Two Awards In One Day For Rafael Nadal

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World No. 1 Rafael Nadal has been named men’s ITF World Champion for a fourth time following a stellar 2019 during which he captured two Grand Slam titles and spearheaded Spain’s Davis Cup triumph.

I am very happy to be named ITF World Champion and receive this award from the ITF.

To finish as No. 1 on the ATP rankings for a fifth time and win two more Grand Slam titles this year has been something that, looking a few years back, we would have never thought would happen. And as a perfect end, it was particularly special to win the Davis Cup at home in Spain. Thank you also to my team who has been with me all this time.

On Thursday, Rafa was also voted by fellow players as the winner of ATP’s Stefan Edberg sportsmanship award for a second straight year and third time overall.

26 comments

  1. Congratulations Rafa
    Very well deserved but I think you have been stolen many times but It happens
    I don’t know why he didn’t get Fans favorite because for me He is the most complete Sportsman and Human being
    Vamos Rafa for Mubadala Championship

    • CONGRATULATIONS RAPHAEL
      YOU TRULY DESERVE ALL THE ACCLAMATION GIVEN AND MORE. YOU ARE A TRULY COMMITTED PLAYER.A PERSON WHO IS AN EXAMPLE TO SPORT.

  2. I’m so thrilled you got these awards Rafa. It just goes to show how much you are loved, respected and appreciated. A perfect end to a fabulous year. Well done champ.

    • Rafael you are not only a GREAT SPORTSMAN at the same time you are an exceptional human being. Thank you for being there.

  3. Rafa congratulations well don champ vamosssssssssss good luck for next year all the best for you and Maria 🇺🇸🎾❤️😘👍🇺🇸👍🎾❤️😘

  4. Well-deserved awards by Rafa. As they say, things simply fall into their proper place when a person does what he has to do, and Rafa has been the paragon of such a philosophy. He does everything to excel in his craft, “suffering,” as he says, in order to be the best he can possibly be in any tournament he plays. Congratulations, Rafa, and all the best to you and your team!

  5. Bravo Rafa to you and your team and family . It is wonderful to see you being acknowledged in both categories , you are an inspiration , you are a role model and a genuinely beautiful person . It is a privilege to support you , you bring joy to millions . All blessings to you , Maria , your family and team .🌟

    • Rafa , I am so happy for the year you had and the thrills and excitement I enjoyed watching every match televised . I forsee another great year for 2020 .Vamos Rafa !

  6. Congratulations. You overcame adversity and fought courageously to win; you deserve every accolade. 👑🥇🏆🎾❤️

  7. We are your hugest fans my father and i we love watching you play tennis we cannot wait till 2020 we are so proud of you keep up the good work

    • You are the greatest player in tennis you are amazing you make tennis so great and exciting I hope you can play many many more years Good luck you are well deserved these trophies and titles

  8. CONGRATULATIONS SWEETHEART!!!!!!!!!!!:) BEAUTIFUL, WELL EARNED AWARDS !!!!!!!!!!!:) WE LOVE YOU SWEETHEART AND SENDING LOTS OF LOVE AND HAPPINESS AND VAMOS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:) VAMOS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:) VAMOS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:) ENJOY EVERYTHING!!!!!!!:)
    HAVE LOTS OF FUN PLAYING TOMORROW…..7PM YOUR TIME AND 10AM EST…..GO RAFA GO!!!!!!!!!!!:) VAMOS SWEETHEART!!!!!!!!!!!!:) YOU HAVE ALL THE PRECIOUS POWER AND STRENGTH, BEAUTIFUL FITNESS, LOVE FOR TENNIS, BEAUTIFUL DRIVE AND PASSION….. AND BRILLIANT FIGHTING FOR EACH PRECIOUS POINT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:) YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES AND CAN GO OUT THERE AND HAVE FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:) EVERYTHING YOU NEED IS ALL RIGHT THERE WITH YOU WITH EACH POINT……VAMOS SWEETHEART AND ENJOY A LOVELY BEAUTIFUL EVENING AND A BEAUTIFUL TOMORROW!!!!!!!:) XOXOXOXOXO.
    WE LOVE ALL YOUR GREAT ADORABLE PHOTOS ……..ESPECIALLY ONES POSTED HERE…….VAMOS SWEETHEART!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:) GO RAFA GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:) THE ABU DHABI CROWD LOVES YOU AND YOUR WARM FRIENDLY WAY!!!! YOU HAVE SUCH PRESENCE SWEETHEART….VERY HAPPY FOR YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!:) IT WILL BE A GREAT EXHIBITION MATCH FOR YOU!!!!!!!!!:) WI…….WI……WI…..
    XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO

  9. So happy these awards were given to you – many congratulations to a most inspiring young man. Also mentioning your team was acknowledgement to your character as a person. 👏🎾 🤗❤️👵🏼❤️

    • I am so happy how great you have been doing Rafael NADAL my father and I are huge fans We are so excited we cannot wait for 2020 keep up the good work you are amazing.. Kelly jones Starnes and James Jones are very huge fans , thankyou we love you

    • Congratulations Rafa. All of us in our family are very happy for you not only yesterday, today and tomorrow but forever. You are the most loved person in tennis world. Keep it up and love your family as always. Love you and your wife.

  10. So deserving of all these awards Rafa is truly the greatest player and sportsman in tennis he’s so appreciative of all his team and all his fans and he’s a very humble man. Congratulations Rafa I hope to enjoy watching you in the next year .

    • I was just going to post that, but you beat me to it. I too am thrilled that Rafa was able to wrestle it away from Roger for the third time. Rafa deserves all of these accolades. He is so humble too despite all of this recognition. .

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