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Rafael Nadal to Help Boost Tennis in Saudi Arabia as New Ambassador

This move comes after a successful year for tennis in KSA, which saw the country host its first ever ATP Tour event, the Next Gen ATP Finals in Jeddah.

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 16 January 2024
Rafael Nadal to Help Boost Tennis in Saudi Arabia as New Ambassador

Spain's national treasure and tennis superstar Rafael Nadal has announced that he will be taking on a new role in Saudi Arabia to help grow the sport globally. The 37-year-old, who has won 22 Grand Slam titles, expressed his absolute excitement about being part of the country's progress and potential.

This move comes after a successful year for tennis in KSA, which saw the country host its first ever ATP Tour event, the Next Gen ATP Finals in Jeddah. The Saudi Federation also revealed plans for a new Rafa Nadal Academy, and we're living for it.

Rafael Nadal to Help Boost Tennis in Saudi Arabia as New Ambassador

Sport is a significant aspect of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Vision 2030 reform agenda, and we can't wait to see how this new alliance shows the country's determination to establish tennis as a major part of its international calendar.