9 Rafa Nadal Facts That You Might NOT Know About.

Rafael Nadal Parera was born on the 3rd of June 1986 in Manacor, Spain.

He is the most famous left-handed player in tennis right now, but he is actually a right-hander in every other facet of his life.

At the age of 12, Rafa chose tennis over soccer.

Rafa Nadal is the only player to rank No.1 in 3 different decades.

After Andre Agassi, Rafa Nadal is the 2nd MALE tennis player to record and win a Career Golden Slam.

Rafa Nadal has won 14 French Open titles and is the only player to have 12 or more titles in any Major.

Rafa Nadal has spent 209 Career Weeks as World No. 1.

Rafa Nadal is the only tennis player to win multiple Grand Slam in 3 different decades.

Rafa Nadal holds an all-time record for winning 10 titles in the Italian Open, 11 in Monte Crlos and 12 in Barcelona.