Clay king Rafael Nadal opens tennis academy in Mexico

Last Updated: Feb 20 2019 17:10
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TENNIS- Spaniard world number two Rafael Nadal has opened a tennis academy in Mexico at the Caribbean seaside resort of Cancun.

The Costa Mujeres centre is an extension of Nadal’s original academy based on his native Mallorca.

The "Rafa Nadal Tennis Centre” boasts of eight floodlit clay courts, a paddle court, gymnasium and a sports clothing and equipment store.

The centre will initially cater to tourists and locals but it will eventually aim to contribute to the development of tennis in Mexico.