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Rafael Nadal Parera (born 3 June 1986 in Manacor, Majorca, Spain) is a Spanish professional tennis player who has won 14 Grand Slam singles titles; nine at the French Open, two at Wimbledon and the US Open and one at the Australian Open. He is ranked number one in the world. He plays very well on clay courts, and many people regard Nadal as the greatest clay-court tennis player in history. He plays tennis with his left hand.
Nadal has also won a record 21 ATP Masters Series titles and the 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles. He is a part of the Spain Davis Cup team and has won the cup four times, in 2004, 2008, 2009, and 2011. He is not in the 2014 US Open because of a wrist injury.
Grand Slam record
|Year||Australian Open||French Open||Wimbledon||US Open|
|2003||Did not enter||Injured||Round 3||Round 2|
|2004||Round 3||Injured||Injured||Round 2|
|2005||Round 4||Winner||Round 2||Round 3|