The Majorcan tennis player Rafa Nadal and his team from the Manacor Academy finished in first position, tied with Balneario Illetas & Gran Folies Beach Club, in the fourth Scratch round of the Qromia Hexagonal Golf Circuit held this Sunday at the Arabella Golf course They are Muntaner (Palma).
Rafael Nadal, golf
Nadal, along with his uncle and former FC Barcelona player, Miguel Ángel Nadal, Peter Mason and Jorge Alborch, delivered a card with 96 hits in a competition in which 26 teams participated. In the Scratch mode, whoever has the lowest score with gross hits wins.
The Mallorcan, winner of 22 Grand Slam titles and who did not play the semifinals of the last Wimbledon Open against the Greek Nick Kyrgios due to an abdominal injury, was the golfer with the best individual score (37 strokes), along with Marc Salvà .
In the Handicap classification modality, the Rafa Nadal Academy team finished in tenth place with 108 strokes. Nadal, a great golf fan and with a handicap similar to that of a professional golfer, has enjoyed a few days off in Ibiza and Mallorca.
He is scheduled to return to the tennis courts at the Canadian Masters 1,000 to be held between August 7 and 14 in Montreal. Next week, from Wednesday July 20 to Friday July 22, he will participate in the individual Balearic professional golf championship in Alcanada (Alcúdia), according to the list of registered players.
Rafael Nada was number one in the ATP world for a total of 209 weeks, finishing 5 seasons in first place in the rankings. He is the only player in history to have reached the No. 1 position of the ATP ranking over the course of three different decades (2000-2009, 2010-2019, 2020-2029).
In addition, he is the tennis player who has occupied the second position in the ranking for the longest (370 weeks overall), remaining there for 160 consecutive weeks (absolute record) behind Roger Federer. He is the only player in history to never be relegated from the top 10 of the ranking, as well as the absolute record holder for the number of consecutive weeks (878: from April 25, 2005 to today).