years old. His uncle saw great potential in young Rafael for the sport.
He gave his uncle zeal to step up his training when at the age of 8 he won an under-12 regional tennis championship.
Toni discovered that Nadal uses his two hands to play his forehand shots and he encouraged and trained him in playing with his left-hand thinking it will give him a great chance on the court.
He won the Spanish and European tennis titles made for his age group when he was only 12 years old. At the age of 15 later turned professional.
Rafael Nadal Career.
In 2006, he added four more titles, which was the French Open title. He won the french open title for the second time despite he was facing a shoulder and foot injuries.
The next year, at Roland Garros he won again and went home with 5 other titles. He won the French Open again in 2008, adding to his Wimbledon win when he beat his greatest rival Roger Federer in the Wimbledon final, which was the longest finals in history.
Also, took the gold medal at the Beijing Olympics that year. Nadal’s winning streak came up after the Wimbledon, at a career-best of 32 matches.
with his good speed, metal strength, and powerful heavy shots, Nadal reigned as one of the top four in men’s tennis (which include Federer, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray) for many years. H
e was ranked No. 1 in the world in 2008, and he won his first Australian Open in 2009. He triumphantly won the French Open and the Wimbledon in 2010. His constant U.S. open wins made him the second man to win the Golden slam and all the four majors, including the Olympic gold.
In the coming year, Nadal for the fourth time led the Spanish Davis Cup team victory. He lost his No. 1 ranking when he lost to Djokovic in the Wimbledon final.
He defeated the Serbian tennis star Roland Garros the next spring and gained his revenge. He also claimed his seventh French Open singles crown winning Roland Garros.
However, losing in one of the match commentators calls the biggest upsets in tennis history against Czech Player Lukas Rosol at Wimbledon in the second round. Nadal later announced his withdrawal from the 2012 Summer Olympics because of knee injuries that took him out of the game for months.
His personal life
Nadal and his girlfriend Xisca Perello have been dating since 2005 and they got engaged in January 2019. She works as a project director in the Rafa Nadal Foundation.
Rafael Nadal net worth.
One of the best and passionate tennis player is Rafael Nadal. Rafael has made around $103 million dollars from most of his games.
Rafael Nadal net worth is estimated to be about $180 million dollars.