One of the greatest players of all time in tennis speaks about his professional tennis return. Recently, in an interview, he said his dream is to play again and to be competitive again. Rafael Nadal also mentioned that he is far away from winning the Grand Slam Tournament, but he may return.
“My dream is to play again, to be competitive again, not to win at Roland-Garros or in Australia. At this time in my life, I am very far away.”
He concluded by saying, I am not saying it is impossible because things in sports change very quickly.
Nadal wants to end his career at the 2024 Olympics in Paris, and if possible, he would play the 2025 French Open and maybe win it to have a glorious career ending. Well, when he will return, only he knows, but when he does, it will be one of the most iconic moments of his career.
Fast facts about Rafael Nadal
- Full name: Rafael Nadal Parera
- Country: Spain
- Date of Birth: June 3, 1986
- Age: 37 years old
- Turned Pro: 2001
- Height: 1.85m (6 feet 1 inch)
- Prize Money: $134,640,719 (2nd all-time leader in prize money earners)
- Coach: Carlos Moya, Marc Lopez, and Gustavo Marcaccio
|Division||Wins||Loses||Win Percentage||Highest Rank|
Career titles and Grand Slam titles
- Singles career titles: 95 (5th most in the Open era)
- Doubles career titles: 11
- Davis Cup: 5
- Grand Slam: 22
|Australian Open||2||2009, 2022|
|French Open||14||2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022|
|Wimbledon Open||2||2008, 2010|
|US Open||4||2010, 2013, 2017, 2019|