Rafael Nadal: Wimbledon Record | Results | Titles | Finals | History | Stats

Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal will be eyeing a historic 23rd Grand Slam title at the SW-19. Renowned as the King of Clay, Nadal has only ever won two Wimbledon titles over the years, the last of which came in 2010. 

With a stellar 2022 coupled with passion and hunger to win, Rafael Nadal has the required tools to win the Wimbledon 2022.

  • Rafael Nadal has won the Wimbledon two times
  • Nadal’s last Wimbledon championship came in 2010 and will be eyeing to end the drought
  • If Rafael Nadal does capture Wimbledon, it will be his 23rd Grand Slam title

Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon

Having made his debut at the 2003 Wimbledon Championships, Nadal made history for the first time of asking by becoming the youngest player to enter the third round. 

In just his third Wimbledon appearance, Rafael Nadal was playing in the final of the 2006 Championships, losing to old foe and great Roger Federer.

Having lost the 2006 and 2007 Wimbledon finals to Federer, it was third time lucky for Nadal as he got the better of the Swiss. 

Since then Rafael Nadal has made it to the 2010 and 2011 Wimbledon finals, winning the earlier occasion. 

Nadal Record at Wimbledon

Overall Nadal has a win-loss record of 54-12 at the Wimbledon Championships. (*Stats as on 30th June 2022)

Rafael Nadal Record in Wimbledon finals

At 36, Rafael Nadal has played in five Wimbledon finals, winning two and losing three. Four of those finals involved either Roger Federer or Novak Djokovic as he shared the stage with the greats of the game. 

From 2006 to 2008, Nadal and Federer graced the game with some remarkable performances, beating Federer in the 2008 Wimbledon final was one of the highlights of Nadal’s career.

In 2010 Rafael Nadal beat Tomáš Berdych in the Wimbledon final, where he didn’t drop a set on his way to the Wimbledon title. 

Defending the title though is something he hasn’t managed, a vintage Novak Djokovic got the better of Nadal in 2011 final, which saw the Serb win three titles in a single calendar year.

Can Nadal end 12-year drought?

Earlier in the year, the Spaniard ended his 13-year wait for an Australian Open title and won his 21st Grand Slam title. It is 12 long years since the 14-time French Open champion won the Wimbledon title. A win in the 2022 championships will end his title drought, Federer may no longer be in the scene but Djokovic is still around.

Seeded second for the tournament, the former World No.1 will be determined to make the occasion and secure his third Wimbledon title. If he does succeed it will also be his third Grand Slam of the year. Also if he secures the Wimbledon Championships, he will equal Serena Williams' tally of 23 singles Grand Slam titles, one behind the all-time record of Margret Court.

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