Rafael Nadal to announce shock retirement?

Nadal created a stir on Thursday when rumors have surfaced that his career was over.

Sad news for Nadal fans. Speculation had been rife that the Spanish tennis player will announce his retirement from sports, at age 31, with immediate effect.

UPDATE 21/07/2017 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Being a tennis player isn't fun anymore

“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a tennis player just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.

#ThankYouRafael

For a little while on Thursday evening, #ThankYouRafael was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.

“You’ve accomplished everything I ever dreamed of #ThankYouRafael.”
— @DesireePlum, 20 Jul 2017
“I thought Rafael Nadal retired about 5 years ago?!?”
— @millythom, 20 Jul 2017

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