Rafael Nadal Parera

By Michelle

August 31, 2022

Rafael Nadal Parera was born on 3 June 1986 in Manacor, a town on the island of Mallorca in the Balearic Islands, Spain.

PC--Sports Illustrated

At age 8, Nadal won an under-12 regional tennis championship at a time when he was also a promising football player.


Rafael Nadal Parera is a Spanish professional tennis player.


He is currently ranked world No. 3 in singles by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)

PC--Yahoo Sports

He has been ranked world No. 1 for 209 weeks, and has finished as the year-end No. 1 five times.


Nadal lived with his parents and younger sister María Isabel in a five-storey apartment building in their hometown of Manacor, Mallorca.

PC---The Guardian

Rafael Nadal rallied to defeat Rinky Hijikata in the No. 2 seed's opening match at the US Open on Tuesday night.

PC---Bleacher Report

Nadal improved to 20-0 in matches on the ATP tour's main tournaments.

PC---Bleacher Report