Ten­nis - Rafael Nadal in­au­gu­rates ten­nis acad­emy in Span­ish home­town

Malta Independent - - SPORT -

Span­ish ten­nis star Rafael Nadal has in­au­gu­rated the Rafa Nadal Acad­emy by Mo­vis­tar on his home is­land of Mal­lorca. Nadal was ac­com­pa­nied by long-time ri­val Roger Fed­erer at the event in his home­town of Mana­cor. The acad­emy, which opened for busi­ness in June, com­bines ten­nis train­ing with school­ing for promis­ing play­ers from the age of 12-18. Among its goals is to help its stu­dents who don't turn pro­fes­sional af­ter leav­ing the acad­emy to find schol­ar­ships to study at uni­ver­si­ties in the United States. It is run by Rafael's coach and un­cle, Toni Nadal.

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