Lately, it has been raining weddings not only in Bollywood but also in the West, and for our favorite sports persons. This time it’s Rafael Nadal – World No. 3 tennis star. The star is all set to get married to his long-time girlfriend – Mery Perello. His lady love holds a degree in business and works at Rafael Nadal Tennis Academy based at Mallorca. The duo has been in a relationship for almost a decade and have successfully completed 14 years together. According to the reports, the tennis star is looking forward to getting married later this year.
On the professional front, the game has not been in favor of the tennis star. Recently, he got defeated by World No. 1 Novak Djokovic in Australian Open 2019. However, it's important to bring to note that the declining records, is also the result of his injuries and the incident which took place in his hometown.
Reportedly, Mallorca experienced a massive flood which resulted in the loss of 13 lives which further comprised of his best friend’s son as well as a cousin. Such an incident laid a major mental impact on Nadal and that he couldn’t practice well. In an interview earlier, this year the star said – ‘I really lived that tragedy, from very close. Was very sad, for all the people that lost the materials, but, especially, the lives that can’t come back’. Although he was heartbroken and completely shaken from within, this didn’t stop his efforts to help his people relieve from the disaster. Nadal extended his support by participating in relief exertions. The pictures of Nadal working with utmost dedication grabbed the attention of both public and media. Soon, the pictures went viral of the star working with the relief team. Further, when asked about his professional comeback, after being impacted by the floods, Nadal said – ‘The next day, we went on court and after 10 minutes, I said ‘Guys I can’t practice. I came back and I was here with friends and after that, we decided to go there. That’s all’.
Not only he is a gem on the fields, but the same is off the field as well. We are already excited to see Nadal get suited up as a handsome groom and walk the aisle with his lady love. Wishing all the happiness in the world to the couple, a gossip trending amongst the tennis world, wide across.