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Rafael Nadal’s first child was born on Thursday

Rafael Nadal's first child was born on Thursday

Rafael Nadal says he and his family are ‘very well’ after birth of first child

Rafael Nadal’s first child was born on Thursday (15 August 2018) and the Wimbledon champion was already talking up plans to take part in his first grand slam tournament since Wimbledon, the U.S. Open.

The 37-year-old told reporters on Thursday that he and his family were’very well’.

‘We’re very well, very happy, a great moment to bring our first child to the world of tennis, it’s a great moment for our family,’ he said after his first child, a boy, was born. ‘My sister’s very well, we’re very happy.’

And he added: ‘We’re happy and our lives are very good. We love tennis, my sister’s like my best friend, she’s very happy too, she plays tennis.

‘We will arrive to the Miami Open, which is our first grand slam, we’re very happy about it.’

After his first child was born on Thursday (15 August 2018) Rafael Nadal was already talking up plans to take part in his first grand slam tournament since Wimbledon, the U.S. Open. Pictured is the crowd during Nadal’s match against Richard Gasquet at Wimbledon in July

Rafael Nadal (R) with his newborn baby son. The 37-year-old won the French Open at the end of last month – his first Grand Slam championship since Wimbledon in 2009

‘We’re very happy and our lives are very good. We love tennis, my sister’s like my best friend, she’s very happy too, she plays tennis.

‘We will arrive to the Miami Open, which is our first grand slam, we’re very happy about it.’

Rafael Nadal (R) with his newborn baby son. The 37-year-old won the French Open at the end of last month – his first Grand Slam championship since Wimbledon in 2009

Nadal with his sister Carla, after taking their first, son, Nadal Fernandez (L) and his wife

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