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Rafael "Rafa" Nadal Parera (Catalan: [rəfəˈɛɫ nəˈðaɫ pəˈɾeɾə]; Spanish: [rafaˈel naˈðal paˈɾeɾa]; born 3 June 1986) is a Spanish professionaltennis player and a former World No. 1. As of 27 August 2012, he is ranked No. 3 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He is widelyregarded as one of the greatest players of all time;[5][6][7] his success on clay has earned him the nickname "The King of Clay", and has promptedseveral experts to regard him as the greatest clay court player in history.[8][9][10][11]
Nadal has won eleven Grand Slam singles titles, includingan all-time record seven French Open titles, the 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles, a record 21 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournaments (tied withRoger Federer), and was also part of the Spain Davis Cup team that won the finals in 2004, 2008, 2009 and 2011. He completed the Career GrandSlam by winning the 2010 US Open, being the seventh player in history, and the youngest of four in the Open Era, to achieve it. He is the second maleplayer to complete the Career Golden Slam (winner of the Career Grand Slam and the Olympic gold medal) after Andre Agassi. Rafael Nadal has atleast two Grand Slam titles on each of the three surfaces (hard court, grass, and clay), the second player to achieve this feat after Mats Wilander.He was the second male player to win any Grand Slam tournament seven times, matching Pete Sampras's and Roger Federer's seven Wimbledon titles.
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