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Rafael Nadal

Born: June 3, 1986 (age 34)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Manacor, Majorca
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Current Rank (Jun 18): No. 2 (8,770 points)
Spain's Rafael Nadal bites the trophy after beating compatriot David Ferrer in the French Open final on June 9, 2013
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Rafael Nadal celebrates with the French Open trophy after beating Novak Djokovic on October 11, 2020
French Open champion Rafael Nadal to take part in Paris Masters next month
The world number two is also now likely to take his place at the ATP Finals in London.
17:39
Andrey Rublev celebrates winning in St Petersburg on October 18, 2020
Andrey Rublev boosts ATP Finals hopes with win in St Petersburg
There are two singles spots remaining for the end-of-season showpiece at the O2.
Oct 19, 17:24
Rafael Nadal celebrates with the French Open trophy after beating Novak Djokovic on October 11, 2020
Andy Murray: 'Rafael Nadal's French Open haul arguably best achievement in sport'
Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic in dominant fashion in the final in Paris.
Oct 12, 18:49
Rafael Nadal celebrates with the French Open trophy after beating Novak Djokovic on October 11, 2020
A statistical look at Rafael Nadal's French Open dominance
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer each have 20 grand slam men's singles titles.
Oct 12, 15:17
Rafael Nadal celebrates with the French Open trophy after beating Novak Djokovic on October 11, 2020
Five things we learned from 2020 French Open
Rafael Nadal and Iga Swiatek were crowned champions.
Oct 12, 13:53
Novak Djokovic celebrates after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach the French Open final on October 9, 2020
Novak Djokovic: "I will keep on going as long as I have fuel in my legs"
The Serb wants to emulate Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
Oct 12, 12:27
Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Eifel Grand Prix on October 11, 2020
Sporting weekend in pictures: Lewis Hamilton, Rafael Nadal equal records
Rafael Nadal joined Roger Federer on 20 grand slam titles while Lewis Hamilton equalled Michael Schumacher's Formula One victory record of 91 wins.
Oct 12, 09:04
Rafael Nadal celebrates with the French Open trophy after beating Novak Djokovic on October 11, 2020
Rafael Nadal "excited for the future" after drawing level with Roger Federer
Rafael Nadal joined Roger Federer on 20 grand slam singles titles, the most in the history of men's tennis.
Oct 12, 08:56
Rafael Nadal celebrates with the French Open trophy after beating Novak Djokovic on October 11, 2020
Roger Federer congratulates Rafael Nadal after record-equalling French Open win
Rafael Nadal's 6-0 6-2 7-5 victory over Novak Djokovic in the French Open final saw him equal Roger Federer's men's record of 20 slam titles.
Oct 11, 20:05
Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Eifel Grand Prix on October 11, 2020
Sunday's sporting social: Hamilton and Nadal's record-equalling exploits
Nadal equalled Roger Federer's record of 20 grand slams at the French Open, while Hamilton sealed his 91st F1 win - level with Michael Schumacher.
Oct 11, 20:03
Rafael Nadal celebrates with the French Open trophy after beating Novak Djokovic on October 11, 2020
French Open roundup: Rafael Nadal displays clay-court excellence once again
The story of the final day of action at Roland Garros.
Oct 11, 18:58
Rafael Nadal celebrates with the French Open trophy after beating Novak Djokovic on October 11, 2020
Result: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to win French Open and 20th grand slam title
Rafael Nadal claimed a dominant 6-0 6-2 7-5 victory in two hours and 43 minutes.
Oct 11, 17:51
Iga Swiatek celebrates winning the French Open on October 10, 2020
French Open roundup: Teenager Iga Swiatek wins French Open title
The story of the 14th day of action at Roland Garros.
Oct 10, 20:05
Novak Djokovic celebrates after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach the French Open final on October 9, 2020
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic pursuing history at French Open
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are closing in on Roger Federer's grand slam record.
Oct 10, 14:32
Rafael Nadal reacts after beating Diego Schwartzman to reach the French Open final on October 9, 2020
A look at the Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal rivalry ahead of French Open final
The pair have won four of their showdowns apiece and have met in finals of all four slams.
Oct 10, 10:13
Novak Djokovic celebrates after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach the French Open final on October 9, 2020
Djokovic and Nadal both out for historic records in French Open final
Rafael Nadal will bid for a 20th grand slam title and Novak Djokovic an 18th.
Oct 10, 00:00
Rafael Nadal reacts after beating Diego Schwartzman to reach the French Open final on October 9, 2020
French Open roundup: Djokovic and Nadal set up mouthwatering final clash
The story of the 13th day of action at Roland Garros.
Oct 9, 22:33
Novak Djokovic celebrates after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach the French Open final on October 9, 2020
Result: Novak Djokovic beats Stefanos Tsitsipas in five sets to reach French Open final
Novak Djokovic defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3 6-2 5-7 4-6 6-1 to reach his fifth final at Roland Garros.
Oct 9, 21:57
Rafael Nadal reacts after beating Diego Schwartzman to reach the French Open final on October 9, 2020
Result: Rafael Nadal advances to French Open final with victory over Diego Schwartzman
Rafael Nadal is through to the final at Roland Garros without dropping a set for the sixth time.
