He missed most of the clay court season, including the French Open, because of a stress fracture in his left ankle.At the 2005 Australian Open, Nadal lost in the fourth round to eventual runner-up Lleyton Hewitt.
His father, Sebastián Nadal, is a businessman who owns an insurance company as well as a glass and window company, Vidres Mallorca, and manages his own restaurant, Sa Punta. This made Toni Nadal intensify training, and at that time he encouraged Nadal to play left-handed for a natural advantage on the tennis court, as he noticed Nadal played forehand shots with two hands.
Tom is a recognizable face from the Olympics swimming competition (what a body!!
) — and he’s also known for dating the popular Dustin Lance Black, a much older Oscar winning screenwriter.
He then lost in the second round of 2005 Wimbledon to Gilles Müller of Luxembourg.
Immediately after Wimbledon, Nadal won 16 consecutive matches and three consecutive tournaments, bringing his ranking to world No. Nadal started his North American summer hard-court season by defeating Agassi in the final of the 2005 Canada Masters, but lost in the first round of the 2005 Cincinnati Masters.