One of the finest clay court Spanish Tennis Player Rafael Nadal claims that he would play in Rio 2016 organized on his "favorite" clay court in February 2016. The "King of Clay" Rafael Nadal is a 14-time Grand salm winner and has even won the inaugural edition of the ATP 500 event in 2014, before being eliminated by Italy's Fabio Fognini in semifinals of this year tournament.

Rio Open is a combined tennis event on the ATP and WTA tours, which is played on outdoor clay courts at the Jocky Club in Rio de Janerio.

The 29-year old Rafael Nadal stated to a source on Thursday that, "The Rio Open is an important event on the tennis calendar special country. I have developed a great relationship with the Brazilian public over the last two years and I love going back there."

The Spanish professional tennis player currently ranked no. 7 and endured frustrating 2015, for failing to win Grand Slam for the first time in a calendar year since 2004.

The forthcoming Rio Open 2016 is organized from February 15 to 21 at the Brazilian Jockey Club. Rafael Nadal will try his best to achieve the Grand Slam of 2016 and prove himself a one of the finest tennis player in history.