Rafael Nadal is one of the finest players ever to step into the game. The Spanish bull has dominated the court for more than a decade. The former world no. 1 player has 20 Grand Slams to his name. He is also referred to as the king of clay because he is the strongest on the clay courts.
Recently the king of clay has been out of the court for a while. The Spaniard has been recently suffering from injuries and has his sight set for an epic comeback. The former number 1 player was last seen competing in the French Open and since then he has been out of the court.
The Spanish player was asked about his plans post-retirement. The player revealed his plans when he will finally hang up his boots. Let us know what the player said when asked about this. Here’s everything that you need to know.
Rafael Nadal reveals his future plans
As the Spanish player has been out for a while now, the speculations regarding the retirement plans have started to grow. The player though reveals that he has no plans of leaving the sport even after retirement. He plans to stay connected to the sport. Thanks to Rafa Nadal Academy, he can stay connected to the game. His academy is a brilliant platform for the kids who want to make a future in the sport.
He can now stay connected to the sport, knowing the fact that the day is not far before he quits playing the sport. “I’m definitely in the sports industry. I run an academy, which will keep me connected to tennis and I like helping young players grow. I will also spend more time on my foundation, which supports economically disadvantaged children. I’m not afraid of life without tennis at all.” said Rafael Nadal regarding the same.
Five years ago today Rafael Nadal opened his Academy with Roger Federer as guest of honour
“If my kids want to learn tennis, I am going to send them here”, said the Swiss pic.twitter.com/QXAwPRi3JN
— Luigi Gatto (@gigicat7_) October 19, 2021
The player from Spain is for the time working on his comeback. He would most likely want to be fit before the Australian Open next year. This will thus provide him a golden opportunity to make history if he is able to win the tournament.