Rafael Nadal engagement is hitting the news headlines now. The 17 times grand slam winner has got engaged with his long-time girlfriend, Mery Perello. This beautiful couple was in a committed relationship for 14 years.
Rafa proposed his girlfriend to marry him on a romantic trip to Rome in May last year and the couple was engaged. However, they had kept the engagement a top secret until recently. The news came out after the Australian Open where Rafa lost to Novak Djokovic in the final. Nadal had advanced to the final without losing a single set in the tournament but he lost to Djokovic in straight sets in the final.
Mery, also known as Xisca, works in Rafa Nadal Tennis Academy in his hometown Mallorca. Xisca is a business graduate. She had traveled to the Australian Open this year and watched his matches. She was in the player’s box in the final match.
One of the greatest tennis players of all time, Nadal, also famous as the king of the clay, has been hitting the frontline recently not only due to his on-court performance but also because of his off-court activities. He recently tweeted congratulating Andy Murray on his retirement. He showed a high level of respect for one of his rivals on the court. And now, the news of Rafael Nadal engagement is making headlines in news.
The couple is set to get married later this year.
Congratulations Rafa and Xisca!