Rafael Nadal is all set to tie the knot with his 14-year-old girlfriend, Xisca Perello. According to many media news report going around both are reportedly engaged for the last 8 months but are keeping it secret. Spanish magazine Hola has made a claim that the world number 2 and the man with the second most grand slams in the history of tennis had admitted to proposing Mery, who also goes by the name of Xisca during their romantic holiday of Rome.
Xisca travels regularly with Nadal to his matches and was even in Melbourne during the Australian Open. Perello is a 30-year-old Insurance Banker and has been associated with Nadal’s foundation by the name of Rafa Nadal Foundation. Nadal was beaten at the finals of the Australian Open by Novak Djokovic. After the defeat, he said “Even if tonight was not my night, it’s so important for me to be where I am coming back from injury. I really believe I played a great two weeks of tennis, there’s good energy and good inspiration for what is coming”.
“After 10 years, finally my girlfriend gets a wildcard to come here.”
— #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) January 23, 2017