Oct 9, 18:29
Diego Schwartzman celebrates winning a match at the French Open on October 6, 2020
French Open roundup: Diego Schwartzman beats Dominic Thiem in five-set thriller
Dominic Thiem had won the US Open just 23 days ago but failed to make the semi-final in Paris.
Oct 7, 08:44
Heather Watson in action at the French Open on September 29, 2020
Matilda Mutavdzic out to prove Heather Watson wrong
Mutavdzic, 16, is through to the third round of the girls' singles at Roland Garros.
Oct 6, 13:54
Alexander Zverev pictured at the French Open on October 4, 2020
Unwell Alexander Zverev did not consult French Open doctors prior to defeat
The US Open finalist was suffering from a fever before the fourth-round match against Jannik Sinner and admitted after: "I shouldn't have played."
Oct 4, 19:52
Alexander Zverev pictured at the French Open on October 4, 2020
Alexander Zverev reveals "fever" after loss to Jannik Sinner
Alexander Zverev admitted he should not have taken to the court.
Oct 4, 19:13
Jannik Sinner celebrates at the French Open on October 4, 2020
Jannik Sinner stuns US Open finalist Alexander Zverev as Rafael Nadal marches on
Nineteen-year-old Jannik Sinner is the first debutant to make the quarter-finals of the men's singles since Rafael Nadal.
Oct 4, 18:53
Dominic Thiem celebrates after beating Casper Ruud in the French Open on October 2, 2020
French Open roundup: Nadal, Thiem and Halep ease into next round
The story of the sixth day of action at the French Open.
Oct 2, 21:28
Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka reacts during his second round match against Reilly Opelka on July 3, 2019
French Open roundup: Hugo Gaston overcomes Stan Wawrinka to reach fourth round
Gaston knocked out former champion Stan Wawrinka.
Oct 2, 20:06
Novak Djokovic celebrates winning in the first round at the French Open on September 29, 2020
French Open roundup: Novak Djokovic books spot in third round with three-set win
Novak Djokovic defeated Ricardas Berankis inside an hour and a half.
Oct 1, 18:51
Rafael Nadal celebrates progressing in the French Open on September 30, 2020
French Open day four: Serena Williams withdraws as Rafael Nadal breezes through
The 23-time grand slam champion came into the tournament nursing an Achilles injury.
Sep 30, 21:56
Rafael Nadal celebrates progressing in the French Open on September 30, 2020
Result: Rafael Nadal eases into French Open third round
Rafael Nadal lost just four games while US Open champion Dominic Thiem is also through.
Sep 30, 18:38
Serena Williams pictured at the French Open on September 28, 2020
French Open day two: Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal progress as more Brits fall
Serena Williams is chasing a record-equalling 24th grand slam.
Sep 29, 07:04
Rafael Nadal celebrates winning at the French Open on September 28, 2020
Rafael Nadal begins quest for 13th French Open title with straight-sets win
The Spaniard will draw level with Roger Federer on 20 grand slams if he triumphs at Roland Garros.
Sep 28, 21:25
Rafael Nadal celebrates winning the French Open on June 9, 2019
Five talking points ahead of the 2020 French Open
Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams are both looking to make history in Paris.
Sep 26, 15:25
Rafael Nadal in action at the Australian Open on January 27, 2020
Rafael Nadal preparing for tough conditions at French Open
Cold, damp weather and heavier balls present a major challenge for Rafael Nadal.
Sep 25, 18:11
Novak Djokovic celebrates winning in Rome on September 19, 2020
Mats Wilander picks Novak Djokovic to win French Open ahead of Rafael Nadal
Autumnal conditions will prove a big challenge for Rafael Nadal, according to three-time French Open winner Mats Wilander.
Sep 23, 13:02
Novak Djokovic celebrates winning in Rome on September 19, 2020
Result: Novak Djokovic beats Diego Schwartzman in straight sets to win fifth Italian Open title
Novak Djokovic triumphed 7-5 6-3 in one hour and 53 minutes in Rome.
Sep 21, 19:41
Novak Djokovic celebrates winning in Rome on September 19, 2020
Result: Novak Djokovic suffers against Casper Rudd but advances to Italian Open final
A limited number of spectators were allowed to watch the last four ties in Rome.
Sep 20, 19:06
Rafael Nadal congratulates Diego Schwartzman after losing at the Italian Open on September 19, 2020
Rafael Nadal hopeful he can 'fix his problems' ahead of French Open
Rafael Nadal lost 6-2 7-5 to Diego Schwartzman in Rome.
Sep 20, 09:03
Rafael Nadal congratulates Diego Schwartzman after losing at the Italian Open on September 19, 2020
Result: Diego Schwartzman knocks Rafael Nadal out of Italian Open
Rafael Nadal, the defending champion and nine-time winner, was beaten 6-2 7-5 by Schwartzman.
Sep 20, 01:04
Novak Djokovic pictured in August 2020
Italian Open roundup: Novak Djokovic wins first match since being disqualified from US Open
Rafael Nadal was also back with a bang.
Sep 16, 20:30
Novak Djokovic attends to a linesperson who was struck by a ball at the US Open on September 6, 2020
Novak Djokovic: 'US Open disqualification a big lesson'
Novak Djokovic was disqualified from the US Open for hitting a line judge in the throat with a ball struck in annoyance.
Sep 14, 14:07

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