Who is Rafael Nadal?
Rafael Nadal, real name Rafael Nadal Parera, was born on June 3, 1986, in Spain. He is 32 years old; his zodiac sign is Gemini. He is a Spanish professional Tennis player, And the Association of Tennis Professionals ranked him World No 1 Men’s singles tennis. Nadal is one of the most competent male Tennis players, who is the winner of 17 Grand Slam Singles titles. The 32 years old competent tennis player was born to Sebastian Nadal and Ana Maria Parera. His father is a businessman, who owns multiple businesses and companies including insurance company and glass & window company. He also owns a restaurant. His mother Ana Maria Parera is a social worker, who chairs the charitable organization. Maria Isabel is his younger sister. His uncle Miguel Angel Nadal is a retired professional footballer. In short, Nadal belongs to a family of business mogul, social worker, and sportsperson, all of them are considered as the influential figures of the Spanish society.
Rafael Nadal’s height is 1.85 m (6 ft 1 inch). He started his professional tennis career in 2001. He is a left-handed player with a two-handed backhand. He got his training under the supervision of two most competent coaches, who have the ability to polish the raw talent. Therefore, Franciso Roig coached him in 2005. Later, he became the student of Carlos Moya in 2016, who through his tough training, extracted the diamond from coal and became the impetus behind the success of Rafael Nadal, who earned the prize money of $102, 326, 975 and became the 3rd all-time leader in earnings. On August 18, 2008, he got the highest ranking No 1 in singles. And currently, on June 25, 2018, he again got No 1 ranking. In Grand Slam Singles results, he won Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open. Currently, he is playing in US Open 2018, that has started on August 25, and will continue till September 9, 2018.
Tennis players are the highest paid players in the world. As per Forbes, he has been ranked at the 20th position among the world’s highest-paid athletes. His estimated net worth is $160 million. In 2017, he was getting the annual salary of $31.5. Now, in 2018, he got the increment of $10 million. And now, his salary is $41.4 million. His efficient game and performance made him a multimillionaire, who is leading a very luxurious life.
Rafael Nadal Xisco Perello/Girlfriend/Wife:
Xisco Perello is Rafael Nadal’s girlfriend. She has been dating Nadal since 2005. And now, both of them are intended to get engaged or married after having a long-term relationship. Rafael Nadal is not married yet. But he is going to make his girlfriend Xisco Perello his legal wife. They are planning their engagement and wedding, but the exact date is not known when both of them will tie in the knot.
Does Rafael Nadal have OCD?
OCD is an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder that is characterized by intrusive thoughts and feelings that cause apprehension and fear. It is a psychological anxiety disorder in which the patient adapts repetitive behavior to reduce anxiety and anxious feelings. It is a common question does Rafael Nadal have OCD? So the answer is a little bit straightforward that yes, he is the patient of OCD. While arriving on the court, he performs some specific acts, rituals, and idiosyncrasies that are common habits for him. But for a foreign person and an observer, these are some weird acts that he performs to overcome his stress, anxiety, and fear of losing the game. As per his keen observers, he performs almost 19 strange and weird acts that prove him the patient of OCD. But his doctors warned him on his court routines. They said if he did not control these obsessions, they will lead him to become a patient of behavioral disorders and mental illnesses.
US Open 2018:
In us open 2018, Rafael Nadal appeared as a very competent tennis player. On August 28, he played at Arther Ashe stadium vs D. Ferrer. He won the game by 6-3 and 3-4. On August 30, he played at the same place against V. Pospisil and won the game by 6-3, 6-4 and 6-2. On September 2, the place was same, but he defeated N. Basilashvili by 6-3, 6-3, 6-7 and 6-4. Consequently, he has qualified for Quarterfinal. And on September 4, he is going to play against D. Thiem.
As Maria Sharapova is making history in the US open 2018, as Rafael Nadal is making victories to let his name written in golden words.