Rafael Nadal will open a Tennis academy in hometown in 2016.
Rafael Nadal, a Spanish professional Tennis player currently ranked World No. 3.will open a tennis academy which include a school where students can do regular studies along with Tennis. This academy will be open by him on his homeland island of Mallorca in 2016 announced at a ceremony in his home town of Manacor.
Nadal says ”this is a special day for me; this project that we have been working on for many years is finally a reality.”
He says the plan is to ”begin with a summer camp in 2016.”
The academy will include a school where promising tennis talents can continue their regular studies.
Nadal is widely regarded as the finest clay court player in history and has been nicknamed “The King of Clay.” Nadal has won 14 Grand Slam singles titles, the 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles, a record 27 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 and a record 15 ATP World Tour 500 tournaments. In 2011, he was named the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year
Earlier Nadal withdrew the American swing due to a wrist injury. He made his return at the 2014 China Open. He was defeated by Martin Klizan in three sets. At the 2014 Shanghai Rolex Masters, he suffered from appendicitis, and thus beaten by Feliciano Lopez in straight sets.
Nadal is recovering from the removal of his appendix earlier this month. He has said he will return to competition in January.