Getting to know Rafael Nadal
Nadal won gold in Beijing 2008’s men’s singles, his first (and so far only) medal at the Olympics.
He has won a total of 67 men’s singles titles and 14 Grand Slam titles as of February 2016. He has won at least once at each of the four Grand Slam tournaments (a “career Grand Slam”), and did so by age 24.
Achieved a year-end ranking of world no. 1 in 2008, 2010 and 2013. In 2015, ended the year ranked world no. 5 – his worst year since he was a teenager.