1986: Professional tennis player Rafael Nadal, one of the greatest players of all time whose skill on clay courts has earned him the nickname "The King of Clay," is born in Manacor, Mallorca, Spain. Nadal, who has reached the world No. 1 ranking more than once in his career, has won 14 Grand Slam singles titles, including an all-time record nine French Open titles. He also won the 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles and was also part of the Spain Davis Cup team that won the finals in 2004, 2008, 2009 and 2011. He completed the Career Grand Slam by winning the 2010 U.S. Open, being the seventh player in history, and the youngest of four in the Open Era, to achieve it.