There is no doubt that the future of Rafa Nadal, when you decide to hang up the racket, you are linked to the academy that bears his name in Manacor, facilities that are in full expansion works, which include the construction of a new pavilion, with which the Rafa Nadal Academy By Movistar is intended to give “a great qualitative leap”.
Nadal himself closely follows the evolutions of the remodeling and, before traveling to France to compete in the 1,000 Masters of Paris-Bercy, he wanted to see construction progress of the new covered pavilion.
This space will house three new fast surface covered courts and seven semi-covered clay courts. The academy will also have new spaces for physical preparation, physiotherapy, psychology, nutrition and sports medicine, which will be located within the new construction.
When the works are finished, the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar will have 19 outdoor fast surface tracks, 15 outdoor clay courts, 4 hard surface covered courts, 7 semi-covered clay courts, 1 soccer field, 7 outdoor paddle tennis courts, 6 indoor paddle tennis courts, 1 Padbol court, 2 court squash, 1 semi-Olympic pool, 1 outdoor pool, Fitness center and spa.
The tennis player stressed that “one of our pending subjects was to finish propping up the installation. we had high-level facilities, but I believe that when the expansion is completed we will have a center that will take a decisive qualitative leap. We will expand the dirt tracks and we will expand the covered tracks, something that for us was a pending issue and very important to be able to provide the proper service “.
The Spaniard considers that “it is a very important but totally necessary investment. I think it is going to give us a qualitative leap that everyone will notice: children, adults and all the people who come to visit the Academy.”