A doubles love match for Rafael Nadal
IT’S game, set and love match for tennis superstar Rafael Nadal who has revealed he is to marry girlfriend Mery Perello.
He popped the question last year, but the couple decided to keep it quiet until now.
The 32-year-old told Spanish magazine Hola! he proposed to Ms Perello, 30, who he has dated for 14 years, during a break in Rome last May.
They will reportedly wed in the autumn.
The 17-time Grand Slam winner previously said the couple plan to start a family, but he will not force their children to follow in his footsteps.
‘I love children and would like my children to do what they like,’ he added.
Spaniard Nadal lost to world No.1 Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open final at the weekend.
Author: Andrei Harmsworth