Rafael Nadal has received 22 Grand Slams thus far whereas his 81 consecutive wins on a single floor have earned him the nickname “The King of Clay“. Nadal is indubitably some of the proficient tennis gamers of his technology surpassing Djokovic and Federer.
Nadal not too long ago received the Sportsmanship Award and 5 ATP Participant of the Yr awards whereas additionally being named the ITF World Champion 5 occasions and received the Laureus World Sportsman of the Yr twice.
Nadal’s profession earnings together with endorsements have him amassing a whopping $500 million
Ever since he was 8 years previous, Nadal has been a champion profitable the under-12 tennis championships whereas additionally demonstrating quite a lot of expertise taking part in soccer as we will see within the video beneath, nonetheless, he had to decide on one over the opposite.
A number of years later the Spanish Tennis Federation noticed the potential of younger Nadal, providing him the chance to transfer to Barcelona and depart his hometown of Mallorca, nonetheless, Nadal’s father didn’t need his son to be raised elsewhere and lined all the prices of coaching so he may keep within the stunning island.
Nadal started his skilled profession at 15 years previous and saved on climbing up the ranks, profitable the primary ATP title in 2003 and assembly with Federer for the primary time, though Nadal was victorious of their first encounter, a career-long rivalry between each opponents started.
With skills come endorsements, and Rafa has had a superb relationship with Kia Motors who’ve sponsored him since 2006. Later he was additionally sponsored by Nike, Lanvin, Quely, Emporio Armani, and PokerStars.
In line with the ATP, Nadal has made greater than $134.6 Million simply from tournaments alone, nonetheless, his whole earnings together with endorsements have him at a Internet Value of over $500 million.