Fifteen years after he won the maiden ATP title, Rafael Nadal is still one of the best players in the world, establishing a unique tennis legacy and winning no less than 80 ATP titles, including 17 Majors. Following a tough loss in the final of the Australian Open, Rafa is back home at Mallorca, preparing for his second tournament of the season in Acapulco at his Rafa Nadal Academy.
Opened in May 2016, the Academy has been passing his vision onto the new generation of potential tennis stars, hosting them at the state of art facility in his hometown of Manacor. The Academy offers the best possible conditions for the upcoming youngster, giving them a chance to work on their game regularly and improve the various elements of their tennis together with highly-skilled and trained coaches.
Players from all over the world have gathered in Manacor but that was only the beginning of Nadal's masterplan, launching Rafa Nadal Tennis Centre to spread his knowledge and skills outside the hometown. At the end of last year, his first abroad Academy department was opened at Costa Mujeres in Mexico, inside the facilities of the TRS Coral Hotel and the Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort & Spa resorts.
The beautiful resort has got a chance to improve their sporting activities, offering the best possible features for both the entire families and individuals who want to take their game to another level. Besides eight clay courts, the visitors could have fun on a soccer field, a gym and paddle court, or experience Rafa Nadal Museum and also the shop.
Before heading to Acapulco, Rafa will travel to Costa Mujeres for the official inauguration of the Rafa Nadal Tennis Centre on Monday, February 18, giving the fans and visitors a chance to explore the Tennis Centre with him and maybe even to hit some balls with one of the best players of all time.