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Mon, 2018-Jun-11 01:53 UTC
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Welcome to popular Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a popular Wikipedia page every day.
With 435,879 views on Sunday, 10 June 2018 our article of the day is Rafael Nadal.
Rafael "Rafa" Nadal Parera (Catalan: [rəfəˈɛɫ nəˈðaɫ pəˈɾeɾə], Spanish: [rafaˈel naˈðal paˈɾeɾa]; born 3 June 1986) is a Spanish professional tennis player, currently ranked world No. 1 in men's singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Known as "The King of Clay", he is widely regarded as the greatest clay-court player in history. Nadal's evolution into an all-court threat has established him as one of the greatest tennis players of all time.
Nadal has won 17 Grand Slam singles titles, a record 32 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles, a record 20 ATP World Tour 500 tournaments, and the 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles. In majors, Nadal has won 11 French Open titles, 3 US Open titles, 2 Wimbledon titles, and one Australian Open title. He was also a member of the winning Spain Davis Cup team in 2004, 2008, 2009, and 2011. In 2010, he became the seventh male player in history and youngest of five in the Open Era to achieve the Career Grand Slam at age 24. He is the second male player, after Andre Agassi, to complete the singles Career Golden Slam. In 2011, Nadal was named the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year.
This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 01:53 UTC on Monday, 11 June 2018.
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