Rafael Nadal says he and his family are ‘very well’ after birth of first child
Rafael Nadal says he and his family are “very well” after the birth of his first child
The 35-year-old, from Spain, was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s in 2006, but has since been in remission
Nadal said he and his wife, Mona, who plays the Spanish national football team, are looking forward to sharing their new baby girl with the world
Nadal said he has not changed his focus from his career and believes that by winning more tournaments than anyone else – including three Masters titles – he is “reinventing” himself in the sport
Nadal is one of the longest serving world number one players in history and won three Masters titles in a row from 2008-11. He has also won the Australian Open, French Open, US Open and Australian Open titles
Nadal won 13 Grand Slams during his career, tying Pete Sampras with Roger Federer as the most Grand Slams won in a career. He is the youngest Grand Slam champion at 23 years, two months old
Nadal, who has a two child daughter, Sofia, who is a year older than his first child, Eugenia, is the new world number one according to the new IWGP Heavyweight Title holder Jose Aldo
Nadal, 35, has been in remission since his diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer’s disease in the year 2006.
The former world number one has been in recovery since the diagnosis.
An official with Nadal’s team said in the press conference earlier today that he was resting comfortably and said the family are very well.
Aldo, who is currently 13th on the list of the most successful athletes in history, told the press, that despite the baby’s age, he doesn’t have to compete at a young age like he once had to.
He said: “I play with a young child