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Rafael Nadal

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Rafael Nadal is a professional tennis player of Spain . He is widely regarded as the greatest clay-court player in history, and due to his dominance and success on the surface, he has been titled “The King of Clay”. Rafael Nadal was born in Manacor, Balearic Islands, Spain, to Sebastián Nadal, a businessman who owns an insurance company, a glass and window company, Vidres Mallorca, and manages his own restaurant, Sa Punta. His mother is Ana María Parera, a housewife.

In 2008 he won French Open, Wimbledon, Olympic Gold & ascent to No.1. In 2009 he won Australian Open title, loss at French Open. In 2010 he returns to No. 1 and Career Grand Slam And in 2011 he won the Sixth French Open title. In 2012 he got Seventh French Open title. In 2013 he got Eighth French Open, second US Open, five masters and return to No.1. In 2014 he got Ninth French Open, masters record & struggle with injury. In 2016 he got 28th Masters title.

Nadal has revealed himself to be agnostic. As a young boy, he would run home from school to watch Goku in his favorite Japanese anime, Dragon Ball. CNN released an article about Nadal’s childhood inspiration, and called him “the Dragon Ball of tennis” owing to his unorthodox style “from another planet”. In addition to tennis and football, Nadal enjoys golf and also poker. In April 2014 he played the world’s number 1 female poker player, Vanessa Selbst, in a poker game in Monaco. Nadal’s autobiography, Rafa (Hyperion, 2012, ISBN 1401310923), written with assistance from John Carlin, was published in August 2011.

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