On Sunday, June 9, 2013, Rafael Nadel officially became a legend, as he is the first tennis player in the world to win the French Open, 2013, for the eighth time. This is a huge achievement which will go down in the history books, as this victory puts Raffael Nadal to have won his 12th major title, beating Tennis Great, Bjorn Borg who held the record at 11 titles before this.
Rafael Nadal has been in partnership with uber luxury and exotic watch brand Richard Mille since 2010, where he has worn an RM watch at every tournament he has participated in, testing it’s limits and shock resistance.
As a brand, Richard Mille is extremely proud and honored to have such an amazing Ambassador and congratulates Rafael Nadal. He has proven his talent by his incredible determination, resilience and execution, which has afforded him this prestigious victory.
Rafael Nadal is a true inspiration and epitomizes tenacity, courage and strength. He returned last February to the game of competitive Tennis after 7 months because of a knee injury. After his triumphant return, he game back stronger than ever, exuding confidence, incredible physical fitness and stamina, propelling him to win six titles in Sao Paolo, Acapulco, Indian wells, Barcelona, Madrid and Rome before Roland Garros.