Today June 3, we celebrate one of the world’s famous tennis players Rafael Nadal!
Grand slam tennis champion recognised for defeating Roger Federer in an epic 2008 Wimbledon championship game; he won his 8th French Open Championship in 2013.
He became a model for Giorgio Armani in 2011. Novak Djokovic replaced him as the world’s #1 tennis player in 2011.
He is widely regarded as the greatest clay-court player in history,
Nadal, 31 on Saturday, won 98 of 100 best-of-five clay-court matches. He is bidding to become the first player in the Open era – and only the second in history – to win 10 titles at any Grand Slam event.
Happy Birthday to the tennis champ!