Widely regarded as the best clay-court player of all time, Rafael Nadal is preparing for his Olympic swan song.

Here are a few things to know about the tennis titan's life ahead of this summer's competition in Paris.

How old is Rafael Nadal?

Rafael Nadal is 38 years old. He was born on June 3, 1986.

How tall is Rafael Nadal?

Rafael Nadal is listed at 6-foot-1.

Where is Rafael Nadal from?

Rafael Nadal was born and raised in Manacor, Mallorca, Spain.

What town does Rafael Nadal live in?

Rafael Nadal lives in Porto Cristo, a town in Mallorca, Spain.

Who is Rafael Nadal's uncle?

Rafael Nadal's uncle is Miguel Ángel Nadal, a Spanish soccer player who played for FC Barcelona and Real Mallorca and competed in three World Cups with the Spanish national team (1994, 1998, 2002).

Does Rafael Nadal have any siblings?

Rafael Nadal has one sister, Maria Isabel Nadal.

Is Rafael Nadal married?

Rafael Nadal married longtime girlfriend Maria Xisca Perello in 2019.

Does Rafael Nadal have children.

Rafael Nadal's son, Rafael Nadal Jr., was born in October 2022.

What are Rafael Nadal’s superstitions?

Rafael Nadal has several superstitions and pre-match rituals, including taking an ice-cold shower 45 minutes before each match, making sure both socks are at the same height, avoiding stepping on the sidelines of the court, placing his water bottles so that their labels face the court, brushing his hair behind his ears before each point and allowing his opponent to cross the net first during changeovers.

Why does Rafael Nadal play with his left hand?

As a young child, Rafael Nadal played tennis using both hands for both sides, but by age 9, his coach and uncle, Toni Nadal, made him pick a hand for his forehand. Despite writing with his right hand, Rafael chose to play with his left.