Rafael Nadal Parera (born 3 June 1986 in Manacor, Majorca, Spain) is a Spanish professional tennis player who has won 17 Grand Slam singles titles; eleven at the French Open, three at the US Open, two at Wimbledon and one at the Australian Open. He has been ranked number one in the world. He plays very well on clay courts, and many people regard Nadal as the greatest clay-court tennis player in history. He plays tennis with his left hand.
Nadal has won 33 ATP Masters Series titles, a record, and the 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles. He is a part of the Spain Davis Cup team and has won the cup four times, in 2004, 2008, 2009, and 2011.
Grand Slam record[change | change source]
|Year||Australian Open||French Open||Wimbledon||US Open|
|2003||Did not enter||Injured||Round 3||Round 2|
|2004||Round 3||Injured||Injured||Round 2|
|2005||Round 4||Winner||Round 2||Round 3|
|2015||Quarter-final||Quarter-final||Round 2||Round 3|
|2016||Round 1||Round 3||Absent||Round 4|