CAREER SNAPSHOT OF AUSTRALIAN OPEN MEN’S CHAMPION RAFAEL NADAL:

Age: 35

Born: Manacor, Mallorca

Lives: Mallorca, Spain

Height: 185cm

Weight: 85kg

Ranking: 5

Plays: left-handed (two-handed backhand)

Career prize money: $181,940,000 (AUD)

Career titles: 90

Grand slam titles: 21 (Australian Open 2009, 2022; French Open 2005-08, 2010-14, 2016-2020; Wimbledon 2008, 2010; US Open 2010, 2013, 2017, 2019)

Grand slam win-loss record: 298-41

Australian Open win-loss record: 76-15

Best Australian Open results: Champion 2009, 2022

Coaches: Carlos Moya, Francisco Roig, Marc Lopez

ROAD TO OPEN TITLE GLORY

1st rd: bt Marcos Giron 6-1 6-4 6-2

2nd rd: bt Yannick Hanfmann 6-2 6-3 6-4

3rd rd: bt 28-Karen Khachanov 6-3 6-2 3-6 6-1

4th rd: bt Adrian Mannarino 7-6 (16-14) 6-2 6-2

QF: bt 14-Denis Shapovalov (CAN) 6-3 6-4 4-6 3-6 6-3

SF: bt 7-Matteo Berrettini (ITA) 6-3 6-2 3-6 6-3

F: bt 2-Daniil Medvedev 2-6 6-7 (5-7) 6-4 6-4 7-5