Losing Is Not My Enemy, Fear Of Losing Is My Enemy

Rafael Nadal

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"Losing is not my enemy, fear of losing is my enemy."

Rafael Nadal (1986-) is a Spanish professional tennis player currently ranked world No. 2 in men's singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals. He has won a record 12 career French Open championships.

Nadal has won 19 Grand Slam singles titles, the second-most in history for a male player, as well as a record 35 ATP Tour Masters 1000 titles, 21 ATP Tour 500 titles and the 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles. He has won a record 12 French Open titles, 4 US Open titles, 2 Wimbledon titles and one Australian Open title, and won at least one Grand Slam every year for a record ten consecutive years (2005–2014).

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