Rafa Nadal - presented her new friend to his social media networks - GazeFeed



Rafa Nadal - presented her new friend to his social media networks - GazeFeed



This story will surely melt your hearts. As the world witnessed - first overwhelmed and then deeply moved - of the small mishap that Rafa Nadal caused by accidentally hitting the ball to one of the track attendants of the Australian Open, a 13-year-old girl named Anita Birchall and to whom the Mallorcan approached immediately to take an interest in his condition and give him a kiss on the cheek, the tennis player himself has now revealed on Instagram that a beautiful friendship has ended up being born in a similar setback.


And is that the athlete has published this Friday a nice 'selfie' that portrays both smiling and completely recovered from the scare. As he explained in the description of the image, once the match he played against Federico Delbonis, who certified his pass to the third round of the tournament, Rafa soon contacted Anita and his family to strengthen ties.



"Very happy to see that Anita is having a good time. She also had the opportunity to get to know her better, her brother Mark and her parents. Thank you very much!", Wrote a relieved Nadal in his personal space. Considering the kind and gentlemanly of his previous gesture, as well as his decision to give one of his hair bands after the game, they were very well received by public opinion, it is not surprising that this publication now accumulated almost a million of 'Me Like 'on the platform.

Although fortunately everything has been achieved in a mere anecdote with a happy ending and, in addition to other things, Anita has taken as a gift a cap signed by her idol, the truth is that the number one of the ATP openly acknowledged in a press conference that there was experienced the situation with much concern, in addition to claiming the work so "brave" that the ball collectors perform by exposing themselves to so many risks to their physical integrity.


"It was one of the worst scares that lived on a tennis court, because the ball has gone straight to the head. I was scared because the ball came very strong: it was a rest to which you have to add the speed of the service" He fell a tear, but [Anita] has proven to be a very brave girl, "Nadal said.


Rafa Nadal is professional tennis player known for its very skilled talent in tennis. He's not just a professional skilled player you will say but we can see to the evidences that he had when we're going to check his achievement in the field. Nadal has won 19 Grand Slam singles titles, the second-most in history for a male player, as well as a record 35 ATP Tour Masters 1000 titles, 20 ATP Tour 500 titles and the 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles. In addition, Nadal has held the world no. 1 ranking for a total of 209 weeks, including being the year-end no. 1 five times. In majors, Nadal has won a record twelve French Open titles, four US Open titles, two Wimbledon titles and one Australian Open title, and won at least one Grand Slam every year for a record ten consecutive years (2005–2014). Nadal has won 84 career titles overall, including the most outdoor titles in the Open Era (82) and a record 59 titles on clay. With 81 consecutive wins on clay, Nadal holds the record for the longest single-surface win streak in the Open Era.

Nadal has been involved in five Davis Cup titles with Spain, and currently has a 29-win streak and 29–1 record in singles matches at the event. In 2010, at the age of 24, he became the seventh male player and the youngest of five in the Open Era to achieve the singles Career Grand Slam. Nadal is the second male player after Andre Agassi to complete the singles Career Golden Slam, as well as the second male player after Mats Wilander to have won at least two Grand Slams on all three surfaces (grass, hard court and clay). He has received the tour Sportsmanship Award three times and has been named the ATP Player of the Year five times and the ITF World Champion four times. In 2011, Nadal was named the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year. Isn't it amazing right? 

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