Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal (Photo Source: Rafael's Instagram)

One of the growing professions in this 21st century is a career in sports. Some are developing their career in football, some are emerging as volleyball players while some are beginning their careers as basketball players. While talking about the sports tennis, let's talk about Rafael Nadal. So, Rafale Nadal is a renowned Spanish tennis player.

He started playing tennis when he was 3 years old and has been working hard since then. To date, he has appeared in many competitions and has won many of them. Throughout his career, he held the top rank 5 times and had the world no. 1 ranking for 299 weeks. It's impressive to see that he has continued to rank among the top 10 tennis players since making his debut in 2005.

What Is The Age Of Rafael Nadal?

Maren Morris, also known as Rafael Nadal Parera was born on June 3, 1986, in Manacor, Mallorca, Spain to parents Sebastián Nadal (dad) and Ana María Parera (mom). His father Sebastian Nadal is an entrepreneur. He was raised in Catholic family background. His zodiac sign is Gemini. He is of Spaniard/Spanish nationality. He has got one younger sister whose name is Maribel Isabel. His sister Maribel is 5 years younger than him.

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Regarding his education, he completed all his mandatory classes in school and later studied at a university in Barcelona to pursue his degree in history, but dropped out due to his lack of interest in the course. Since childhood, he was into tennis and his uncle gave him good training and the right values. He knows how to calm his emotions during the game.

During his interview with Essentiallly sports on March 13, 2022, he said that

“The reason I have been fighting during all my tennis career, or I have the right to self-control, or I have the right attitude or fighting spirit on-court, during all my tennis career, is simple. I grow up with this kind of (tennis) education. My uncle, my family, never allowed me to break a racquet, never allowed me to say bad words or give up a match”.

This shows how much he loves his family and the role his family plays in his career.

When Did Rafael Nadal Start Her Professional Career?

Rafael Nadal started playing tennis when he was only three years old under the guidance of his uncle Toni Nadal. At the age of 15, Rafael Nadal made his debut on the tennis court. He took part in two ITF Junior competitions in 2001 in which he neither won any matches nor made it to the championship game. But in 2003, Nadal ranked 49th worldwide and won the ATP Newcomer of the Year Award in addition to winning the Challenger title.

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He won the First Grand Slam title in 2005. Moreover, he earned the Second French Open title and Third french open title in 2006 and 2007 respectively. In 2008 he won Olympic gold and the Davis Cup and reached the No. 1 ranking. Nadal competed in the Chennai Open Final in 2008 but was defeated by Mikhail Youzhny of Russia.

At the Australian Open, he had a knee injury and withdrew from the competition. In 2010, he defeated Novak Djokovic and won the US Open. Rafael Nadal won the Australian Open and the US Open in 2019. As of 2022, He is ranked third in the world in singles according to the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).

Is Rafael Nadal Married?

Rafael Nadal is married to his beautiful wife Maria Francisca Perelló (Mery Perelló) aka Xisca. The duo tied the wedding knot in October 2019 after dating each other for 14 years. The wedding ceremony took place at Mallorca's La Fortaleza castle and 350 guests attended their wedding.

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Photo of Rafael Nadal with his wife Maria Francisca Perello on their wedding

According to the wiki, the couple met each other in 2005 and started dating. They got engaged in January 2019 and eventually tied the knot after eight months of their engagement. Nadal doesn’t share much about his private life and always prioritizes living peacefully with a lower profile.

Being a private person, Rafael revealed the news that his wife is 31 weeks pregnant with his first child in a low-key manner. It was on June 17, 2022, that he revealed to the public that the couple is expecting a baby and he is soon going to be a father.

On 24th August 2022, news of his wife being hospitalized and admitted as an emergency in a private clinic room in Hospital Quironsalud Palmaplanas, Palma came out. She was said to have been admitted since Monday and could undergo an operation any hour on the recommendation of her doctors. In the meantime, Rafael is preparing for the next Grand Slam in the US Open.

Rafael was furious when his pregnant wife's medical information and footage of hospital arrival were revealed. However, there is a piece of good news for all the fans of Rafael, his wife and his first child (supposedly a baby boy )are out of danger now.

Additionally, his wife, Maria is a business administration graduate who works with an insurance company n Palma, Mallorca.

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What Is The Net Worth Of Rafael Nadal?

Rafael Nadal who is also known as the King Of Clay has been on the tennis field for 21 years. He has seen many ups and downs in his career but he has been tackling his weakness to establish himself as a professional tennis player. So, how much will he earn yearly throughout his professional career? According to celebritynetworth, his net worth as of 2022 is $220 million. He has 16 million followers on his Instagram account and is also earning from his social media platform.

How Tall Is Rafael Nadal?

Rafael has a height of 6 feet 1 inch which suits his body weight of around 85 kg. He has got dark brown short hair and brown color eyes. As an athlete, he maintains his body weight by eating healthy foods. 

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