Rafael Nadal Becomes Father For First Time, Novak Djokovic Sends In Congratulatory Wish

Rafael Nadal had a fantastic 2022 season, winning two grand slam titles. After suffering an injury at the US Open, the Spaniard did not return to court until the Laver Cup. Before leaving the tournament, Nadal played only the doubles match against Roger Federer. Although he has not yet revealed his return date for the game, Spanish football giants Real Madrid have some good news for Nadal fans.

Rafael Nadal is a father for the first time.

On October 19, 2019, Nadal, Maria Perello and their wedding took place on Majorca’s Spanish island. Real Madrid took to Twitter to share the news and to congratulate Nadal and Maria Perello on the birth. Spanish giants wrote: “Congratulations, dear honorary member @RafaelNadal, and Mara Perell, on the birth of their first child. We share the joy of this moment with you. We wish you all the best!

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal’s fiercest rival, sent a message to the Spaniard upon becoming a father for the first time. Djokovic congratulated Rafael Nadal on reaching the final of the Astana Open tennis tournament. It was something I didn’t know. Really? It is terrific news. I wish him and his baby all the best. I am not going to give him any advice. He is blessed with a large family. He will surely experience it (smiling ),”.). Novak Djokovic reached the final after Daniel Medeved, his semi-final opponent retired. Stefanos Tsitsipas will be facing the Serbian in the last Astana Open.

Here’s a look at Rafael Nadal’s 2022 season thus far

Rafael Nadal started the new season by winning the Australian Open in January, followed by the 14th French Open title. Nadal was injured after winning the French Open and withdrew from Wimbledon 2022’s semi-final. He returned to the US Open after his defeat at Wimbledon. He lost to Frances Tiafoe in the fourth round of the US Open 2022. Nadal climbed to No 2 in the ATP rankings and has every chance to dethrone Carlos Alcaraz from the top spot at the end of the year.