Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal was named Esquire Man of the 12 months in 2022 for his stupendous achievements this 12 months. He received the Australian Open and French Open.
Nadal named 2022 Esquire Man of the 12 months for spectacular marketing campaign. Courtesy: AP
By India Today Web Desk: Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, on Thursday, December 18, was named Esquire Man of the 12 months in 2022 for his stupendous achievements this 12 months.
Nadal, at the moment ranked No.1 within the ATP rankings under fellow countryman Carlos Alcaraz, received each the Australian Open and French Open this 12 months. At the same time as he pulled out of the Wimbledon semi-final in opposition to Nick Kyrgios attributable to damage, Frances Tiafoe defeated him within the US Open earlier this 12 months.
Esquire honoured him for his stupendous quantity of dedication and dedication during the last 12 months.
“For being, indisputably, the embodiment of the very best values that anybody wish to discover, on and off the monitor. For having aroused the unanimous admiration of all and for demonstrating that effort, respect and humility are able to shifting mountains.
“Even when it looks as if all the pieces is in opposition to you. For being a renaissance grasp. Of sports activities revivals, time and again. The 2022 Esquire Man of the 12 months grand prize goes to Rafael Nadal,” Esquire said.
The 36-year-old Nadal additionally received the ATP Followers’ Favorite Award in 2022. The Spaniard grew to become solely the fourth participant after Marat Safin, Roger Federer and Gustavo Kuerten to win the award.
“I’m tremendous comfortable to obtain the Followers’ Favorite Award [in] 2022. It makes me really feel nice. I can’t thanks sufficient everybody for the help not just for this award, however on the identical time for all of the help that I obtain in each single metropolis and occasion all over the world. Which means all the pieces to me, so I’m very [much] wanting ahead to 2023 to share lots of optimistic issues once more. See you quickly!” Nadal stated.
Within the subsequent 12 months, Nadal, who has received 22 Grand Slam singles titles in his profession, is anticipated to participate within the Australian Open at Rod Laver Enviornment.