Toni Nadal will return to coaching—but not with his nephew. Marca reports that the legendary uncle of Rafael Nadal will join Felix Auger-Aliassime’s coaching team, and the Canadian, aged 22 and ranked 20, confirmed the news on social media.
Welcome aboard Toni 🙌🏽 pic.twitter.com/BGH0HIapUr
— Félix AugerAliassime (@felixtennis) April 8, 2021
Auger-Aliassime has worked with Uncle Toni before, on a casual basis, while spending time at the Rafael Nadal Academy in Mallorca. Nadal will work alongside Auger-Aliassime’s current coach Frederic Fontang.
Marca is reporting that Toni Nadal will be part of Felix Auger-Aliassime’s team starting from Monte Carlo.
FAA has spent some time training at the Rafa Nadal Academy recently. https://t.co/jqQptnYiNy
— Tumaini Carayol (@tumcarayol) April 8, 2021