Tennis superstar Rafael Nadal, who celebrated his 33rd birthday on June 3, Monday, thanked all his fans for their warm wishes on an auspicious day. Nadal celebrated his birthday by defeating Juan Ignacio Londero of Argentina 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 in the round-of-16 clash to reach quarter-finals of the French Open. Nadal, who is chasing his 12th French Open title at Roland Garros, was wished by countless fans on the various social media channels. Among those was Nadal’s close friend and former Real Madrid and Spain captain Iker Casillas. Rafael Nadal Birthday Special: Beating Roger Federer in 2008 Wimbledon Final and Other Epic Comebacks by the King of Clay.
“Like every year, thank you for celebrating my birthday with me. Thank you for your wishes,” said Nadal in a post on Instagram where he is seen celebrating his birthday alongside the President of the French Tennis Association, Bernard Giudicelli. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal Reach Record 14th French Open 4th Round.
Nadal Celebrates 33rd Birthday With French Tennis Association President
Nadal also thanked his fans worldwide in another Instagram post."Thanks all for the messages today!" wrote the Clay King in the post.
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Nadal will face Kei Nishikori of Japan in the quarter-finals on June 5, Tuesday. He won his first French Open title in 2005 at the age of 19 and is chasing his 12th title in the competition. The 17-time Grand Slam champion is considered one of the best ever Tennis players of the open era.