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Rafael Nadal - A Spectacular Tennis Champion
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22 September 2009

Rafael Nadal - A Spectacular Tennis ChampionKnown by many simply as “Rafa,” Rafael Nadal is one of the top-ranked tennis players in the world today. His strengths are numerous and can easily be compared to greats like Pete Sampras and John McEnroe. His weaknesses are few, and at only 23-years-old, Nadal is in prime position to be one of the all-time greats before he retires.

His only competition in the sport today is Roger Federer, perhaps the player to go down as the greatest ever. However, Nadal has been fine-tuning his game, and in recent tournaments, especially on clay, Rafael is even money against the living legend.

Rafael Nadal was born June 3, 1986, in Manacor, Mallorca, Spain. Some say Nadal’s sporting prowess is genetic, as his uncle was a top footballer for FC Barcelona. Nadal is known as somewhat of a freak. Naturally right-handed, the tennis star grew up playing left-handed, defying logic.

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