IN PICTURES: Nike Unveils Rafael Nadal’s Stylized Whites for Wimbledon Championship 2022

Published 06/19/2022, 1:21 AM EDT

Rafael Nadal is the name synonymous with hard work and perseverance. The 36-year-old showed exemplary grit and determination to play the French Open 2022 in pain and won it eventually. Although, as the Spaniard confirmed, he will not take anesthetic anymore.

The 36-year-old went through treatment immediately after the French Open and has felt better. As the world number 4 gears up for a return to Wimbledon after three years, we have a look at his new outfit that he will don in the tournament.

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Rafael Nadal’s Wimbledon Outfit revealed

While Nadal is busy preparing for the upcoming Wimbledon championship, his outfit for the same is out now. Notably, the 36-year-old last played in Wimbledon back in the year 2019, where he reached the semifinals but lost against Roger Federer in a four-set match. Further, the Spaniard missed out in 2021 because of an injury.

On Friday, Nadal revealed he would travel to London on Monday. Now that the all-white kit is out, we can’t wait to see the legend take the court.

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Having won the first two Grand Slams of the year, Nadal is in contention to complete calendar Grand Slam this year.

Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon

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If we go by the records, the grass-court is definitely the least favorite surface for the Spaniard. However, it doesn’t mean that his prowess at the Wimbledon is any less. Out of the four Grand Slam, Nadal has won the least number of matches at Wimbledon. He still has a solid 53-12 win-loss record in the tournament. Apart from that, the 36-year-old has won the title twice in the years 2008 and 2010, respectively.

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates during his Gentlemen’s Singles third round match against Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan on day six of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon on June 28, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Since then the 36-year-old has done well only in 2018 and 2019 when he reached the semifinals but lost to the other two of the big three players Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer. The last time Nadal won the Wimbledon title is over a decade ago and he must be eager to win it this time.

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Given that Roger Federer is not here, and he recently got the better of Novak Djokovic in Paris, the Spaniard will be confident going forward to add another Grand Slam title to his name. With 22 titles, he is already leading the race for the most number of Grand Slam titles. It will be interesting to see if the Spaniard wins another this year.

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Gaurav Verma

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Gaurav Verma is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. He has post graduate diploma in management from IILM Graduate School of Management and a BBA degree from Bangalore University. He has 1-year of experience in the banking sector.

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