How Many Grand Slams Has Rafael Nadal Won?

Rafael “Rafa” Nadal Parera (born 3 June 1986) is a Spanish professional tennis player.

Rafael Nadal has won 22 Grand Slams.

Australian Open2 – 2009, 2022
French Open13 – 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022
US Open4 – 2010, 2013, 2017, 2019
Wimbledon2 – 2008, 2010
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ResultYearTournamentSurfaceOpponentScore
Win2005French OpenClay Mariano Puerta6–7(6–8), 6–3, 6–1, 7–5
Win2006French Open (2)Clay Roger Federer1–6, 6–1, 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Loss2006WimbledonGrass Roger Federer0–6, 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–2), 3–6
Win2007French Open (3)Clay Roger Federer6–3, 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Loss2007WimbledonGrass Roger Federer6–7(7–9), 6–4, 6–7(3–7), 6–2, 2–6
Win2008French Open (4)Clay Roger Federer6–1, 6–3, 6–0
Win2008WimbledonGrass Roger Federer6–4, 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 6–7(8–10), 9–7
Win2009Australian OpenHard Roger Federer7–5, 3–6, 7–6(7–3), 3–6, 6–2
Win2010French Open (5)Clay Robin Söderling6–4, 6–2, 6–4
Win2010Wimbledon (2)Grass Tomáš Berdych6–3, 7–5, 6–4
Win2010US OpenHard Novak Djokovic6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–2
Win2011French Open (6)Clay Roger Federer7–5, 7–6(7–3), 5–7, 6–1
Loss2011WimbledonGrass Novak Djokovic4–6, 1–6, 6–1, 3–6
Loss2011US OpenHard Novak Djokovic2–6, 4–6, 7–6(7–3), 1–6
Loss2012Australian OpenHard Novak Djokovic7–5, 4–6, 2–6, 7–6(7–5), 5–7
Win2012French Open (7)Clay Novak Djokovic6–4, 6–3, 2–6, 7–5
Win2013French Open (8)Clay David Ferrer6–3, 6–2, 6–3
Win2013US Open (2)Hard Novak Djokovic6–2, 3–6, 6–4, 6–1
Loss2014Australian OpenHard Stan Wawrinka3–6, 2–6, 6–3, 3–6
Win2014French Open (9)Clay Novak Djokovic3–6, 7–5, 6–2, 6–4
Loss2017Australian OpenHard Roger Federer4–6, 6–3, 1–6, 6–3, 3–6
Win2017French Open (10)Clay Stan Wawrinka6–2, 6–3, 6–1
Win2017US Open (3)Hard Kevin Anderson6–3, 6–3, 6–4
Win2018French Open (11)Clay Dominic Thiem6–4, 6–3, 6–2
Loss2019Australian OpenHard Novak Djokovic3–6, 2–6, 3–6
Win2019French Open (12)Clay Dominic Thiem6–3, 5–7, 6–1, 6–1
Win2019US Open (4)Hard Daniil Medvedev7–5, 6–3, 5–7, 4–6, 6–4
Win2020French Open (13)Clay Novak Djokovic6–0, 6–2, 7–5
Win2022Australian Open (2)Hard Daniil Medvedev2–6, 6–7(5–7), 6–4, 6–4, 7–5
Win2022French Open (14)Clay Casper Ruud6–3, 6–3, 6–0

Other facts:

  • Born and raised in Mallorca, he still calls the Spanish island home during the offseason. He is one of the few players on the ATP Tour still living in their hometown.
  • With soccer in his blood and tennis being so demanding, Rafael Nadal had to make a serious decision when he was 12 years old. There was an opportunity to continue focusing on soccer only and hoping for the best, or to pursue tennis full-time. He chose the latter, and although it’s impossible to tell how great he could have been on the pitch, most think he made the right decision.
  • In an exhibition match, Nadal caught the tennis world by surprise by beating Pat Cash. The 1987 Wimbledon winner was retired at the time, but still playing regularly in numerous events around the world.
  • There are a lot of examples of Nadal being superstitious, but the most notable one while playing is his insistence on lining up all his water bottles. Between each changeover, it’s very noticeable in person and on television that he lines them up just right.
  • Millions and millions of people around the world love their pets, but Nadal said in his 2010 autobiography that he “doubts their intentions.” It shouldn’t be entirely ruled out that he never gets a dog, but it may take some convincing.
  • Nadal also enjoys playing and watching golf and poker when the time allows. He plays at a competitive level in both.
  • He likes to play the PlayStation and says that his favorite drink is Coca-Cola
  • Rafa appeared in a music video called, ‘Gypsy’ with Shakira. He played her love interest in the video. Undoubtedly, this was a new avatar of Rafa. He is friends with Shakira and her husband, Gerard Pique, who also runs the Davis Cup.
  • Nadal is nicknamed ‘The King of Clay’ as he is considered to be the best tennis player on clay courts.