Rafa and his mom officially inaugurated the tennis school Rafa’s foundation has been working on in conjunction the Fundacion Vincente Ferrer. The school is in Anantapur.
Nadal inaugurates his tennis school in Andhra Pradesh (includes a short video)
As of now the academy has three international class clay courts and Nadal inaugurated the central court, a police officer told PTI over phone from Anantapur, adding Nadal also interacted and played tennis with budding players.
The sports facility is likely to be further expanded besides efforts were on to bring in star hockey players from Australia and Spain, who are to visit the RDT stadium to offer training and for interaction.
Nadal also visited some nearby villages where the NGO runs centres for the visually-challenged and hearing-impaired and children with other disabilities, the official said.
rtve.es coverage of the inauguration. (Thanks Inés and mary)
After the inauguration, Nadal was driven to the Bathalapalli project, 30 km from Anantapur, according to Eeli Francis Xavier, sports director of the Rural Development Trust.
Three of the Trusts intellectually challenged track and field athletes aspiring to take part in the world games are training at Bathalapalli and Nadal insisted on meeting the athletes.
And a kind of creepy, stalkery video.
Lastly, another video from Inés: