Rafael Nadal’s and Maria Xisca Perello’s Wedding, With Star Is a Mystery, After 14 Years Dating Girlfriend, Wimbledon 2019 semi-finalist. Rafael Nadal's long-term girlfriend Xisca Perello has shunned the media limelight over the years despite dating one of the world's most famous sportsmen.
I t took Rafael Nadal a total of 14 years to amass his record-breaking 11 French Open titles—and almost exactly the same amount of time for him to propose to his longtime girlfriend, Maria Francisca Perelló. HELLO!'s sister publication HOLA! has revealed that Rafa proposed to Mery, also known as Xisca, back in May during a romantic trip to Rome, but the couple kept it private for the first eight months of their engagement.
“Normally we don’t speak about Rafa’s private life, ever,” Nadal’s rep Benito Pérez-Barbadillo told People. “However this information is absolutely incorrect and fake news from non-credible sources.” Rafa is believed to have popped the question to Xisca earlier this year, after she was seen wearing an engagement ring.
For 2019, he sits at first on the overall money list with $6,281,671. A Federer title at in London this weekend would see him pass Nadal. Should Novak Djokovic advance on the other side of the bracket, the Spaniard would have to win it to stay on top of the list.