Rafael Nadal is a Spanish tennis pro. ATP ranks him second in singles (ATP).   He was world No. 1 for 209 weeks and five times at year's end.

Nadal has won 22 Grand Slam singles titles, including 14 French Open titles. He has won 92 ATP singles titles, 36 Masters titles, and 63 on clay courts.

Only two men have completed the Career Golden Slam in singles. His 81 straight clay wins are the most in the Open Era.

At the start of his professional career, Nadal was one of the most successful teenagers in ATP Tour history, reaching No. 2 and winning 16 titles before turning 20.

Nadal became world No. 1 in 2008 after defeating Federer at Wimbledon, his first major win off clay.

Nadal had one of the best comeback seasons ever in 2013, reaching 14 finals and winning two majors, five Masters, and the US Open Series (Summer Slam).

He won six French Open championships, two US Open wins, one Australian Open title, and Olympic doubles gold with Marc López in 2016.

Left-handed Nadal hits his forehand with powerful topspin at difficult angles. He ranks among the tour leaders in percentage of return games, return points, and break points earned.

Nadal has won the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award five times and Laureus World Sportsman of the Year twice.

He has the Grand Cross of Dos De Mayo, the Grand Cross of Naval Merit, and the Medal of the City of Paris. Two Olympic gold medals and five Davis Cup titles for Spain.