WOW! Rafael Nadal Gets a Special Honour From Forbes Following 2020 Season

Published 12/13/2021, 10:47 PM EST
WASHINGTON, DC – AUGUST 04: Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates a shot during a match against Jack Sock of the United States on Day 5 during the Citi Open at Rock Creek Tennis Center on August 4, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)


Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal has displayed some of the most unrealistic tennis to be ever played. The manner in which he has commanded the scenes in this elegant sport has been exceptional. 

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Recently, Rafael Nadal was honored as he featured in the Forbes’ Top 50 Awarded Spaniards. He has been included in the list due to his splendid performances during the 2020 season. In the recent past, Nadal has won his 13th French Open title, which tied him with professional rival and friend Roger Federer. 

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Rafael Nadal is one of a kind 

Besides, he won the Laureus Best Male Athlete 2021 award. The last time he won this award was in 2011, 10 years ago. The Academy also praised him for the Rafa Nadal Academy’s contribution to humanity. 

At the moment, Rafa is ready to make his return back on the Tour. He is scheduled to play at the Mubadala World Tennis Championships in Abu Dhabi. He will be seen on the Tour after a lengthy absence.

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NNEW YORK, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 08: Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates a point during the fifth set of his Men’s Singles final match against Daniil Medvedev of Russia on day fourteen of the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 08, 2019 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Reflecting on his season, he began competing in Melbourne and came as far as the quarterfinal at the Australian Open. After that, he won titles in Barcelona and Rome. Sadly, he could not win the French Open.

He skipped the Wimbledon Championships and the US Open. However, it is great to know that he will be seen soon again on the Tour. His playing in Abu Dhabi will provide him with match practice as the new season is soon going to approach. We wish him all the best for the upcoming event. All eyes will be on him when he steps out on the tennis courts once again. 

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Rohan Kollare

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Rohan Kollare is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. Rohan has studied Sports Management and has a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering Tennis and Formula One.

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