Rafael "Rafa" Nadal Parera (born 3 June 1986) is a Spanish professional tennis player and a former world no. 1. , he is ranked no. 5 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time; his success on clay has earned him the nickname "The King of Clay", and has prompted several experts to regard him as the greatest clay court player in history.
The sixth-seeded American Andy Roddick, who just parted ways with coach Jimmy Connors, beat Spanish second seed RafaelNadal 7-6, 6-2. He will next face third seed Novak Djokovic... - 03.07.2008, France24ENP
Det bliver Novak Djokovic, der skal op imod Roger Federer i finalen i ATP Masters Series i Cincinnati, efter at han udspillede RafaelNadal i den anden semifinale på TV 2 SPORT. - 08.23.2008, TV2SportDK
29.12.2011 [The Guardian] - AP RafaelNadal plans to take several weeks off after the Australian Open to recover from a nagging shoulder injury. The world No2 said the injury surfaced during the ATP World Tour Finals in London and that he was still "not 100%".
22.12.2011 [Telegraph.co.uk] - However he did win five ATP titles including a marvellous win over RafaelNadal in Tokyo, racing to the title with a 6-0 bagel in the final. A thorn in Australia's side as the England captain led his side to the Ashes. Racked up further success against