Profile: Rafael Nadal

Updated: 01 February 2009 12:45 IST

An overview of Nadal's play in the year 2008.

Profile: Rafael Nadal

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Birth Date: 3-Jun-86

Birth Place: Manacor, Mallorca, Spain

Residence: Manacor, Mallorca, Spain

Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

Weight: 188 lbs (85 kg)

Plays: Left-handed

Turned Pro: 2001

Coach: Toni Nadal

Current ATP Ranking: 1

Best ATP Ranking: 1 (18-Aug-08)

Current ATP Doubles Ranking: 80

Best ATP Doubles Ranking: 26 (8-Aug-05)

2008 year in review

Rafael Nadal became first left-hander to finish No.1 since John McEnroe in 1984
Became first Spaniard to end season as world's top player in history of ATP Rankings (since 1973)
Became first player since Bjorn Borg in 1980 to win Roland Garros and Wimbledon titles in same year



Topics : Tennis Rafael Nadal
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