Rafael Nadal

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal Full Name: Rafael Nadal
Nationality:

Spain
Spanish

Profession: Tennis Champion
Why Famous: Widely regarded as one of the greatest professional tennis players of all time, winning numerous Grand Slam singles titles.

Born: June 3, 1986 (32 years old)
Birthplace: Manacor, Spain

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini

Historical Events in the Life of Rafael Nadal

  • 2005-06-05 104th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Mariano Puerta (6-7, 6-3, 6-1, 7-5)
  • 2006-06-11 105th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer (1-6, 6-1, 6-4, 7-6)
  • 2006-07-09 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roger Federer wins 4th straight Wimbledon title beating Rafael Nadal of Spain 6-0, 7-6, 6-7, 6-3
  • 2007-06-10 106th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer (6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4)
  • 2007-07-08 121st Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal (7-6 4-6 7-6 2-6 6-2)
  • 2008-06-08 107th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer (6-1, 6-3, 6-0)
  • 2008-07-06 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal ends Roger Federer's 5 year reign at Wimbledon 6-4, 6-4, 6-7, 6-7, 9-7
  • 2008-08-17 Rafael Nadal of Spain beats Chile's Fernando González 6-3, 7-6, 6-3 to win the men's tennis singles at the Beijing Olympics; Spain's first ever Olympic gold medal in tennis
  • 2009-02-01 97th Men's Australian Open: Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer (7-5, 3-6, 7-6, 3-6, 6-2)
  • 2010-06-06 109th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Robin Soderling (6-4, 6-2, 6-4)
  • 2010-07-04 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Spaniard Rafael Nadal beats Tomáš Berdych 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 for his second Wimbledon title
  • 2010-09-13 US Open Men's Tennis: Spaniard Rafael Nadal wins his first US title; beats Novak Đoković 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2
  • 2011-06-05 110th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer (7-5, 7-6, 5-7, 6-1)
  • 2011-07-03 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković of Serbia beats Spaniard Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 for his first Wimbledon title
  • 2011-09-12 US Open Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković wins his first US title; beats Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-4, 6-7, 6-1
  • 2012-01-29 100th Men's Australian Open: Novak Đoković beats Rafael Nadal (5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, 7-5) , named one of the greatest grand slam finals ever
  • 2012-06-11 111th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Đoković (6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5)
  • 2013-06-09 112th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats David Ferrer (6-3, 6-2, 6-3)
  • 2013-09-09 US Open Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal wins his second US title; beats Novak Đoković 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1
  • 2014-01-26 Australian Open Men's Tennis: Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland wins his first major title; beats Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
  • 2014-06-08 113th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Đoković (3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4)
  • 2017-01-29 Australian Open Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal 6–4, 3–6, 6–1, 3–6, 6–3 to win his 18th Grand Slam
  • 2017-06-11 French Open Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal beats Stan Wawrinka 6–2, 6–3, 6–1; becomes first man to win title 10 times
  • 2017-09-10 US Open Men's Tennis: Spain's Rafael Nadal wins his 3rd US title; beats Kevin Anderson of South Africa 6-3, 6-3, 6-4
  • 2018-04-22 Monte Carlo Tennis Masters: Rafael Nadal beats Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-2 to extend his Open-era record for most wins at the same event (11)
  • 2018-04-29 Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal equals his Open-era record for most wins at the same event (11 Monte Carlo) with his 11th Barcelona ATP title
  • 2018-05-10 Rafael Nadal breaks John McEnroe's record for successive set wins on a single surface (49 on carpet) with 6-3, 6-4 win over Diego Schwartzman at the Madrid Open (clay)
  • 2018-06-10 117th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 for his record 11th French title (17th Grand Slam victory)

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