Nadal, Longtime Girlfriend Tie the Knot

By Reuters
October 21, 2019Sportsshare
Nadal, Longtime Girlfriend Tie the Knot
(L) Rafael Nadal of Spain attends a press conference on Oct. 15, 2017 in Shanghai, China. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images) (R) Maria Francisca Perello watches the semi final match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria on day 12 of the 2017 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Rafael Nadal and longtime girlfriend Maria Francisca Perello were married during the weekend in Mallorca, the Spanish tennis great revealed via social media on Sunday.

Nadal, 33, revealed the news via his academy’s social media feed. He and Perello have been together for more than 14 years.

Currently ranked second in the world rankings, Nadal is scheduled to return to action at the Rolex Paris Masters to be held Oct. 28-Nov. 3.

Earlier media reports said wedding guests had been expected to include Juan Carlos I, the former King of Spain, as well as fellow players Feliciano Lopez, David Ferrer, and Juan Monaco.

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