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Nadal to swap his rackets with Golf clubs in Balearic Championship


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

23rd Oct, 2020. 10:09 am
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The Tennis Icon Rafael Nadal, popularly known as King of Clay,  will be swapping his rackets with Golf clubs this Saturday as he is taking part in the Balearic Championship in Mallorca.

Many of Nadal’s fans might not be aware, but the King of Clay is surely is one of the best golfers with a handicap of 0.3 and will join the list of 60 players for the tournament.

The Spaniard has a keen interest in sports apart from tennis. Not only Golf, but he’s also an avid fan of soccer. Nadal is a diehard fan of Real Madrid and his country Spain.

The tournament includes 23 professionals and 37 amateurs. It is not his first foray into competitive golf – he finished second just last weekend in the V Test Circuit Hexagonal-Autovidal in Calvia.

Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic to win his 13th French Open title earlier this month and move level with Roger Federer on 20 Grand Slam titles.

, Nadal was all business as he registered a 6-0, 6-2, 7-5, and claimed his 13th title at Roland Garros.

He defeated in 2 hours and 41 minutes at Court Philippe-Chatrier in Paris. Nadal without conceding a game took the opening set in just 48 minutes.

Tennis legend Roger Federer in 2018 became the first men’s player to win 20 Grand Slam titles.

In 2005, Nadal won his first title, this is the fourth consecutive title won by the 34-year-old tennis player on the Parisian Terre battue.

Earlier, Nadal had won the Australian Open once, Wimbledon twice and the US Open four times.



 

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