Rafael Nadal By: Hayden Seserko. Birth. Rafael Nadal was born June 3 rd 1986 in Spain. His parents names are Sebastian and Ana Maria. His uncle Toni Nadal taught him how to play tennis atr age 3. This is a map of Spain where Rafael Nadal was born. Early Life.
Birth Rafael Nadal was born June 3rd 1986 in Spain. His parents names are Sebastian and Ana Maria. His uncle Toni Nadal taught him how to play tennis atr age 3.
This is a map of Spain where Rafael Nadal was born.
Early Life At age 12, he won the 12 year old tennis championship. This made his Uncle Toni want him to train more and have him play left handed. He won the Spanish and European tennis title for his age group.
This is a picture of Rafael Nadal playing left handed after his uncle, Toni taught him.
Rise to the Top In 2004-2005 he climbed to number 5 in the world. He was the youngest player to make it to the top 10 since Andrei Medvedev. During this season he had an astonishing win streak of 25.
This is a picture of Rafael Nadal after he wins a match.
Champion In 2006 he had an intense rivalry with Roger Federer. During this time he beat Federer 4 times. Nadal won a 4 set match against Federer in the French Open to repeat as champion.
Rafael Nadal Celebrates a win over rival Roger Federer.
Winning Nadal has won back to back French Open in 2006 and 2007. He also won Wimbledon in 2006 and 2008. All 4 of these championships, Nadal has beaten Federer.
This is a picture of Rafael Nadal after a win at Wimbledon.
Other Awards In 2008 he won Olympic Gold in men’s singles. He has also won 15 ATP Master Championships. He was also apart of the Spain Davis Cup Team that won the finals in 2004 and 2009.
This is a picture of Nadal at the 2008 Summer Olympics. He won gold.
2008 In 2008 he won the French Open over Roger Federer. He became the fifth man in the open era to win a Grand Slam singles title without losing a set. Nadal later went on to play Federer in the finals of Wimbledon for the 3rd straight year.
This is Rafael Nadal after is 2008 win at Wimbledon over Federer.
2009 Nadal and Federer met again in the finals of the Australia Open Nadal prevailed and beat Federerin 5 hours and 14 minutes. This was the longest match in the Australian Open history.
This is a picture of Rafael Nadal after winning the Australian Open.